1. 2015 Midseason Awards for the NBA's Rookie Class

    The youthful NBA rookies of 2014-15 are halfway done with their first grueling pro campaign. As a whole, they've been a disappointing group, but the top performers deserve some hardware...

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  2. The Most Valuable Skill of Every Top 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

    As the college hoops season chugs along and conference play unfolds, top NBA draft prospects are revealing their most valuable skills...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 11 days ago 11,385 reads 16 comments

  3. Every NBA Team's Biggest Draft Need Entering 2015 Calendar Year

    As January unfolds and we approach the midway point in the 2014-15 NBA season, it's time to check every team's biggest draft needs. It's important to note that not every front office will make its selections based on positional wants...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 17 days ago 126,857 reads 210 comments

  4. The NBA's Most Surprising and Disappointing Young Players During 2014

    As we draw curtains on the 2014 portion of the 2014-15 NBA season, it's time to spotlight the most surprising and disappointing young ballers around the league...

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  5. Building the NBA's All-Efficiency Team

    Efficiency is the name of the game in today's NBA , and there are some astonishingly streamlined stat machines roaming the court in 2014-15...

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  6. Pros and Cons for Every Potential 2015 NBA Draft Lottery Pick

    Every NBA franchise has to weigh the good against the bad when assessing potential lottery picks. The 2014-15 draft has a wide assortment of tempting prospects, and scouts and ...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 34,570 reads 55 comments

  7. 5 D-League Studs with Best Chance of Cracking an NBA Roster

    Breaking into the NBA is no easy feat, especially when you're not a blue-chip prospect getting ushered in via the draft. Countless hopefuls in the Development League are toiling to earn a spot in the world's greatest basketball confederation...

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  8. NBA Comparisons for Every Projected 2015 NBA Draft 1st-Round Pick

    Now that we've had a good taste of the top NBA draft prospects in action, we can start to look at who they compare to at the next level...

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  9. Cleveland Cavaliers' Big 3 Finally Clicking and Other Saturday NBA Takeaways

    Don't look now, but the Cleveland Cavaliers look like they're gaining steam and heading in the right direction...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 67,119 reads 148 comments

  10. Does Marreese Speights' Breakout Season Make David Lee Expendable for Warriors?

    This early-season Marreese Speights party has been quite the bonanza for the Golden State Warriors . If you're late to the festivities, feast your eyes on the next Dubs game and enjoy the 6'10" center scoring all over the place..

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 24,135 reads 85 comments

  11. Work to Do: East-Leading Toronto Raptors Aren't Yet Elite

    The Toronto Raptors are perched atop the Eastern Conference, but the Dallas Mavericks helped remind us that they aren't yet a truly elite NBA outfit. Make no mistake, they're a tough unit that challenged Monta Ellis and Co...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 21,036 reads 160 comments

  12. What Stands Between Lance Stephenson and His Star Potential?

    As the Charlotte Hornets ' shiniest offseason acquisition, Lance Stephenson entered the 2014-15 campaign with high expectations—perhaps too lofty for his own good...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 21,456 reads 80 comments

  13. The Most Troubling Statistic Facing All 30 NBA Teams

    Every NBA team has at least one troubling statistic, and we delved into the stat sheets to find them. Now that there's a month's worth of data to work with, many clubs are starting to reveal their deficiencies and undesirable tendencies...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 2 months ago 131,761 reads 150 comments

  14. 2014-15 NBA Rookies Who Are Already Making Us Rewrite Their Scouting Reports

    The 2014-15 NBA season is still young, but it's time to rethink and rewrite the scouting reports of some top rookies. For the most part, the league's crop of newcomers has been disappointing and injury-riddled...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 2 months ago 142,351 reads 57 comments

  15. Progress Reports for the Top NBA Rookies for Early Portion of 2014-15 Season

    With the first two weeks of the 2014-15 season in the books, it's time to dole out early progress reports for the NBA 's most heavily employed rookies...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 130,437 reads 133 comments

  16. 10 Stars Who Re-Define the NBA's Boundaries

    This isn't your grandfather's NBA . Maybe not even your older brother's NBA. The league is constantly staggering us in new ways, and its current transformation is spearheaded by a group of unmatched stars...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 26,207 reads 91 comments

  17. Breaking Down What to Expect from Dante Exum's Rookie Season with Utah Jazz

    Rarely do we see NBA rookies as enigmatic and intriguing as Utah Jazz guard and Australia native Dante Exum . Mystery and excitement surround the rangy 19-year-old prospect who took an unorthodox route to land at No...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 2,964 reads 1 comments

  18. Ranking the Best 22-and-Under Prospect on Every NBA Team During 2014-15 Season

    The NBA is brimming with young talent entering the 2014-15 season. We're talking about really young prospects, college-aged ballers who are already professionals in the world's topmost basketball league...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 34,222 reads 69 comments

  19. NBA Rookies with the Most Disappointing 2014 Preseason Performances

    Although the 2014-15 NBA rookie class is an exciting crop stuffed with potential, a handful of prospects have turned in disappointing preseasons...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 65,528 reads 35 comments

  20. Elfrid Payton vs. Marcus Smart: Which Rookie Will Face a Tougher NBA Transition?

    Elfrid Payton and Marcus Smart are the two best point guards to emerge from the college ranks in the 2014 draft, and their tools and skills suggest flourishing NBA careers...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 6,978 reads 26 comments

  21. Top Undrafted NBA Rookies Who Can Make an Impact During 2014-15 Season

    They went undrafted in June, but these tenacious rookies are aiming to crack the NBA and make an impact in 2014-15. Don't be fooled by their underwhelming athleticism or lack of dynamic skills...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 50,189 reads 37 comments

  22. 2015 NBA Draft: Pros and Cons of Every Potential No. 1 Pick

    We're treated to a dynamically talented trio of prospects at the top of the 2015 NBA draft class. Each offers a uniquely intriguing set of skills and potential, so every potential lottery franchise will be taking a hard look at all three players...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 33,052 reads 55 comments

  23. 5 NBA Rookies with Best Chance to Make Major Impact in 2014-15

    Many 2014-15 NBA rookies are athletic, talented or possess exciting potential. But few have a chance to make a major impact right out of the gate...

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  24. 10 Explosive Athletes to Watch in the 2015 NBA Draft Class

    Some NBA draft prospects are more exciting to watch than others, and most of the time it's due to their explosive athleticism...

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  25. 5 NBA Rookies Exceeding Expectations During 2014-15 Preseason

    Through the first few weeks of NBA preseason action, a handful of unsung rookies have exceeded expectations with productive outings or impressive trends...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 months ago 17,630 reads 20 comments