1. Are the Phoenix Suns Ready to Be Western Conference Spoilers?

    The Phoenix Suns are the David to the NBA ’s Goliath, and they’re embracing the underdog role beautifully. Head coach Jeff Hornacek ’s crew has proven time and time again that it can compete with any team in the NBA...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 5,110 reads 21 comments

  2. Dwight Howard Understands Why Fans Boo Him

    Houston Rockets All-Star center Dwight Howard has certainly burned some bridges during his NBA career, but it appears the talented big man is at peace with fans who decide to shower him with boos...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 1,839 reads 7 comments

  3. LeBron James Hints at Sleeved Jerseys Causing His Rough Night Against Spurs

    LeBron James of the Miami Heat may have four MVP awards and two NBA championship rings, but even the best player in the league has his kryptonite...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 155,204 reads 701 comments

  4. 5 Things Los Angeles Lakers Must Address Before 2014 Offseason

    Where do the Los Angeles Lakers go from here? The storied NBA franchise is in the midst of its worst season since 2004-05—when Phil Jackson’s absence led to a disappointing 34-48 record...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 27,565 reads 136 comments

  5. 5 Reasons Why Mike D'Antoni Deserves to Stay as LA Lakers Head Coach

    Mike D’Antoni has earned the right to ride out his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers and remain head coach through the 2014-15 season. That is not a popular opinion...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 21,441 reads 148 comments

  6. Miami Heat at Houston Rockets: Full Preview and Prediction

    The two-time defending champion Miami Heat (43-14) will travel to play the Houston Rockets (40-19) for the second game of a back-to-back on Tuesday...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 7,236 reads 25 comments

  7. Can Jimmer Fredette Make a Real Impact for Defensive-Minded Chicago Bulls?

    After reaching a buyout agreement with the Sacramento Kings and clearing waivers , sharpshooting guard Jimmer Fredette signed with the Chicago Bulls for the remainder of the 2013-14 season...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 5,585 reads 30 comments

  8. LeBron James Expected to Attend Cavaliers Retiring Zydrunas Ilgauskas' Jersey

    Miami Heat star forward LeBron James no longer plays for the team that drafted him No. 1 overall in 2003, but he's expected to be in attendance when the Cleveland Cavaliers send Zydrunas Ilgauskas' jersey into the rafters...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 69,458 reads 271 comments

  9. Brandon Jennings Blasts Pistons for Firing Maurice Cheeks, Says Team Is Slipping

    With a loss against the Houston Rockets on March 1, the Detroit Pistons have fallen to 2-7 since head coach Maurice Cheeks was fired on Feb. 9, which has prompted point guard Brandon Jennings to speak out against the decision by management...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 12,133 reads 39 comments

  10. Philadelphia 76ers Coach Wonders If Team Will Ever Win Again 'All the Time'

    The Philadelphia 76ers are 15-45 and have seen their losing streak climb to 14 games. That bleak outlook for an NBA franchise in full-blown tank mode has head coach Brett Brown scratching his head and looking for answers...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 15,714 reads 66 comments

  11. Andrew Bynum Admits to Disrupting Cavs Practice, Mocking Assistant Coach

    " Andrew Bynum " and "maturity issues" have frequently been found in the same sentence during the big man's nine-year NBA career...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 62,635 reads 111 comments

  12. Can the Washington Wizards Actually Make Some Playoff Noise?

    The Washington Wizards have been an enigma in 2013-14 by mixing impressive wins with letdown losses. Is it possible, however, that this squad could put together a dark-horse postseason ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 9,774 reads 63 comments

  13. Philadelphia 76ers Set to Honor Allen Iverson with Jersey Retirement Ceremony

    The Philadelphia 76ers will honor NBA legend Allen Iverson on Saturday, March 1, by retiring his No. 3 jersey at halftime against the Washington Wizards ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 26,890 reads 53 comments

  14. Daryl Morey Dishes on Dwight Howard Free-Agency Saga, Jeremy Lin Contract

    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey certainly isn ’t afraid to speak his mind, having criticized the NBA ’s All-Star voting process in January and ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 46,466 reads 62 comments

  15. LeBron James Debuts Clear Mask After NBA Tells Him to Ditch Black One

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, NBA fans, but it sounds like the superhero-style black mask worn by Miami Heat superstar LeBron James is going into retirement. UPDATE: Saturday, March 1 at 8 p...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 268,934 reads 454 comments

  16. Philadelphia 76ers Coach Blasts Player: 'You've Been AAU'

    The Philadelphia 76ers have lost 12 straight games and 22 of their past 25 overall, which is beginning to test head coach Brett Brown’s patience...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 7,721 reads 7 comments

  17. LA Clippers the Right Place for Danny Granger to Get Career Back on Track

    After reaching a contract buyout agreement with the Philadelphia 76ers on Feb. 26, former Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger has decided to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers , according to ESPN...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 19,794 reads 64 comments

  18. Offseason Trades Los Angeles Lakers Should Already Be Considering

    As the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers hobble to the finish line of the 2013-14 season, the organization needs to be exploring all angles to improve the roster moving forward...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 49,776 reads 169 comments

  19. Warriors' Offense Needs Major Fixes, but Healthy David Lee Would Be Big Boost

    The Golden State Warriors offense is more than a couple of tweaks away from joining the ranks of the NBA ’s elite, but getting David Lee back healthy would at least help cover some of the team’s weaknesses...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 3,873 reads 16 comments

  20. NBA Dunk of the Night from Wednesday, February 26

    Phoenix Suns high-flyer Gerald Green earned NBA Dunk of the Night honors for his nasty reverse slam against the Utah Jazz ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 598 reads 0 comments

  21. Previously Established Racial Bias in NBA Officiating Has Vanished, Study Says

    Is racial bias from NBA referees a thing of the past? According to a Brookings Institution study conducted by Devin G. Pope, Joseph Price and Justin Wolfers, the answer to that question appears to be a resounding yes...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 12,102 reads 19 comments

  22. New York Knicks' Sad-Sack Situation Has Somehow Gotten Way Worse

    The New York Knicks ’ 2013-14 campaign has snowballed from concerning to disturbing to downright alarming in a matter of months. And as if being 5.5 games back of the No...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 1,562 reads 6 comments

  23. Can Shabazz Muhammad Spark the Minnesota Timberwolves into the Playoffs?

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have been searching for any type of catalyst that can spur the team to a playoff appearance in the loaded Western Conference...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 6,637 reads 24 comments

  24. Ricky Rubio Makes Backward One-Handed Fling While Being Fouled

    Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio converted a ridiculous circus shot while being fouled by Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic on Tuesday...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 6,341 reads 5 comments

  25. Report: Dwight Howard Privately Advising Carmelo Anthony on Upcoming Free Agency

    Houston Rockets All-Star center Dwight Howard knows a thing or two about NBA free agency, and he’s reportedly using that knowledge to counsel New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 10 months ago 83,189 reads 398 comments