1. NBA Free Agency 2012: Keeping Darrell Arthur Hurts Grizzlies' Shot at Shooter

    The Memphis Grizzlies made a strange move by re-signing Darrell Arthur . Arthur had missed the entire 2011-12 season with a torn Achilles tendon...

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  2. NBA Free Agency 2012: Should New Orleans Hornets Retain Marco Belinelli?

    The New Orleans Hornets have had an exciting offseason. The Hornets netted two hot prospects in the early first round of the draft in Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers. On Sunday, New Orleans acquired Ryan Anderson from the Orlando Magic ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 2,180 reads 12 comments

  3. Ray Allen to Miami Heat: Randy Foye, 5 More Alternatives for Memphis Grizzlies

    The Memphis Grizzlies struck out on a big-name free agent when Ray Allen chose to sign with the Miami Heat on Friday. According to The Commercial Appeal , the Grizzlies had pursued Allen and held a teleconference with him...

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  4. NBA Free Agency 2012: 5 Teams Who Should Save Their Cap Space for 2013 Summer

    Dwight Howard continues to make serious noise right now on the trade rumor mill. At least a few teams are pursuing him in hopes for either a short-term run at a title or assistance building a bridge to a future championship window...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 21,280 reads 46 comments

  5. NBA Free Agency 2012: 5 Players Memphis Grizzlies Should Pursue

    The Memphis Grizzlies are gearing up to make a splash in free agency in order to aid their quest for a title...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 2,556 reads 9 comments

  6. MLB All-Star Rosters 2012: Should Jake Peavy Get the Last Spot on AL Roster?

    Jake Peavy has had a resurgent campaign for the Chicago White Sox . Peavy has managed more sustained effectiveness this season than he did in his first two full seasons with the White Sox...

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  7. NBA Free Agency 2012: 4 Reasons Why Ray Allen Will Join Memphis Grizzlies

    The Memphis Grizzlies have thrown their hat in the ring in hopes of signing Ray Allen . Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley told The Commercial Appeal that he'll allow general manager ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 4,657 reads 22 comments

  8. New York Knicks: 6 Moves Knicks Must Make During Free-Agency Period

    The New York Knicks were active during the offseason last year. The Knicks acquired Tyson Chandler in a sign-and-trade deal and signed Steve Novak, Baron Davis and Jared Jeffries...

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  9. Lakers Rumors: Can L.A. Become Title Contenders Again Before Next Season?

    GM Mitch Kupchak has an interesting view of the Los Angeles Lakers ' championship window. Kupchak told the Los Angeles Times that he believes the Lakers can win a title next year with the core of Andrew Bynum, Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 5,270 reads 21 comments

  10. NBA Draft 2012 Grades: Full Report Card for Every Lottery Team

    Each team that selected in the lottery range in the draft on Thursday—from the New Orleans Hornets to the Houston Rockets—had a chance to make key improvements with its picks...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 1,205 reads 4 comments

  11. NBA Draft 2012: Can Tony Wroten Jr. Replace O.J. Mayo's Scoring in 2012-13?

    The Memphis Grizzlies needed to find a good scorer to replace O.J. Mayo with the No. 25 pick. They found a nifty guy in Tony Wroten ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 2,076 reads 2 comments

  12. NBA Draft 2012 Results: 6 2nd-Round Picks with Best Shot of Making Roster

    Jae Crowder doesn't exactly fit the size protocol for either forward position in the NBA . However, he does have certain skills that impressed the Dallas Mavericks enough to persuade them to draft him with the fourth pick of the second round...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 1,771 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Draft 2012: Most Likely Players to Make Big Impact in Rookie Year

    Austin Rivers was one of several players whose names caused fans to get excited when they were announced by David Stern on Thursday during the 2012 NBA draft. Rivers is one spectacular scorer...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 1,165 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers Trade Rumors: Why Lakers Have the Leverage in Possible Deal with T-Wolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are longing for one particular Spanish big man. But if the T'Wolves really want Pau Gasol , according to SI.com (via the Associated Press), they'll have to put out the necessary pieces in a trade...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 8,509 reads 40 comments

  15. 2012 NBA Draft Trades: Who Made the Boldest Moves of the Draft?

    The Houston Rockets were on the move before the draft. They made two deals in attempt to eventually trade up to get a true difference-maker in the early part of the draft, according to the Houston Chronicle ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 709 reads 4 comments

  16. NBA Draft 2012: 3 Scorers Memphis Grizzlies Should Consider Picking

    The Memphis Grizzlies need to find a scorer in the 2012 NBA draft. With O.J. Mayo likely to leave during free agency, the Grizzlies may be at a loss for bench scoring...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 1,119 reads 2 comments

  17. 10 Changes That Make NBA Fans Feel Old

    There are facts of life that everyone must confront. Time passes, the world changes and nature evolves. Even in the NBA , things change. The players with whom fans grew familiar eventually grow older and pass from the league...

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  18. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Full 2-Round Predictions, Draft-Day Edition

    NBA fans have watched with anticipation as teams worked out prospects, watched them in the draft combine and postured themselves around possible moves between picks...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 18,419 reads 99 comments

  19. Breaking Down the Pros and Cons of Anthony Davis' Game

    Anthony Davis has been presumed to be the top pick in the 2012 NBA Draft since he announced that he'd enter the draft...

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  20. NBA Draft 2012: Why Bradley Beal Will Ultimately Become Draft's Best Player

    Bradley Beal is one of several prospects who hope to be taken in the first round of Thursday's draft. Beal is also a player whose star could shoot high. He's a terrific sharpshooter and can rebounds and pass well...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 283 reads 1 comments

  21. NBA Draft 2012: Why Thomas Robinson's Mental Toughness Makes Him the Best Choice

    Anthony Davis has been presumed to be the No. 1 pick in the draft. Finding a mock draft that doesn't have Davis going No. 1 is difficult. However, that he's widely projected to be the top pick doesn't mean that he'd be the best choice...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 287 reads 1 comments

  22. Oklahoma City Thunder: 5 Reasons They Won't Return to NBA Finals Next Season

    Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder endured a tough five-game series loss to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. Making a return trip to the finals will certainly be difficult...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 2,312 reads 29 comments

  23. The 10 Strongest Pound-for-Pound Players in the NBA Today

    Certain NBA players pose a threat when they step on the court, not just by their scoring or defensive acumen, but by their physical prowess...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 57,319 reads 15 comments

  24. NBA Rumors: Breaking Down Why Hornets Must Keep No. 10 Draft Pick

    The New Orleans Hornets have plenty of options as they decide what to do with the No. 10 pick in this year's draft. One possibility is trading the pick...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 1,944 reads 4 comments

  25. Kevin Youkilis Can't Do Worse Than Other Chicago White Sox Third Basemen

    Kevin Youkilis will soon be wearing a different Sox jersey, as Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe confirmed via Twitter that Youkilis had been traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Chicago White Sox ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 579 reads 5 comments