1. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Predicting the Outcome of Every Second-Round Series

    The first round of the NBA playoffs has come and gone. All things considered, there weren't really any surprises heading into round two. Of course, the Bulls falling to the Sixers would appear to be a major surprise...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 2,430 reads 8 comments

  2. NBA Crush of the Week: No. 8-Seeded Philadelphia 76ers

    This week's Crush of the Week was an easy one to pick. Thursday night, the Philadelphia 76ers , the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference, defeated the top-seeded Chicago Bulls in Game 6, ending the Bulls' season...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 720 reads 6 comments

  3. NBA Crush of the Week: Oklahoma City Thunder Forward Kevin Durant

    Through the first full week of the NBA postseason, there have been a lot of performances by players that would make any basketball fan say "wow." LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have been great for the heat...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 1,245 reads 16 comments

  4. NBA Power Rankings: 140-Character, 16-Team Playoff Edition

    If the NBA is "where amazing happens," the 2012 NBA playoffs are "where 'oh no' happens." First, Derrick Rose tore his ACL with less than two minutes left in a convincing Game 1 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 612 reads 2 comments

  5. Oklahoma City Thunder Must Extend James Harden Before He Hits Free Agency

    James Harden won't be a free agent until after the 2012-2013 season, but his looming free agency will present a difficult situation for the Oklahoma City Thunder this upcoming offseason...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 3,463 reads 3 comments

  6. NBA Free Agency 2012: 5 Players Who Would Be Insane to Re-Sign with Current Team

    The NBA free-agency period is quickly approaching and the discussion of which players will go to which teams is already starting to heat up. The focus is mainly on how teams will benefit from having new players or keeping their old players...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 2,568 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA Free Agency 2012: Predicting This Summer's Top 25 Free Agent Contracts

    It was pegged as the "summer of Dwight Howard." And then Howard decided to stay with the Magic and the "summer of Dwight" became the summer of solid free agents...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 1,525 reads 0 comments

  8. 140-Character NBA Power Rankings

    With the NBA season drawing to a close, teams are either preparing for a first-round playoff matchup or preparing for the NBA draft and lottery...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 14,939 reads 106 comments

  9. 7 Things Cleveland Cavaliers Must Do to Get Back into NBA Playoffs Next Season

    The 2012 NBA season will go down as a meaningless, yet successful season for the Cleveland Cavaliers . In 2011, the first year without LeBron James , the Cavaliers skidded to a 19-63 record, the worst mark in the NBA...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 7,776 reads 25 comments

  10. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: How Will NBA Lottery Shake Up Draft Projections?

    The NBA Draft Lottery, which is held in May, is one of the key points in the dramatic NBA offseason, which leads to the NBA Draft...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 2,982 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA: 5 Things That Need to Happen for Rockets to Make the Postseason

    One of the more pleasant surprises in the NBA this season has been the Houston Rockets . There has been a major turnover in Houston over the past few years, as the era of superstars has come to an end...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 827 reads 2 comments

  12. Comparing Avery Bradley to Former Boston Celtic Greats

    The Boston Celtics drafted Avery Bradley with the 19th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Though he was talented and active in his only year at the University of Texas, he was drafted ...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 2,483 reads 8 comments

  13. NBA Draft 2012: Perry Jones III and 8 Prospects Desperate Teams Must Gamble on

    The NBA Draft is one of the best ways for a team to either add onto a very good core or begin the process of turning into a winner. If a team can hit on its draft picks, it can literally go from loser to contender in just a couple short years...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 1,588 reads 3 comments

  14. NBA Free Agency 2012: 6 Point Guards Who Could Replace Jeremy Lin If He Bolts

    Perhaps the most remarkable story of this shortened NBA season has been the sudden arrival of a former D-League player to the biggest stage in the NBA, and the worldwide attention it drew...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 9,567 reads 54 comments

  15. Crush of the Week: Cleveland Cavaliers Guard Lester Hudson

    It's been a crazy season so far in the NBA . We've seen some of the most unlikely story lines unfold right before our eyes in a roller-coaster ride that started about as low as it could...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 1,764 reads 1 comments

  16. NBA Free Agency 2012: Power Ranking Best Veterans Available

    The summer of 2012 was supposed to be the summer of Dwight Howard . Suspense had been building for the past year...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 673 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA: Gregg Popovich and the Best System Coaches

    When it comes to ranking NBA coaches, the San Antonio Spurs ' Gregg Popovich always had his name on the list, but he always seemed to be overshadowed...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 9,060 reads 20 comments

  18. Golden State Warriors: 5 Biggest Needs That Need to Be Addressed in the Draft

    A year to forget. That's exactly what 2011-2012 has been for the Golden State Warriors . From the lockout which affected the entire league to the contract negotiations and ultimate ...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 2,182 reads 7 comments

  19. Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 Biggest Needs in the NBA Draft

    In the midst of a season-long losing streak, memories of a promising start to the season have faded, and the task of rebuilding has become increasingly daunting...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 4,628 reads 18 comments

  20. Heat vs. Mavs: Why Jason Terry Will Be the X-Factor in Potential Finals Rematch

    The Dallas Mavericks currently sit comfortably in the middle of the playoff pack in the Western Conference of the NBA ...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 428 reads 0 comments

  21. 5 Ways to Ruin the NBA

    The NBA is currently trying to rebuild itself after a disastrous offseason that included a work stoppage that started in July and held games off until Christmas...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 615 reads 0 comments

  22. Cleveland Cavaliers Have Made a Defining Pickup in Donald Sloan

    Every once in a while, amidst the errors and bad decisions, an NBA General Manager makes a move that can play a big role in defining his career. These aren’t the moves that everyone, or anyone for that matter, expects...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 3,002 reads 6 comments

  23. Where Kyrie Irving Ranks Among the NBA's Best Point Guards

    To say Kyrie Irving has made a splash in the NBA in his rookie season would be an extreme understatement. With one month to go in the regular season, Irving has met and surpassed all of the expectations of a No...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 3,204 reads 15 comments

  24. 6 Reasons Why Making the Playoffs This Year Is Best-Case Scenario for the Cavs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers , with several promising young players and a head coach who knows how to develop them, would benefit greatly from making the playoffs in this 2011-2012 season...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about over 2 years ago 2,402 reads 21 comments

  25. Kyrie Irving: 10 Bold Predictions for Sensational Rookie's Stretch Run

    In 2011, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Draft Lottery. Every time their new rookie star Kyrie Irving takes the court, they must feel like they keep hitting the jackpot...

    Michael Keefe Written by Michael Keefe about almost 3 years ago 1,610 reads 9 comments