1. 5 Critical Questions Surrounding L.A. Lakers Bench in 2012-13

    The Los Angeles Lakers have received monumental attention for their star-studded starting lineup, but there are a number of underlying questions surrounding the bench unit in the 2012-13 season...

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  2. Predicting NBA Sophomores Who Will Slump or Soar in 2012-13

    Every NBA season begins with more questions than answers, and heading into the 2012-13 campaign, it's natural to wonder which players will thrive and which will fall during their sophomore seasons...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 12,434 reads 55 comments

  3. Portland Trail Blazers: Complete Preview, Predictions and Storylines for 2012-13

    The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off one of the most surprisingly disappointing seasons in franchise history, and while there is certainly going to be a learning curve for such ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 2,520 reads 4 comments

  4. Best Case, Worst Case for Top 15 NBA Stars in 2012-13

    The NBA ’s top stars are the ones who will grab headlines in 2013, but while each player has established himself through success, the future can always go one of two ways...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 43,048 reads 150 comments

  5. One Burning Question Every L.A. Lakers Starter Must Answer in 2012-13

    The Los Angeles have become the NBA ’s newest super team, but talent alone doesn't win championships, as there are a handful of questions the starters must answer in 2013. This team is going to be very good; that’s not even worth debating...

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  6. Portland Trail Blazers: 6 Burning Questions Heading into 2012-13 Season

    The Portland Trail Blazers were extremely active throughout the summer of 2012, but it seems at this point that there are more questions than answers when it comes to the 2013 NBA season...

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  7. One Thing Every Top NBA Star Must Do to Raise His Game

    The NBA is full of talented players who can take over a game on any given night—but nobody is perfect. Every star has an area he must improve upon to reach his full potential...

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  8. 5 Ways Kobe Bryant Must Adjust His Game to Complement New-Look L.A. Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers had a monumental 2012 offseason. As a result, nobody in the NBA is likely to face more adjustments on and off the court than Kobe Bryant ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 11,269 reads 61 comments

  9. NBA: Re-Ranking ESPN's Top 25 Stars

    ESPN recently conducted its annual ranking of every NBA player, and needless to say, the questions have begun as to which stars truly belong in the top 25...

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  10. Ranking Top 8 Alley-Oop Combinations for the 2012-13 NBA Season

    Part of the reason fans love the NBA is because you can sit back and watch extraordinary athletes do things most of us will never do in our lifetimes. One of those incredible feats? The alley-oop...

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  11. 10 Most Egregious Top 100 Rankings of ESPN's NBA Rank

    Let the debates begin. ESPN has nearly concluded its annual ranking of every player in the NBA , and when it’s all said and done, parts of the top 100 should leave many of the league’s most avid fans scratching their heads...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 48,365 reads 560 comments

  12. 5 NBA Players Who Will Prove to Be One-Hit Wonders in 2012-13

    The 2011-12 NBA season played host to a number of unexpected performances, but as we prepare ourselves for the beginning of the new year, we must accept the notion that not all of these players will return as superstars in 2013...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 2,258 reads 5 comments

  13. How New-Look LA Lakers Starting Lineup Stacks Up with Every 2013 Title Contender

    The Los Angeles Lakers are widely considered the winners of the 2012 NBA offseason, and as a result, they bring a new starting lineup and championship aspirations into the 2012-13 season...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 38,387 reads 269 comments

  14. Perry Jones III Talks to B/R About Expectations for His Rookie Season

    Perry Jones III is one of a handful of rookies who has signed with Adidas, and while attending an event at the Adidas Village in Portland , Ore., I had a chance to briefly discuss with him his transition to the NBA ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 8,327 reads 11 comments

  15. Breaking Down the Worst of ESPN's NBA Player Rankings Thus Far

    ESPN and the TrueHoop Network have begun releasing their ranking of every NBA player (No. 500 down to No. 1), and while they’ve made a number of insightful selections, they’ve also swung and missed on a handful of players up to this point...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 30,284 reads 84 comments

  16. Tyshawn Taylor Talks to B/R About 2012-13 Season, Expectations and Rookie Year

    Rookie point guard Tyshawn Taylor has signed with Adidas following the 2012 NBA draft, and while attending an event at the Adidas Village in Portland , Ore., I had a chance to briefly chat with the prospect about his transition to the NBA...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 164 reads 5 comments

  17. Power Ranking Every NBA Team's Best Sidekick

    The NBA is full of superstars, and while they’re often the ones who receive the most credit, the sidekicks deserve recognition for the important roles they play throughout an 82-game season...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 13,260 reads 85 comments

  18. Harrison Barnes Talks to B/R About 2012-13 Season, Expectations and Rookie Year

    Harrison Barnes has signed with Adidas heading into his first season, and while attending an event at the Adidas Village in Portland , Ore., I had a chance to briefly catch up with the rookie about his transition to the NBA ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 6,857 reads 25 comments

  19. Damian Lillard Talks to B/R About 2012-13 Season, Expectations and Rookie Year

    Damian Lillard has signed with Adidas heading into his rookie season, and while attending an event at the Adidas Village in Portland, Ore., I had a chance to briefly catch up with the point guard about his transition to the NBA ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 3,093 reads 3 comments

  20. Andre Drummond Talks to B/R About 2012-13 Season, Expectations and Rookie Year

    The 2012 NBA draft class featured a handful of centers taken in the first round, but of the bunch, Andre Drummond is the only one with superstar potential...

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  21. How Steve Nash Used Marcin Gortat and What It Means for Dwight Howard

    Marcin Gortat has seen a big-time turnaround the past two seasons, and a monumental reason for his success has been his partner in crime, Steve Nash...

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  22. Breaking Down Why the NBA Will Always Be a Star-Driven League

    Today’s NBA is seeing more Big Threes, Big Fours and super teams come to surface, and—while not everybody is a fan of such trends—the Association is likely to remain a star-driven league far beyond the immediate future...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 3,594 reads 19 comments

  23. How Steve Nash Will Transform Dwight Howard into All-Time Great for L.A. Lakers

    Dwight Howard is widely considered the NBA ’s best center, but when he and Steve Nash finally join forces in 2013, the big man will have a chance to go down as one of the all-time great centers in Los Angeles Lakers history...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 6,762 reads 5 comments

  24. L.A. Lakers' Quest for Another NBA Title Still Rests on Kobe Bryant's Shoulders

    The Los Angeles Lakers will have one of the most talented rosters in the NBA next season, but their pursuit for an NBA championship comes down to one simple concept. This is still Kobe Bryant ’s team...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 2 years ago 7,658 reads 25 comments

  25. 5 Ways the LA Lakers Can Solve Chemistry Problems Before They Start

    The Los Angeles Lakers are going to be one of the most talented teams in 2013, but chemistry could be an issue with so many new faces on the court early next year...

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