1. 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 5 months ago 27,306 reads 136 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 21,358 reads 149 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 6,848 reads 25 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 5,408 reads 30 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 68,995 reads 271 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 11,835 reads 39 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 15,520 reads 66 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 62,184 reads 111 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 9,567 reads 63 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 26,040 reads 53 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 46,271 reads 62 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 268,292 reads 454 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 7,334 reads 7 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 19,635 reads 64 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 49,238 reads 169 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 3,749 reads 16 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 473 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 11,885 reads 19 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 1,488 reads 6 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 6,343 reads 24 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 6,170 reads 5 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 82,949 reads 398 comments

  23. 5 Moves LA Lakers Must Make Between Now and Start of Next Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers are poised to miss the playoffs for just the fifth time since the organization moved from Minneapolis for the 1960-61 season...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 5 months ago 35,599 reads 136 comments

  24. How Much Is Nick Young Worth to Los Angeles Lakers' Future?

    The Los Angeles Lakers will have plenty of questions to answer once their injury-riddled 2013-14 season mercifully comes to an end. One of those quandaries is whether they’ll decide to re-sign Nick Young ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 5 months ago 17,325 reads 81 comments

  25. Los Angeles Clippers Will Reportedly Have Interest in Metta World Peace

    As buyout situations continue to take shape around the NBA , Sam Amick of USA Today reports that the Los Angeles Clippers will be interested in free-agent forward Metta World Peace , who has been waived by the New York Knicks ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 5 months ago 16,960 reads 79 comments