1. How Far Can Kobe Bryant Carry the Los Angeles Lakers?

    At 33 years old, Kobe Bryant has a lot of basketball mileage on his legs. He has played more than 1,100 regular season games and counting, as well as an additional 208 playoff games...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about over 2 years ago 421 reads 0 comments

  2. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant; Who Would You Take?

    As demonized as he may be, LeBron James is without a doubt one of the best players in the NBA . The 27 year-old has done almost everything there is to do—except win a championship...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about over 2 years ago 1,652 reads 1 comments

  3. Why MarShon Brooks Will Be the Steal of the 2011 NBA Draft

    "He's just a beneficiary of high-volume shooting." "He played for Providence. He had to do all the scoring." "Considering how much he shoots, he should be scoring 20...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about over 2 years ago 2,192 reads 1 comments

  4. Power Ranking the Dallas Mavericks and the Top 10 NBA Bench Units

    With the compressed NBA season underway, a team’s bench will be more important than ever, particularly to veteran teams...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about over 2 years ago 2,866 reads 12 comments

  5. Derrick Rose and the Top 7 NBA MVP Candidates

    Finally, some basketball! With the lockout finally resolved and some marquee games on Christmas day, the buzz around the NBA is back. The stars are ready to chase a championship, and Derrick Rose is ready to defend his MVP trophy...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about over 2 years ago 314 reads 3 comments

  6. Dwight Howard: A Very Lonely Superstar Stuck in Orlando

    Remember the old days, when LeBron James had championship aspirations with the Cleveland Cavaliers ? Before The Decision and before Dan Gilbert's angry letter written in Comic ...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about almost 3 years ago 2,955 reads 50 comments

  7. How Shawn Marion Transformed His Career

    Remember when Shawn Marion was "The Matrix?" You know, when he was on the Phoenix Suns , putting up 20 points, 10 rebounds, a couple steals and some blocks every game. In the Suns' system, Marion was the ultimate stat machine...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 3,414 reads 5 comments

  8. J.J. Barea: Is He an Expendable Player to the Dallas Mavericks?

    The J.J. Barea craze was certainly in full swing during the 2011 NBA Playoffs. The backup guard for the Dallas Mavericks was a fan favorite for everyone out there who has been ...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 625 reads 1 comments

  9. Three Reasons Why Keeping Tyson Chandler Is a Priority

    If and when the NBA lockout is resolved, a free agency frenzy will ensue, somewhat like what we saw with the NFL this summer after it sorted out its own work stoppage...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 1,392 reads 2 comments

  10. Dirk Nowitzki: Why He Is the NBA's No. 1 Power Forward

    We all saw Dirk Nowitzki prove himself during this season's playoffs. There were times where it looked as if he was unstoppable, even with quality defenders draped all over him...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 1,617 reads 2 comments

  11. Evaluation Time: What Kind of State Is the NBA In?

    Amidst a work stoppage, now is a good time to take a step back and assess how the NBA is doing as a whole. As a huge NBA fan myself, I'm going to touch upon many important topics that effect the well-being of the league...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 191 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA: Ranking Lamar Odom, Jason Terry and the Top 10 Bench Players

    In today's NBA , there are a variety of great players who provide different dimensions to their team off the bench...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 6,432 reads 75 comments

  13. NBA: Ranking Dirk Nowitzki and the Top 15 Power Forwards in the NBA Today

    While compiling my list of the top 15 power forwards currently in the NBA , it hit me pretty quickly that there are surely a lot of quality players at this position...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 13,542 reads 330 comments

  14. Ariza and Okafor Deals Limit New Orleans Hornets' Flexibility

    In the 2011-12 season, superstar point guard Chris Paul will earn over $16 million. And right behind him, at $12.5 million, is center Emeka Okafor . Yes, Emeka Okafor ...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA: Will David West Risk Staying with the New Orleans Hornets?

    Power forward David West is set to be a free agent when the NBA resolves the labor situation. With a fairly weak free agent class, West appears to be one of the top players available...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 253 reads 0 comments

  16. Carson Palmer Exemplifies a Huge Problem with Professional Athletes

    By now, we're all aware of the Carson Palmer situation. The man that the Cincinnati Bengals decided to make their franchise quarterback has all of the sudden decided that he doesn't feel like playing for the Bengals anymore...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 3,336 reads 13 comments

  17. NBA: Shaq Says Rajon Rondo's Struggles Can Be Blamed on President Obama

    Nobody actually thought that Shaquille O'Neal would ride off into the sunset after he retired earlier this summer, right? In a Shaq original excerpt, he suggests that a meeting ...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 675 reads 9 comments

  18. Chris Paul Saves the New Orleans Hornets from the League Cellar

    We've all seen how spectacular of a player Chris Paul is. And if you haven't, just ask Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers how difficult it was to contain him in the playoffs. Paul is the total package...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 521 reads 3 comments

  19. 5 Predictions for the Boston Celtics in 2011-2012

    After a disappointing playoff performance in 2011, the Boston Celtics believe they have something to prove. They also want to win one more championship before the primarily veteran core is broken up...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 1,024 reads 4 comments

  20. NBA 2011-12: Will the Milwaukee Bucks Make the Playoffs in the East?

    After a nice season in 2009-10, many expected big things out of the Milwaukee Bucks this past season. The Bucks stumbled to a 35-47 record and missed out on the playoffs to the disappointment of many...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 553 reads 1 comments

  21. Chris Paul Will Leave the New Orleans Hornets in 2012

    Chris Paul is an elite player in the NBA , and I have been stated on the record that he is the best point guard in the league ...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 944 reads 0 comments

  22. Seattle Mariners: Ichiro Suzuki Under-Appreciated in America

    It's very difficult to slide under the radar when you're batting .327 over 11 major league seasons. Then again, it's also fairly difficult to be as irrelevant as the Seattle Mariners ...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 758 reads 3 comments

  23. Los Angeles Lakers: Is Lamar Odom an Underachiever?

    Lamar Odom has had a very successful career in the NBA by most standards. He has averaged 15 points, nine rebounds, four assists and one block over his 12-year career...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 433 reads 2 comments

  24. Power Ranking Dwight Howard and the Top 15 Centers in the NBA

    While coming up with the list of the best centers in the NBA , I quickly realized a few things. There is one guy who is absolutely great. Dominant. After that, there are a few centers who are pretty good...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 1,527 reads 26 comments

  25. Ranking Chris Paul, Derrick Rose and the NBA's Top 15 Point Guards

    In today's NBA , point guard is a position overwhelming with great players. Many would say that it is currently the position with the highest quality of play and highest level of production...

    Mark Evans Written by Mark Evans about 3 years ago 167 reads 72 comments