1. Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs Showing Why Youth Is Overrated in the NBA

    As the NBA 's conference finals get under way, one thing worth noting is this: If you watch, listen or read about the Oklahoma City Thunder, you almost inevitably hear about their youth ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 2,055 reads 4 comments

  2. NBA Draft 2012: 8 Prospects Looking to Shed 'Bust' Label

    It almost doesn't seem fair. Without playing in either a preseason, or regular-season game, without so much as a practice, there are NBA draft prospects deemed "busts" before they're even selected...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 1,120 reads 1 comments

  3. NBA Draft 2012: 10 Sleepers Who Will Surprise as Pros

    Just when the NBA was nice enough to narrow its extensive playoff field down from 16 to four teams, look out, here comes the NBA draft . The lottery to determine the order the top 14 teams pick in will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2012...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 4,347 reads 6 comments

  4. 7 NBA Players Who Will Explode into Stardom Next Season

    It happens in every sport in every season. An aging star begins to fade and a new one goes from "he looks like he might be pretty good" to " this guy is going to be an All-Star for a long time...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 641 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Free Agency 2012: 11 Players Who Must Take Pay Cut to Contend for a Title

    The money or the ring? It's not always an "either-or" proposition, but it certainly can be. If you're an aging star in the NBA and want to win a ring, then latching onto a talented ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 863 reads 0 comments

  6. Comparing Every Conference Finalist to a Former NBA Championship Team

    Just four teams remain from the sixteen that made the postseason over a month ago. Only one is going to be happy with how their season concludes...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 179 reads 2 comments

  7. Thunder vs. Spurs Game 1: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 12,779 reads 208 comments

  8. Thunder vs. Spurs: Can the San Antonio Spurs Slow Down Russell Westbrook?

    When two talented teams square off in a best-of-seven playoff series, expect individual matchups to be thrust into the spotlight. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder are headed for a Western Conference finals showdown...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 5,808 reads 54 comments

  9. Boston Celtics: Why C's Must Retain Kevin Garnett to Compete Next Season

    As the Celtics continue their march towards what they hope will be another NBA Finals trip, a couple of things have become very apparent. Ray Allen is not just old, but he's also injured...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 3,160 reads 17 comments

  10. NBA Rumors: N.Y. Knicks Must Prepare for J.R. Smith to Become Free Agent

    When the New York Knicks acquired J.R. Smith around mid-season, they had modest expectations. After all, at the time the Knicks were deep team and there would only be so many minutes available for Smith...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 4,647 reads 16 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs: The NBA Needs to Get Serious and Suspend Haslem and Pittman

    The game was not really much of a contest. There's no debate about who played harder, smarter, better or won the mental and physical aspects of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 2,286 reads 7 comments

  12. Heat vs. Pacers Game 5: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction

    The Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat are fighting for their playoff lives tonight in Miami. We've got all the action covered below...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 14,825 reads 181 comments

  13. New York Knicks: 6 Players They Must Pursue If They Lose Jeremy Lin

    For three weeks in February there simply was no bigger name in all of sports than Jeremy Lin. The Super Bowl was over, March Madness was over a month away. Spring training had yet to start and the NBA season was actually still young...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 6,545 reads 24 comments

  14. An Open Letter to Delusional NBA Fans: Your Team Lost, Deal with It

    On Sunday, the Miami Heat won a hard fought game against the Indiana Pacers. It was a crucial win for the Heat, who had lost two in a row and were playing without one-third of their "big three," in power forward Chris Bosh ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 184 reads 1 comments

  15. Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers Game 4: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction

    The Miami Heat need a win in a bad way. A pair of disappointing losses to the Indiana Pacers has put them in a 2-1 hole in this best-of-seven series...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 17,510 reads 256 comments

  16. San Antonio Spurs vs. L.A. Clippers Game 3: Live Scores, Analysis and Reaction

    The San Antonio Spurs haven't lost in the 2012 postseason yet. The Los Angeles Clippers need a win in the worst way. Today, at 3:30 pm ET in Los Angeles, the two teams will square off in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 4,422 reads 58 comments

  17. San Antonio Spurs: Is This Gregg Popovich's Best Team Ever?

    With the second round of the playoffs underway, the cream of the NBA is beginning to rise to the top. The most impressive playoff team so far? That would be the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 4,185 reads 40 comments

  18. Boston Celtics: Why Trading Draft Picks for Proven Talent Would Be Insane

    When the Boston Celtics current playoff run eventually comes to an end, the team's general manager Danny Ainge will be faced with numerous roster decisions. Rarely would a general manager remove any option from the realm of possibility...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 2,152 reads 16 comments

  19. New York Knicks: 6 Reasons Knicks Must Acquire a 1st-Round Pick This June

    While eight NBA teams continue their quest for the NBA title, 22 others are already thinking about next year. The New York Knicks are one of those teams. When teams think about next year, one primary concern is the NBA draft ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 197 reads 22 comments

  20. NBA Playoffs 2012: Miami Heat's Frontcourt Deficiencies Will Derail Title Hopes

    If you were of the opinion that the Miami Heat were thin in the frontcourt when the postseason began, you were correct. As of Monday afternoon you're even more correct. Miami's best frontcourt player was Chris Bosh ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 658 reads 4 comments

  21. Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics Game 2: Live Scores, Analysis & Reaction

    The Boston Celtics took care of business in Game 1, beating the Philadelphia 76ers 92-91 to take a 1-0 lead in this best-of-seven series. Tonight, the Sixers will look to pull off a road upset and negate Boston's home-court advantage...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 7,300 reads 66 comments

  22. 3 Solutions to the NBA's Flopping Problem

    The issue of flopping has finally moved from the hard courts to the boardrooms in the NBA . The "flop" is, of course, a somewhat subjective issue...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 7,454 reads 89 comments

  23. L.A. Clippers vs. Memphis Grizzlies Game 7: Live Scores, Highlights and Analysis

    Today, at 1 p.m. ET, the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies will square off in a game that is undoubtedly the biggest game of the season for the two franchises. It's Game 7 of the first round of the NBA playoffs...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 11,233 reads 36 comments

  24. Ray Allen: Why the Boston Celtics Would Be Foolish to Re-Sign Him

    The eventual Hall of Fame trio of Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce and Ray Allen have had a fabulous run as members of the Boston Celtics . In five seasons they've made the playoffs every year...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 2,578 reads 14 comments

  25. NBA Playoffs 2012: 10 Early Postseason MVP Candidates

    The first round of the playoffs has yet to finish. That doesn't mean it's too early to speculate about the eventual postseason MVP winner though. Michael Jordan, pictured above has won a record six NBA Finals MVP awards...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 2 years ago 1,900 reads 0 comments