1. Boston Celtics: 2012-13 Will Be Most Challenging Season of Paul Pierce's Career

    Paul Pierce is a Celtic for life. Even if he plays a year or two in another city before he hangs it up, here is a guy who will be remembered as one of the greatest, toughest players in the history of this storied franchise...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 7,885 reads 47 comments

  2. NBA: 15 Young Players Entering a Make-or-Break Season in 2012-13

    Now that it's September, the month NBA training camps begin, we can finally start looking at the 2012-13 season in a less abstract, more concrete way...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 121 reads 106 comments

  3. 5 Aging NBA Stars Who Must Have a Huge Season in 2012-2013

    At a certain point in almost every NBA player's career, it comes time to put up or shut up. Aging is hard for pro athletes. Their skills, what got them to highest level in their respective sport, begin to erode...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 7,883 reads 11 comments

  4. Projecting Every NBA Team's Opening-Night Starting Lineup

    The Olympics are over. Training camp is barely a month away. The NBA is upon us. Well, almost. At any rate, it's never too early to start pouring over rosters, trends, free-agent ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 8,548 reads 29 comments

  5. NBA Free Agency 2012: Breaking Down the Top Available International Targets

    The past two weeks of Olympic men's basketball play has given us fans a window into the best players the world has to offer...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 1,036 reads 0 comments

  6. Dwight Howard and the Most Disgruntled Stars of the Past 20 Years

    It happens in every major team sport. A player, usually a star, decides he doesn't want to be in a place anymore, so he shoots his way out of town. We see it frequently, but it seems to be more prevalent in the NBA than any other league...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 1,690 reads 8 comments

  7. NBA Rumors: Finding 7 Nuggets of Truth

    The meatiest part of NBA free agency is long since over since its rip-roaring first couple of weeks back in early July. But that doesn't mean teams are finished searching for ways to help themselves...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 1,494 reads 0 comments

  8. Boston Celtics: 5 Reasons This Will Be Paul Pierce's Final Season in Boston

    Perhaps lost among all of the moves, all the wheeling and the dealing made and done by the Boston Celtics this summer has been the status of the Truth. Paul Pierce has just one year left on his contract...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 12,098 reads 53 comments

  9. Boston Celtics: Predicting the C's Rotation for the 2012-2013 Season

    What a difference a couple of months makes. We're still not quite two months away from the Celtics being dismissed from the playoffs by the Miami Heat in a classic, seven-game Eastern Conference final...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 10,678 reads 20 comments

  10. One Can't-Miss Game on Every NBA Team's 2012-13 Schedule

    With last week's unveiling of the 2012-2013 NBA schedule, we hoop nerds got a chance to take a sneak peek at some of what should be the best, most exciting, entertaining matchups of the year...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 797 reads 0 comments

  11. 2013 NBA Mock Draft: Targeting the Most Likely Future Olympians

    The U.S. men's basketball team opened up Olympic play with a tidy, 98-71 win over France on Sunday, getting the tournament going with a solid start...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 3,769 reads 6 comments

  12. Boston Celtics and the 6 Busiest Teams in Free Agency

    NBA free agency has pretty much come and gone, with the bare bones and leftovers of this year's crop of UFAs and RFAs being all that remains...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 3,865 reads 12 comments

  13. USA Basketball 2012: 5 Must-Watch Story Lines at London Olympics

    Another edition of the Summer Olympics is only days away and like in most years, one of the primary focuses of the US team will be how the men's basketball squad performs in London...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 1,485 reads 0 comments

  14. Boston Celtics: Jeff Green's Contract Is a Preview of Expanded Role

    It's a done deal. Jeff Green is coming back to the Celtics in the fall after signing a four-year, $36 million contract. There's been some debate over whether the deal was too much or not enough, according to the Boston Herald ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 6,133 reads 25 comments

  15. NBA: 6 Smoothest Shooting Big Men

    Gone are the days of the dominant NBA post big man. Sure, there are still plenty of guys who can score from the block...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 18,400 reads 87 comments

  16. Boston Celtics: Sorting out the Guard Rotation for 2012-2013

    One of these days, the Celtics will either add another shooting guard, as has been rumored , or they won't...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 4,916 reads 17 comments

  17. Boston Celtics: 5 Key Ways Next Season's Team Will Surpass 2011-12

    In case you've been asleep for the past two months, or simply just forgot, the 2012 Boston Celtics staged what was a surprising and remarkable run to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about almost 2 years ago 8,224 reads 24 comments

  18. Boston Celtics: 3 Reasons Fab Melo Will Outshine Jared Sullinger

    Before, during and after the 2012 NBA draft, it's been the first of the Celtics ' two first-round picks, Jared Sullinger, who has garnered more ink, commentary and scuttlebutt. Don't sleep on the second of those two first-rounders though...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 6,904 reads 26 comments

  19. Boston Celtics: How Ray Allen's Choice Impacts the C's Future

    It's true, Celtics fans. Ray Allen is gone. Off to join the Heat . Whether this move was a foregone conclusion, whether Ray felt unloved or disrespected or mistreated or what have you, the fact is, he's gone...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 5,144 reads 14 comments

  20. Boston Celtics: 5 Players the Celts Should Have Selected in the Draft

    The 2012 NBA draft is in the rear view and by and large, the Celtics did quite well for themselves. Boston stood pat with the No. 21 and No...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 10,145 reads 24 comments

  21. Boston Celtics: Ranking the 5 Best Celtics Draft Picks Since 2000

    The jury will remain out on the Celtics three 2012 draft picks, Jared Sullinger , Fab Melo and Kris Joseph, until, at the earliest, the end of the upcoming NBA season...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 5,817 reads 4 comments

  22. NBA: Breaking Down the Most Likely Amnesty Candidates

    NBA owners got themselves a life preserver in their newest collective bargaining agreement. It's the amnesty clause and it's going to be in a lot of headlines between now and the end of the summer...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 1,859 reads 2 comments

  23. Quincy Miller to Denver Nuggets: Scouting Report, Video Highlights and Analysis

    Quincy Miller, the freshman from Baylor with the skill set and versatility to play every position from the 2 to the 4, looks like a steal in the mid-to-late stages of the first round of the 2012 NBA draft...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 3,934 reads 9 comments

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers: How Dion Waiters' Game Complements Kyrie Irving

    The Cavs dropped a bombshell in the first round of the NBA draft. After failing to trade up to No. 2 with Charlotte , Cleveland hunkered down and selected Syracuse shooting guard Dion Waiters with the No...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 5,625 reads 13 comments

  25. NBA Rumors: Lamar Odom Is Addition by Subtraction for the Dallas Mavericks

    Finally, after a miserable segment of a season and banishment off to the hinterlands of reality television, the Dallas Mavericks may finally have rid themselves of Lamar Odom ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about 2 years ago 1,575 reads 4 comments