1. Power Ranking Each Vacant NBA Head Coaching Job

    NBA coaches are not safe. George Karl and Lionel Hollins proved that last season, while Mark Jackson became the poster boy for fired coaches in 2014. With summer nearing, seven teams have vacancies at head coach...

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  2. The 6 Juiciest Storylines Remaining in the 2nd Round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs

    For basketball fanatics, there's a yearly debate about which is better: the NCAA tournament or the NBA playoffs? College basketball advocates will point to March Madness, as the ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 8 months ago 21,746 reads 51 comments

  3. NBA Playoffs 2014: Updated Odds for Every Team to Win a Title

    The 2014 NBA playoffs have not disappointed. Following a Round 1 that saw five Game 7's and numerous tight finishes, it's easy to see how some are calling this the best start to a postseason in league history...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 8 months ago 64,006 reads 210 comments

  4. 13 Burning Questions Facing Remaining 2014 NBA Playoff Teams

    The 2014 NBA playoffs have given us some of the best, most entertaining basketball we've seen in a long time...

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  5. NBA Free Agents 2014: Breaking Down the Top 5 Players at Every Position

    The 2014 NBA playoffs have been so good that they've almost made fans forget that free agency is right around the corner. General managers, on the other hand, have their eyes set on July as well as the best players available on the free-agent market.

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  6. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Matchups Everyone Wants to See in Later Rounds

    Round 1 of the NBA playoffs has not disappointed. This is the best time of year for basketball fanatics everywhere, and up to this point, the matchups have lived up to the hype...

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  7. NBA Free Agents 2014: Ideal Signing for Every Team This Summer

    The NBA playoffs may have the attention of basketball fans everywhere, but it's free agency that has general managers planning for better, brighter futures...

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  8. Complete Guide to Houston Rockets' Postseason

    The Houston Rockets have drawn the Portland Trail Blazers in Round 1 of the 2014 NBA playoffs, but Clutch City has bigger goals in mind than getting past Rip City in the Western Conference quarterfinals...

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  9. Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors: Eastern Conference Round 1 Preview

    Neither the Toronto Raptors nor the Brooklyn Nets looked like playoff contenders early in the 2013-14 NBA season...

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  10. The Most Important Free Agent for the Los Angeles Lakers to Land This Offseason

    As the 2013-14 NBA season winds down, it's clear that the Los Angeles Lakers will target 2015—not 2014—as the free-agent class to help them rebuild...

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  11. Can LaMarcus Aldridge Carry Portland Trail Blazers to Deep Playoff Run?

    The Portland Trail Blazers have been absent from the NBA playoffs since 2011, but with their April 6 win over the New Orleans Pelicans , the LaMarcus Aldridge -led group is ready to make a comeback...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 9 months ago 1,828 reads 6 comments

  12. 5 Critical Questions Surrounding Los Angeles Lakers' 2014 Free Agency

    Rejoice, Los Angeles Lakers fans. The 2013-14 NBA season has nearly reached its conclusion, putting the franchise one step closer to rebuilding through free agency. At this point, we mostly know who will be available ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 9 months ago 10,530 reads 17 comments

  13. Can the Portland Trail Blazers Return to Form with 2014 Playoffs Looming?

    The Portland Trail Blazers have been on a roller coaster throughout the 2013-14 NBA season. They won 24 of their first 29 contests—including an 11-game winning streak in ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 9 months ago 1,497 reads 0 comments

  14. Will Portland Trail Blazers' Dream Season Wind Up as a Bust?

    The Portland Trail Blazers entered the 2013-14 NBA season with the modest goal of making the playoffs...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 9 months ago 4,961 reads 35 comments

  15. Projecting Los Angeles Lakers' 2014 Free-Agency Big Board

    The 2013-14 NBA season has been a bust for the Los Angeles Lakers , and with the team set to miss the playoffs for only the fifth time since moving to L.A., change is around the corner...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 9 months ago 22,734 reads 133 comments

  16. Power Ranking the Dark Horse Candidates for the 2014 NBA Championship

    When it comes to the 2014 NBA Championship, we all know who the favorites are. The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are contenders out East, while the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs are the top dogs out West...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 9 months ago 8,371 reads 86 comments

  17. Predicting Which Bubble Teams Will Make 2014 NBA Playoffs

    March may be the month of Madness for college basketball and the NCAA tournament, but in the NBA , it's a time for bubble teams to prove their worth with the playoffs around the corner...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 10 months ago 12,217 reads 37 comments

  18. The Most Troubling Issue for Every 2014 NBA Title Contender

    The 2014 NBA playoffs are nearly upon us, and while the postseason is designed to separate contenders from pretenders, the truth is that no team is perfect...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 10 months ago 1,858 reads 18 comments

  19. Projecting Whether Every NBA Team Will Be Better or Worse in 2014-15

    With the 2013-14 NBA season nearing its conclusion, we have a strong inclination as to who has a bright future ahead. Nicely put, we can also surmise which teams don't and which are in for a bumpy road in 2014-15...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 10 months ago 1,939 reads 24 comments

  20. Ranking the 10 Best Athletes in the NBA

    It's been said that the NBA has the best athletes in the world, and it's a tough notion to argue with guys like LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Dwight Howard dominating highlight reels...

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  21. Can LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard Evolve Into NBA's Best 1-2 Punch?

    It's been said that the city of Portland, Ore. is a fishbowl. The Portland Trail Blazers are the biggest sports show in town—sorry, Timbers fans—and as a result, players ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 10 months ago 2,764 reads 17 comments

  22. 2013-14 NBA Season Predictions That Proved Dead Wrong

    At the start of every NBA season, fans and analysts alike make predictions about the coming year. Some of those projections, such as LeBron James' and Kevin Durant 's MVP candidacy, have become a reality...

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  23. Best Potential 2014 NBA Playoff Matchups for Portland Trail Blazers

    The Portland Trail Blazers began the 2013-14 NBA season with moderately high hopes. "Expectations are the playoffs, and beyond," head coach Terry Stotts said, according to The Oregonian's Mike Tokito ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 10 months ago 4,629 reads 12 comments

  24. The 7 Most Surprising Moves and Non-Moves of the 2014 NBA Trade Deadline

    The 2014 NBA trade deadline lacked the mystique that both fans and analysts crave. But thanks to the Indiana Pacers, who swapped Danny Granger for Evan Turner, as first reported ...

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  25. 5 Trade Targets to Elevate Portland Trail Blazers to Elite Status

    When it comes to making the leap from good to great, or even great to elite, most NBA teams are forced to bring in a star...

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