1. Toronto Raptors vs. Houston Rockets: Rockets Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Houston Rockets just reeled off their third straight win to improve to .500 on the season. Their opponent, the Toronto Raptors , meanwhile dropped their fifth straight and ...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 7,096 reads 11 comments

  2. NBA Trade Rumors: Marcin Gortat Can Be the Answer in Dallas

    The Dallas Mavericks already have Chris Kaman at center, but a long-term upgrade would make sense in a lot of ways...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 6,528 reads 12 comments

  3. Alabama Football: Advantages Crimson Tide Have over Georgia in SEC Championship

    Alabama has a number of advantages that are almost sure to lead it to a victory over Georgia in the SEC championship...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 9,409 reads 64 comments

  4. Building the Greatest Team of Retired NBA Stars Who Never Won a Title

    Who would comprise a team of the best retired players to never win a ring? Read that again: The best team . Building a team requires more than simply selecting the best player at each position...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 31,515 reads 188 comments

  5. New York Knicks vs. Houston Rockets: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    Going into Friday night's game vs. the Houston Rockets, the New York Knicks had the ninth-best defensive efficiency rating in the league. That all went out the window in Houston...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 9,367 reads 46 comments

  6. NBA Trade Rumors with Staying Power

    There have been a number of NBA trade rumors flying around, but which ones have the potential to develop into actual trades? While there haven't been a lot of specific deals mentioned, the players that are likely on the move remain pretty fixed...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 24,635 reads 34 comments

  7. Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat: Postgame Grades for Miami Heat

    The Milwaukee Bucks beat Miami twice last season and are an even better team this year, so the stage was set for a great game...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 3,766 reads 25 comments

  8. NBA Great Debates: San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker vs. Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo

    Comparing two point guards with very dissimilar games is never easy. Tony Parker and Rajon Rondo are both in the elite class of NBA point guards, but they bring very different things to the table...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 830 reads 1 comments

  9. NFL Playoff Picture: 3 Teams Ready to Make a Late Run for Postseason

    The playoff picture is starting to thicken in the NFL , and there are a handful of fringe teams that should be making late season pushes to earn Wild Card bids. One team making their last season push are the Seattle Seahawks...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 865 reads 4 comments

  10. NBA Trade Rumors: Could Marcin Gortat Return to Orlando Magic?

    On December 18, 2010, the Orlando Magic shipped out Marcin Gortat (and Vince Carter, Mickael Pietrus , and a 2011 first-rounder) for what they thought was a good return at the time: Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu and Earl Clark...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 7,609 reads 17 comments

  11. 7 NBA Players with Expiring Contracts Who Will Be Traded This Season

    There are a handful of players around the league with expiring contracts who have enough value that they are near certainties to be traded this February (if not sooner)...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 2,810 reads 4 comments

  12. Houston Rockets: 5 Things Rockets Must Do to Fulfill Their Potential

    After tonight's (Sunday, Nov 18) loss to the L.A. Lakers , the Houston Rockets had some serious weaknesses exposed...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 3,807 reads 7 comments

  13. Sound Advice for NBA Rookies After 2 Weeks

    Just a couple weeks into the season, it's important that rookies learn some of the rudimentary skills that enable them to succeed in the NBA ...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 477 reads 1 comments

  14. Carmelo Anthony and 5 NBA Players Who Will Chase a Ring Forever

    Ring chasers become a dime a dozen late in NBA careers as players realize they are on the brink of closing their careers without having won an NBA championship. Identifying these players far ahead of that point in their careers can be more difficult...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 10,635 reads 51 comments

  15. 5 Ways the Anti-Flopping Rule Will Help the NBA

    Much has been made of the NBA 's new no-flopping rules. Some say the players should not be penalized financially for making basketball plays...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 390 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Rumors: Would Dealing Jose Calderon Improve the Toronto Raptors?

    Jose Calderon was theoretically on the block before this season even started. When the Toronto Raptors brought in Kyle Lowry this summer, they knew they were likely acquiring their starting point guard of the future...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 4,853 reads 20 comments

  17. Nate Robinson Key to Chicago Bulls' Success with Kirk Hinrich Injured

    Nate Robinson may be thrust into a starting role with Kirk Hinrich likely sidelined with a strained right hip. Hinrich underwent an MRI on Sunday and is officially labeled "day to day...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 1,556 reads 1 comments

  18. Dwight Howard and 6 NBA Free Agents-to-Be Auditioning for Other Teams in 2012-13

    There are a handful of 2013 NBA free agents who are playing out their contracts on teams for which they have no intentions of re-signing...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 197 reads 2 comments

  19. 5 NBA Teams That Already Need to Consider Making a Trade

    It's a bit early for any teams to push the panic button. We're just a couple of weeks into a long and grueling season...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 10,295 reads 24 comments

  20. Kyrie Irving and 5 Young NBA Players Ready to Blossom into Stars

    Kyrie Irving is on the verge of superstardom. Irving won the 2011-12 Rookie of the Year award, and has a bright future to be sure...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 40,822 reads 159 comments

  21. Russell Westbrook and 7 NBA Stars Still Searching for Their Rhythm in 2012-13

    The NBA season is young, and it's still a little premature to sound a warning siren on any given team in the league, but teams like the Nuggets have to start wondering how they are ...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 7,208 reads 13 comments

  22. 5 Teams Kenyon Martin Could Take to the Playoffs

    Kenyon Martin still hasn't been signed. His value as a player is indisputable, even as one who has undergone knee surgeries and is now 34 years old...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 10,135 reads 20 comments

  23. Oregon Football: Why the Ducks Can Win Title Despite Defensive Woes

    There is the adage that "offense wins games but defense wins championships." But does that time-honored statement hold true in the case of the 2012 Oregon Ducks? After moving up to No...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 1,707 reads 19 comments

  24. Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes' 5 Must-Win Games for 2012-13

    Ohio State comes in ranked No. 4 in the AP Top 25 poll, and this season is one in which the Buckeyes can reasonably call themselves true contenders...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 2,046 reads 0 comments

  25. Why Celtics Fans Have No Right to Resent Ray Allen's Decision to Leave Boston

    You're feuding with one of your main coworkers. You don't feel respected by your boss. Another company can't offer you quite the same money, but you've already secured yourself financially...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 7,827 reads 96 comments