1. Lakers Rumors: Who Would Give Lake Show Best Title Hopes, Bynum or Howard?

    The Los Angeles Lakers made a blockbuster deal on July 4, by acquiring two-time MVP Steve Nash in a sign-and-trade deal with the Phoenix Suns. Now that the deal is done, the next issue is Dwight Howard ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 6,370 reads 6 comments

  2. How Steve Nash to L.A. Lakers Extends Kobe Bryant's Title Window

    NBA free agency. It's fantastic! That's what they're saying in Los Angeles tonight. Los Angeles seems to be the "in" place for high-profile players to migrate to these days. Albert Pujols, Chris Paul and now, Steve Nash...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,713 reads 18 comments

  3. Brooklyn Nets: 4 Reasons the Nets Will Regret the Joe Johnson Trade

    Of all the fairly immovable contracts in the NBA . Joe Johnson 's mammoth deal, which still has over $89 million and four years remaining on it, had to be one of the least likely to be moved...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,951 reads 3 comments

  4. 7 Reasons Why Jason Terry Can Help Boston Celtics in the Hunt for a Title

    The Boston Celtics aren't sitting on the sidelines watching as NBA free agency heats up. Having already locked up veteran Kevin Garnett , the Celtics added a new face to next year's ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,837 reads 14 comments

  5. Jeremy Lin Speculation: How Does Raptors Pursuit of Landry Fields Affect Star PG

    As the New York Knicks attempt to navigate the various potential pitfalls, their collection of restricted free agents presents, the Toronto Raptors added another obstacle to the team's path toward roster stability today...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 4,506 reads 8 comments

  6. NBA Rumors: Breaking Down Orlando Magic's Best Possible Trade for Dwight Howard

    It's beginning to take on a feeling of absolute inevitability. Dwight Howard is leaving Orlando, but where is he headed? If it was up to Howard, then he'd be heading to Brooklyn according to The Star-Ledger ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 6,756 reads 2 comments

  7. Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Would Make Nets Best Team in New York

    New York Knicks fans, who entered the offseason worried about how they'd match up with Eastern Conference rivals such as the Boston Celtics , Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers , are about to receive a wake-up call...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,295 reads 2 comments

  8. NBA Free Agents 2012 Predictions: Ideal Destinations for Top Names on Market

    It didn't take very long for NBA Free Agency to get underway. Just hours after the July 1st kickoff, which allowed NBA free agents to begin negotiating new contracts, Kevin Garnett ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 6,869 reads 2 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2012 Grades: Which Lottery Teams Blew Their One Shot at Revival?

    Teams rebuild through the NBA draft to get better, especially when a team has a lottery pick. Every year, 16 of the NBA's 30 teams earn a trip to the NBA playoffs—the other 14 earn a trip to the NBA draft lottery...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,879 reads 1 comments

  10. Fab Melo to Celtics: Can Doc Rivers Reform Melo's Unpredictable Attitude?

    The Boston Celtics started Thursday night with two first-round picks in the 2012 NBA Draft. The first pick, at No. 21 went to injury-prone Jared Sullinger ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,600 reads 22 comments

  11. Tyler Zeller Traded to Cavs: Cleveland Going All in on the Wrong Guy

    Moments after it was announced that the Dallas Mavericks had selected Tyler Zeller with the 17th pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, a trade was announced. The Mavs shipped Zeller, a very skilled big man out of North Carolina, to Cleveland...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,090 reads 2 comments

  12. Why Eric Gordon Is the Perfect Mentor for Austin Rivers

    When the New Orleans Hornets selected Anthony Davis with the top pick in the 2012 NBA draft, they selected a player who they knew would be able to contribute immediately upon setting foot on an NBA basketball court...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,758 reads 3 comments

  13. Anthony Davis: Analyzing What Kentucky Star Brings to Hornets

    The least suspenseful part of the 2012 NBA draft is over. The New Orleans Hornets selected Anthony Davis with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. So what exactly did the New Orleans Hornets just get? A lot...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 293 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Draft Rumors: Why Celtics' Push for Austin Rivers Is Unrealistic

    It's the time of the year when everything seems possible for your favorite NBA team. Consider ESPN's hot story about the Boston Celtics attempting to trade up in this evening's NBA Draft to acquire Doc's son, Austin...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,207 reads 0 comments

  15. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Updated Predictions for Every Pick

    Draft Night is finally upon us. Tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET ,the NBA will hold its annual draft. Due to a number of factors, there are a ton of questions as the draft rapidly approaches...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,642 reads 0 comments

  16. Oklahoma City Thunder: 10 Reasons They Must Amnesty Kendrick Perkins

    There's nothing at all wrong with having Kendrick Perkins as your starting center in today's NBA . This is not an age of big men...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,519 reads 19 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2012: 1 Tempting Mistake Each NBA GM Must Avoid in 2012 Draft

    Every NBA team enters the draft with a goal or two in mind. Some are short-term, some are long-term, all of them are dependent on the team's current situation, record, roster, cap space, goals of ownership or place in the previous season's standings..

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,959 reads 5 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2012: Separating "Needy" Teams from "Best Available" Teams

    In general, NBA teams draft players based on one of two factors: need or talent. Need is when a team needs a specific position filled. For example, there are a ton of options for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who pick No...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,001 reads 5 comments

  19. NBA Free Agency 2012: Why Brandon Roy Would Take Timberwolves Down with Him

    According to Darren Wolfson of ESPN.com , the Minnesota Timberwolves are on the verge of offering free agent guard Brandon Roy a two-year contract. This seems especially odd in lieu of last season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,120 reads 10 comments

  20. Knicks Rumors: Needs New York Can Finally Address If Bird Rights Ruling Holds

    Last week's court ruling regarding "Larry Bird" rights for NBA free agents will have a dramatic impact on this summer's free agent class. No team will be more impacted by it than the New York Knicks...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,591 reads 2 comments

  21. Celtics Offseason Tracker: Latest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    The Boston Celtics 2011-2012 season ended in much the same way that 28 other NBA teams ended their seasons. It ended with a loss. The Celtics' loss was to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 65,333 reads 60 comments

  22. NBA Free Agency 2012: 8 Toxic Players Contending Teams Must Avoid

    Congratulations to the Miami Heat. Now that that's out of the way, it's officially the start of NBA free agency. The actual period when teams can sign free agents doesn't start until July 11, 2012...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,057 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Finals 2012: Were the Boston Celtics the NBA's 2nd Best Team of 2012?

    Let's get the most obvious facts out of the way first. LeBron James is currently the best player in basketball. How good his career is, or will be is debatable, but his current status as the league's best player is not...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,534 reads 1 comments

  24. The Least Valuable Member of Every NBA Finals Team of the Last 15 Years

    MVP debates are fun, but what about LVP debates? You know, the "least valuable player." Every NBA team has one guy—sometimes two, but usually one—who pretty much rides the pine...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 854 reads 0 comments

  25. Ranking NBA Champions from the Past 25 Years

    Every June a new NBA champion is crowned. That team is of course "the best." What about all those champs though? Every champ isn't created equal are they? Surely some champs are better than others, while some are unquestionably worse...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 25,106 reads 91 comments