1. Carmelo Anthony Traded to New York Knicks: Why Not Just Wait for Nene Instead?

    After the news broke on Monday night that Carmelo Anthony had finally been traded to the New York Knicks, mercifully putting the MeloDrama at an end, one question began being discussed ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,925 reads 22 comments

  2. Philadelphia 76ers: Five Keys to the Post All-Star Break Season

    Now that we’ve arrived at the NBA’s All-Star Break, one thing’s been made crystal clear about the Philadelphia 76ers: This isn’t the same lifeless team that started off the season 3-13...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 1,087 reads 2 comments

  3. Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner a Bust? Why It's Too Early To Give Up Hope

    Evan Turner, the No. 2 pick in the 2010 draft, was recently the only top-five pick in his class to not be named to the Rookie/Sophomore game during All-Star Weekend...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 6,964 reads 26 comments

  4. Philadelphia 76ers: How Coach Doug Collins Has Provided Hope to Sixers Fans

    At this point in the season, it's time for Sixers fans to suck it up and realize the obvious: Despite our most passionate wishes, the Sixers refuse to mail it in this year...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 1,742 reads 4 comments

  5. Andre Iguodala Trade Rumors: Are Sixers Fans Caught in Groundhog Day?

    When the Philadelphia 76ers limped off to a 3-13 start this season, hope abounded in the City of Brotherly Love for all the wrong reasons...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,753 reads 8 comments

  6. Eagles vs. Packers: Where Do Philadelphia Eagles Go After Playoff Loss?

    The Philadelphia Eagles ' storybook season came to an end today at the hands of Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,711 reads 25 comments

  7. NBA Predictions: Carmelo Anthony's New Team & 20 Other Bold Predictions for 2011

    As we get ready to jump into 2011, the NBA sits about six months away from a potential doomsday scenario, also known as a lockout. In other words, enjoy the NBA action while you can, folks...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 12,784 reads 90 comments

  8. NBA Power Rankings: The 50 Biggest Storylines in the 2010-11 NBA Season Thus Far

    Before the NBA season began, I brought you the 100 biggest questions heading into the season , largely starring LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant and a few friends...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 9,123 reads 36 comments

  9. NBA Award Watch: Chris Paul, Dwight Howard and 10 Early-Season MVP Favorites

    Three weeks into the NBA season, we’ve already got a clear-cut MVP favorite in Chris Paul. That much is clear...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 3,662 reads 44 comments

  10. NBA Power Rankings: Kevin Love and the 10 Best Rebounders in the League

    On Friday night, Kevin Love became the first NBA player in 28 years to score 30-plus points and gather 30-plus rebounds in the same game, with his 31-point, 31-rebound effort against the New York Knicks...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 9,088 reads 51 comments

  11. Miami Heat: Opening Night Loss to Boston Celtics Isn't the End of the World

    The sky may feel like it's falling for Miami Heat fans after seeing their uber-hyped team score a grand total of 30 points in the first half of an opening night loss to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 3,082 reads 17 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant or Dwyane Wade? Power Ranking the NBA's Starting Shooting Guards

    Blame it all on Michael Jordan. Out of all five positions in the NBA, the starting shooting guards by far have the richest reservoir of talent...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 6,575 reads 100 comments

  13. Jerry Stackhouse On His Way To Miami Heat?: Why Miami Would Be Wise To Sign Him

    The Miami Heat worked out guard Jerry Stackhouse on Thursday, as they're "looking into adding another veteran," according to ESPN's Chris Broussard . While Stackhouse may be a shell of his former superstar self, the Heat may be onto something here...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 2,210 reads 29 comments

  14. NBA Power Rankings: Who's No. 1, Miami Heat or L.A. Lakers?

    With the 2010-11 NBA season tipping off less than a week from now, we at Bleacher Report gathered together a number of our NBA featured columnists for what will soon become a weekly feature: Featured Columnist Power Rankings...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 1,678 reads 24 comments

  15. NBA Power Rankings: The 10 Best Active NBA Players Without a Championship

    Kobe Bryant may be able to polish his five NBA championship rings in his spare time, but plenty of NBA superstars still don't have any championship jewelry for their fingers...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 8,011 reads 46 comments

  16. Miami Heat-Detroit Pistons Preseason: How the Heat Put the NBA on Notice

    In one night, the Miami Heat managed to answer all the questions being asked about them, and then some. Let's just say this right off the bat: I know it's crazy to draw grand conclusions from one preseason game...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 2,643 reads 42 comments

  17. LeBron James, the NBA's Jesse Jackson: Why LBJ Was Wrong To Play the Race Card

    In an interview that aired on CNN Wednesday night, CNN correspondent Soledad O'Brien asked LeBron James if race played a factor in the massive backlash he received this summer after The Decision ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 2,116 reads 102 comments

  18. Carmelo Anthony: Should the Philadelphia 76ers Trade for Him Minus an Extension?

    With talks of the reported four-team trade to send Carmelo Anthony to the Nets now disintegrating, it appears that the market for Melo is wide open once again...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 4,036 reads 12 comments

  19. Calling Sherlock Holmes: Why Is David Kahn Always Mocked By Media?

    If you ask some Minnesota Timberwolves fans, one of the greatest mysteries in the NBA is the media's seemingly strange and sick fascination with making fun of the T'Wolves general manager, the one and only David Kahn...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 1,082 reads 24 comments

  20. Philadelphia Eagles' Two Choices: Start Michael Vick or Acknowledge Rebuilding

    Andy Reid finds himself in quite the uncomfortable situation this week, doesn't he? And you thought last week was bad for Big Red...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 1,150 reads 6 comments

  21. Can Andre Iguodala Translate His Team USA Performance to the Philadelphia 76ers?

    Out of all the surprises with Team USA this summer, the sight of Andre Iguodala as Team USA's go-to defensive stopper had to be one of the most shocking to casual Sixers fans...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 4 years ago 1,797 reads 28 comments

  22. FIBA World Championships 2010: Team USA-Turkey Live Blog, Stats, Analysis

    Welcome to B/R's live blog of the gold medal game of the 2010 FIBA World Championships, where we see if Team USA can complete its quest by becoming the first U.S. team to win gold at the World Championships in 16 years...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 4 years ago 2,373 reads 13 comments

  23. NBA 2010-11: The 100 Biggest Questions Facing the NBA This Season

    Now that we've entered September, it's time to finally put NBA free agency in the rear view mirror. As much fun as it was watching LeBron James light a torch to his reputation, we'll ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 4 years ago 23,109 reads 108 comments

  24. FIBA World Championships 2010: 5 Teams That Can Keep Team USA From the Gold

    In 1992, the Dream Team—stocked with Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Michael Jordan, among other NBA super-duper-stars—stormed through the Summer Olympics in Barcelona, beating opponents by an average of 43...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 4 years ago 2,486 reads 8 comments

  25. FIBA World Championships 2010: USA-Tunisia TV Schedule and Live Streaming

    Today marks the last day of the Preliminary Round of the 2010 FIBA World Championships, as the tournament switches to single-elimination starting on Saturday...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 4 years ago 2,464 reads 0 comments