1. L.A. Clippers: 5 Reasons Clippers Must Explore Trading DeAndre Jordan

    Last summer DeAndre Jordan was one of the hottest names on the restricted free agent market. Fans and general managers alike drooled over his size and athleticism and imagined what he could do for their respective teams...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,875 reads 15 comments

  2. 2012 NBA Draft Order: Odds Every Pick Will Be Traded on Draft Night

    The NBA draft and trades. Two things that are inextricably linked. Every year, a team decides to get clever and trade their picks. Sometimes it works out for both teams, like when Chris Webber was dealt for Anfernee Hardaway...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,978 reads 9 comments

  3. 10 NBA Draft Day Blunders That Changed NBA History

    As the NBA draft streaks towards us like some rebel force towards our Death Star, many questions abound...

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  4. NBA Draft Rumors: Breaking Down Why Austin Rivers' Stock Is on the Rise

    It seems as though it was just yesterday that people were wondering if Duke's Austin Rivers would fall all the way to his father's Boston Celtics in the late first round. There were concerns about his attitude, his frame and even his scoring...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 945 reads 0 comments

  5. Is New Orlando Magic GM Cleaning House to Appease Dwight Howard?

    The Orlando Magic have been walking a tightrope when it comes to their relationship with center Dwight Howard . In fact, they have been both the dog and the pony in Howard's own personal show...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,851 reads 6 comments

  6. NBA Free Agency 2012: Why Knicks Are Insane to Pursue More over-the-Hill Vets

    Over the course of the past three decades, the New York Knicks have basically embodied front-office dysfunction. Not surprisingly, they have won exactly zero NBA titles during that time and only reached the NBA Finals twice...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,331 reads 18 comments

  7. NBA Free Agents 2012: Can Dallas Mavericks Afford to Whiff on Deron Williams?

    The Dallas Mavericks have had a fairly rich history of stellar point guard play. In the 1980's it was Derek Harper and Brad Davis. In the 1990's it was Harper, Jason Kidd and Fat Lever...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,258 reads 3 comments

  8. NBA Free Agency 2012: 4 Reasons Detroit Pistons Could Pursue Brandon Roy

    Brandon Roy was one of the brightest stars in the NBA over the course of the last decade. He was a smart, savvy player who could score at will and was an underrated defender...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 5,675 reads 29 comments

  9. Predicting the Best Free-Agent Steals of NBA Offseason

    The collective breaths of most NBA fans are still being held as the Thunder and Heat deliver us a great NBA Finals matchup...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 398 reads 1 comments

  10. NBA Draft 2012: 5 Prospects for Detroit Pistons in the Second Round

    Much has been made of what the Detroit Pistons should do with their first-round pick. Some have them taking Jared Sullinger, some have them grabbing Tyler Zeller, and nearly everyone else has them taking John Henson...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 3,163 reads 9 comments

  11. Detroit Pistons: Perry Jones and Other Players Pistons Should Avoid in NBA Draft

    June is drawing to a close, and every passing day brings us closer to the NBA Draft. Or, as Detroit Pistons ' fans should call it, one more chance to inch back to relevancy...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 4,320 reads 15 comments

  12. NBA Free Agency 2012: 6 Reasons Ersan Ilyasova Can Make Huge Impact in Brooklyn

    Don't worry, if you opened this article with the express purpose of finding out who exactly this strangely named young man attached to the name Brooklyn was, you probably aren't alone...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 3,897 reads 15 comments

  13. Detroit Pistons: Ranking Pistons' Top Trading Chips

    For Detroit Pistons fans, we are coming up on a very exciting time of the year. While the Oklahoma City Thunder battle it out with the Miami Heat for the ultimate prize, the Pistons are gearing up for their most important off-season in years...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 5,133 reads 38 comments

  14. Detroit Pistons Mock Draft: Could They Take a Perimeter Player at No. 9?

    NBA champions are built through the draft. We all have heard this sentiment, and on a year-to-year basis, it proves true...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 2,474 reads 24 comments

  15. NBA Draft 2012: Power Ranking the Best Anthony Davis Comparisons

    Comparisons before the NBA draft are inevitable. It is hard to know why we do it. Is it optimism, pessimism or just plain laziness? Like the meaning of the words San Diego, nobody knows...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 6,731 reads 39 comments

  16. NBA Draft 2012: 3 Steps for a Successful Detroit Pistons Draft Night

    Alright, I am officially getting excited! Sure, the Tigers stink, the Red Wings came up short once again and I am stuck waiting four more days for the premiere of Prometheus , but I am still excited...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 4,026 reads 21 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2012: Analyzing the Top Mock Drafts for Detroit Pistons

    Detroit Pistons ' fans appear to finally be awaking from yet another terrible season that has put most of them into hibernation mode...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 2,737 reads 10 comments

  18. NBA Free Agency 2012: Predicting Where Top 3 Players at Each Position Land

    So the NBA draft order is set, and we know the winners and losers already—or so we think. That being said, the draft is only part of what title hopefuls rest their head on at night...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 28,393 reads 104 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2012: 10 Best Prospects Flying Under Lottery Teams' Radars

    Every year, the draft has its favorites. It isn't hard to tell who they are, there's a mock draft on every web site. But the real question is who will be selected amongst the later picks that will set the world on fire...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 2,388 reads 3 comments

  20. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Every Team's First Pick

    It is getting to be that time again! For the four teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, the season at hand is still important. But for the remaining 26 squads and their fans, the focus has already been turned to next year...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 816 reads 2 comments

  21. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: How the First Round Will Play out in June

    Mock drafts are a tricky business. There is so much fluidity during the offseason, especially before the draft lottery process commences...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 3,312 reads 33 comments

  22. NBA Draft 2012: Why Bradley Beal Deserves to Be Drafted After Anthony Davis

    For years, the NBA Draft , like the MVP award in the NFL, has become a consensus pick. All the writers, pundits, scouts and coaches circle their wagons around one particular player...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 1,415 reads 1 comments

  23. NBA Free Agency 2012: Hot Playoff Hands That Will Cash in This Offseason

    We all know the story. A player catches fire in the postseason, and as a result sees his value skyrocket in the offseason...

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  24. 8 Players Portland Trail Blazers Must Target

    We all know what a disappointing season it was for the Portland Trail Blazers . After being considered one of the up-and-coming teams only a few years ago, the Blazers have certainly taken a few steps back...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 3,156 reads 13 comments

  25. Portland Blazers Draft Targets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, SF, Kentucky

    This is the second in my series exploring potential draft targets of the Portland Trail Blazers . My Take Outside of Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist might be my favorite player in this draft...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 1,656 reads 9 comments