1. NBA Free Agency 2012: Jeremy Lin and the 7 Most Ridiculous Signings to Date

    The Houston Rockets are going hard after unimpressive free agents. They've made waves by signing Jeremy Lin and making an offer to Omer Asik...

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  2. What NBA Teams Improved the Most in Free Agency?

    Several teams have been on the offensive thus far trying to improve their rosters by acquiring free agents. The Phoenix Suns tried to put themselves back into the playoffs by signing Goran Dragic and having Eric Gordon sign an offer sheet...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 46,655 reads 235 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers Must Resist Urge to Trade Pau Gasol After Steve Nash Deal

    The Los Angeles Lakers made fireworks on the Fourth of July with a sign-and-trade deal to acquire Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns . Suddenly, Lakers fans had reason to turn their frowns upside down during discussions about a championship window...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 5,890 reads 39 comments

  4. Jerryd Bayless Can Save Memphis Grizzlies Bench After Loss of O.J. Mayo

    Jerryd Bayless will be everything O.J Mayo was for the Memphis Grizzlies and more. With Mayo on the way out, the Grizzlies desperately needed a scorer who could carry bench production...

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  5. 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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  6. 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 2,178 reads 12 comments

  7. 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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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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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  11. 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 4,674 reads 22 comments

  12. 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...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about 2 years ago 9,112 reads 27 comments

  13. 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 5,286 reads 21 comments

  14. 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 1,216 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 2,098 reads 2 comments

  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. 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 8,516 reads 40 comments

  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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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  22. 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...

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  23. 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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  24. 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...

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  25. 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 296 reads 1 comments