1. Minnesota Timberwolves Coach Rick Adelman Retires from the NBA

    Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman has announced his retirement. The Minneapolis Star Tribune ’s Jerry Zgoda first reported the news of ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 19,973 reads 41 comments

  2. Andre Iguodala: 'We're Trying to Save Our Coach'

    Head coach Mark Jackson’s job security with the Golden State Warriors —or lack thereof—has prompted veteran swingman Andre Iguodala to speak his mind and stand firmly in his coach’s corner...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 11,204 reads 42 comments

  3. 5 Stars Whose 2014 NBA Playoffs Could Be Their Last

    Nostalgia is a big part of sports. Fans look back fondly on their favorite players when they competing in their prime, but Father Time catches up to everyone eventually...

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  4. Chicago Bulls Expect Derrick Rose to Be 100% by Next Season's Start

    Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will miss out on yet another playoff run in 2014, but management in the Windy City remains hopeful that the 25-year-old will return to full strength next season...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 46,302 reads 150 comments

  5. Which NBA Team Needs Jabari Parker the Most?

    After much deliberation, Duke University standout Jabari Parker —one of the most highly touted NBA prospects—announced his decision to declare for the 2014 draft...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 12,178 reads 41 comments

  6. Rajon Rondo Thanks Boston Celtics Fans Via Email After Tough Season

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo , who played just 30 games during the 2013-14 season after tearing his ACL last January, thanked fans for their support after the team’s worst campaign since 2006-07...

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  7. Interview List for Los Angeles Lakers' Next Head Coach

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak won’t discuss the coach’s future , Kobe Bryant reportedly has “no interest” in playing for him, and the franchise just finished with its worst record since moving to L...

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  8. Biggest Needs for Los Angeles Lakers During 2014 Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ most pressing requirements heading into the 2014 offseason can be summed up in one word: everything. The coaching situation is in turmoil, the franchise will be coming off its worst season since moving to L...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 28,409 reads 65 comments

  9. Biggest Needs for Cleveland Cavaliers During 2014 Offseason

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have put yet another losing campaign in the record books. They’ ve now missed the playoffs for four straight seasons dating back to when LeBron James took his talents to South Beach following the 2009-10 NBA season...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 17,064 reads 64 comments

  10. Biggest Needs for Utah Jazz During 2014 Offseason

    The Utah Jazz —intentionally or not—embraced losing in 2013-14 by sporting the league’s worst defensive rating (109.1 points allowed per 100 possessions) combined with the NBA ’s 25th-ranked offensive rating (100...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 5,804 reads 18 comments

  11. Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Western Conference Round 1 Preview

    Following a 106-105 overtime loss to the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 82 of the regular season, the Dallas Mavericks will square off against the NBA 's top-seeded San Antonio Spurs beginning on Sunday, April 20...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 14,559 reads 66 comments

  12. Jeff Teague and Monta Ellis Named NBA Players of the Week for April 7-13

    According to NBA.com and Mavs .com , Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague and Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Monta Ellis have been named NBA Players of the Week for their performances from April 7 through April 13...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 4,166 reads 15 comments

  13. 5 Ideal Free-Agent Landing Spots for Pau Gasol During 2014 Offseason

    Four-time All-Star and two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol will have his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers come off the books at season’s end—making him an unrestricted free agent...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 38,530 reads 79 comments

  14. Report: Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Would 'Love' to Acquire Carmelo Anthony

    New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony will be one of the NBA ’s most sought-after free agents during the 2014 offseason, and according to The Chicago Tribune ’s K...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 64,044 reads 263 comments

  15. GM Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Have 'Great Interest' in Re-Signing Pau Gasol

    Los Angeles Lakers veteran big man Pau Gasol won’t play again during the 2013-14 campaign due to a bout of vertigo. He's set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 14,109 reads 99 comments

  16. Rick Carlisle: Dirk Nowitzki Is One of 12 Greatest Players in NBA History

    Dallas Mavericks franchise centerpiece Dirk Nowitzki is a 12-time All-Star, former league MVP and NBA champion, but does his impressive resume make him a top-12 player of all time? Head coach Rick Carlisle believes the answer is yes...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 2,741 reads 54 comments

  17. Doc Rivers: Blake Griffin Should Be 2nd in MVP Voting

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant has established himself as the front-runner to win the NBA ’s Most Valuable Player award, but Los Angeles Clippers head coach ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 6,766 reads 95 comments

  18. Report: James Dolan Stopped Steve Mills from Firing Mike Woodson

    New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson has been firmly planted on the coaching hot seat throughout 2013-14, but his job security to this point can be tied to owner James Dolan ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 33,786 reads 87 comments

  19. The Events That Drastically Changed the Course of Los Angeles Lakers' Season

    Regardless of whether the Los Angeles Lakers win every game remaining on their 2013-14 schedule, they’re poised to finish with the worst record in franchise history since moving to L...

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  20. Is Goran Dragic the Favorite for 2014 Most Improved Player Award?

    Goran Dragic has posted a herculean 2013-14 campaign by leading the upstart Phoenix Suns ...

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  21. San Antonio Spurs First NBA Team to 60 Wins, Nab 5th Season in Franchise History

    Winning 50 games? No problem. Rattling off a 19-game win streak? They'll make it look easy. Upping the ante by becoming the first NBA team to win 60 matchups during the 2013-14 ...

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  22. Tom Izzo Reiterates That He's Unlikely to Leave for the NBA Coaching Ranks

    NBA teams in the market for a new head coach during the 2014 offseason may be forced to avoid another juggernaut within the college ranks...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 4 months ago 5,750 reads 2 comments

  23. Golden State Warriors Might Be Without David Lee (Again) for NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors have experienced a roller coaster 2013-14 season and are still aiming to lock up a playoff berth. When and if they get to the postseason, however, fans may experience a discouraging case of deja vu ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 4 months ago 34,243 reads 171 comments

  24. Phoenix Suns Would Be Nightmare 1st-Round Matchup for OKC Thunder

    The upstart Phoenix Suns are fighting to cap a miraculous season with a playoff berth. The odds are still stacked against them in the loaded Western Conference, but at least one ...

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  25. Biggest Issues Facing LA Lakers Heading into 2014 Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers are faced with a plethora of problems as the 2013-14 campaign comes to a close. Only three players have guaranteed contracts for 2014-15; Mike D’Antoni ...

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