1. Was Jrue Holiday Worth Pelicans Losing Nerlens Noel and 2014 Draft Pick?

    The 2014 draft lottery left the New Orleans Pelicans without a selection slot due to a 2013 transaction that sent Nerlens Noel and this year’s would-be position to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jrue Holiday ...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 7 months ago 45,301 reads 184 comments

  2. Chicago Bulls' Biggest 2014 NBA Draft Needs

    With two first-round picks at their disposal, the Chicago Bulls have a great opportunity to fill some needs in the 2014 NBA draft ...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 8 months ago 28,666 reads 88 comments

  3. Ideal Trade Partners for Chicago Bulls to Trade Up/Down in 2014 Draft

    The Chicago Bulls have two first-round picks in the 2014 NBA draft, and that puts them in prime position to execute some swaps when the enlisting commences...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 8 months ago 25,928 reads 101 comments

  4. Players the Chicago Bulls Should Let Go This Offseason

    The Chicago Bulls are in a position to make some significant roster moves during the 2014 transaction period, and a few of the current players are bound to be casualties of the NBA ’s business end...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 9 months ago 26,501 reads 66 comments

  5. Building the Ultimate Highlight Reel from New Orleans Pelicans' Regular Season

    Even though the New Orleans Pelicans finished the regular season with a 34-48 record and last place standing in the Southwest Division, there were still some unbelievable moments along the way...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 9 months ago 1,150 reads 4 comments

  6. New Orleans Pelicans Core Needs Another Season Together

    The secret to good New Orleans gumbo is allowing the ingredients to marinate together. That philosophy should be applied to the New Orleans Pelicans , thus allowing their core guys another year to show their collective value...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 9 months ago 2,932 reads 36 comments

  7. Chicago Bulls' Free Agency Wish List

    The option to amnesty Carlos Boozer coupled with the possibility that the NBA may raise the salary cap and luxury-tax threshold for the 2014-15 season ( per Marc Stein of ESPN...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 9 months ago 5,866 reads 19 comments

  8. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Atlanta Hawks Player

    The Atlanta Hawks will post their first losing record since the 2006-07 season, but they are still a playoff club thanks to an anemic Eastern Conference...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 9 months ago 2,677 reads 4 comments

  9. The Most Important Free Agent for Chicago Bulls to Land This Offseason

    Landing Nikola Mirotic should be the Chicago Bulls ’ top priority this summer. Now, he is not a free agent as defined by the NBA ; however, Chicago can negotiate for his services just like they could for any other untethered athlete...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 10 months ago 7,388 reads 6 comments

  10. Key Advantages for the Chicago Bulls in the Playoffs

    While higher seeding can contribute to success in the playoffs, effectively exploiting advantages are just as important for winning. The Chicago Bulls definitely have a few things working in their favor as they gear up for the second season...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 10 months ago 12,507 reads 34 comments

  11. Projecting Chicago Bulls' 2014 Free-Agency Big Board

    The Chicago Bulls are poised to be big participants in the 2014 free-agency market, and the team is probably eyeing quite a few players...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 10 months ago 17,218 reads 106 comments

  12. An Early Look at the Chicago Bulls' 2014 NBA Free-Agency Plans

    The better-than-expected play of the Chicago Bulls has been great for the fans, but the longing to return to their contending form still lingers...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 10 months ago 7,666 reads 10 comments

  13. Ranking Potential First-Round Playoff Opponents for the Chicago Bulls

    As the 2014 NBA playoff picture starts to become clearer, it seems prudent to evaluate the teams that the Chicago Bulls may face in a first-round series. Looking at the current Eastern Conference standings , the No...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 11 months ago 10,770 reads 51 comments

  14. Chicago Bulls Will Still Be a Dangerous Opponent During NBA Playoffs

    These Chicago Bulls have even less star power than they did a season ago, yet they will still be a daunting challenger for any of their conference contemporaries when the NBA playoffs begin...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 11 months ago 2,752 reads 8 comments

  15. What Chicago Bulls Must Do Between Now and Start of NBA Playoffs

    Despite losing Derrick Rose to another season-ending injury and trading away utility-man extraordinaire Luol Deng , the Chicago Bulls are in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff hunt...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 11 months ago 8,648 reads 18 comments

  16. Grading Chicago Bulls' NBA Trade Deadline Performance

    The Chicago Bulls ’ trade activity peaked and plunged in January. Evaluating these transactions involves an analysis of numerous factors, but a fair assessment can be gleaned ...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 11 months ago 4,510 reads 9 comments

  17. Grading Every Key Milwaukee Bucks Player Heading into NBA All-Star Break

    The first half of the 2013-14 campaign has been underwhelming for the Milwaukee Bucks , but it is still important to evaluate the squad’s essential contributors as a means of gauging hope for the future...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 12 months ago 1,528 reads 4 comments

  18. Under the Radar Moves Chicago Bulls Could Make

    The Chicago Bulls have been a pretty busy team when engaging in the trade market. A blockbuster swap may not be on the team’s agenda, but that doesn’t mean they should bow out of exploring options...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 12 months ago 6,219 reads 10 comments

  19. Should Derrick Rose Try to Come Back This Season?

    Considering that Chicago Bulls management traded away the team’s second-best player in Luol Deng and are without their superstar for a second consecutive season, it can be argued that remaining near ...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 12 months ago 21,805 reads 110 comments

  20. Should the Chicago Bulls Trade Away Mike Dunleavy This Season?

    With the Chicago Bulls already trading away two players, one of them being long-time team member Luol Deng , it’s very easy to speculate on who will be the next to go...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 1 year ago 3,428 reads 35 comments

  21. Chicago Bulls' 2014 NBA Trade Deadline Shopping List

    Even with the luxury tax relief gained by trading for and waiving Andrew Bynum, the Chicago Bulls could stand to explore a few more player transactions to address some personnel needs...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 1 year ago 29,128 reads 104 comments

  22. Chicago Bulls Players Who Should Receive Less Playing Time

    Tom Thibodeau has had to juggle quite a few lineups this season, and even with all of his rotational ingenuity, there are a number of his players who could stand to sit a few more minutes...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 1 year ago 4,711 reads 5 comments

  23. How Tyreke Evans Is Overcoming Painfully Slow Start with New Orleans Pelicans

    Tyreke Evans is finally becoming the consistent contributor the New Orleans Pelicans organization needs him to be...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 1 year ago 2,417 reads 6 comments

  24. 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Chicago Bulls

    Since the laws that govern time and space won’t let the Chicago Bulls turn back the clock on what has been a disastrous start to the 2013-14 NBA season, they must use the spirit of the new year to muster up the resolve to turn things around...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 1 year ago 2,758 reads 5 comments

  25. Is Anyone on the Chicago Bulls Roster Safe?

    The Chicago Bulls ’ continuing struggle to establish a Derrick Rose -less identity may force general manager Gar Forman and vice president of basketball operations John Paxson to look to the trade market for solutions...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 1 year ago 8,848 reads 53 comments