1. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Keys to the Chicago Bulls-Philadelphia 76ers Series

    Evan Turner just had to go open his mouth, didn't he? The Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard recently told The Delaware County Daily Times that the team was glad to draw ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 671 reads 1 comments

  2. 2012 Olympics: Team USA Basketball Making a Mistake by Not Adding to Roster

    With Dwight Howard officially sidelined for the 2012 Summer Olympics with a back injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers ' Andrew Bynum already saying thanks but no thanks to Team ...

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  3. Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Prove John Calipari Won't Leave Kentucky

    Only one day after winning his first NCAA championship, the rumor mill began to swirl: Was coach John Calipari about to leave Kentucky in favor of the New York Knicks this summer? ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 5,190 reads 0 comments

  4. Philadelphia 76ers: Why a Lineup Change Isn't the Cure to Their Long-Term Ails

    The Philadelphia 76ers officially entered free-fall mode this week, having been blown out by more than 20 against the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics in the past seven days...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 530 reads 3 comments

  5. Georgetown Hoyas: Replacing John Thompson III Would Be Crazy

    The buzzer had barely sounded on N.C. State's third-round victory over Georgetown on Sunday when the usual buzzards started swirling around the head of Hoyas coach John Thompson III...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 3 years ago 1,319 reads 1 comments

  6. 2012 NCAA Tournament: 5 Reasons the Georgetown Hoyas Won't Be Upset Early

    About two minutes after the full NCAA tournament bracket was announced on Sunday, CBS analyst Seth Davis honed in on one particular early upset special: No. 3 seed Georgetown against No...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 3 years ago 1,546 reads 0 comments

  7. Philadelphia 76ers: Evan Turner's Breakout Should Be No Surprise

    Before last week, you didn't have to look far to find someone ready to declare Evan Turner , the Philadelphia 76ers ' No. 2 overall pick in last year's draft, a massive bust ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 3 years ago 2,490 reads 4 comments

  8. Colt McCoy Concussion: Why Does the NFL Allow Any Helmet-to-Helmet Hits?

    If you haven't seen footage of the Steelers ' James Harrison giving Browns quarterback Colt McCoy a concussion with a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit this past Thursday, watch this video before reading ahead...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 3 years ago 4,978 reads 32 comments

  9. NBA Lockout 2011: 8 Silver Linings to the Work Stoppage

    It's official, as of 12:01 A.M. today the NBA is locking out its players until the owners and union can agree upon a new collective bargaining agreement. For basketball fans, it's natural to be upset at first...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,339 reads 6 comments

  10. NBA Draft 2011 Results: How Nikola Vucevic Fits on the Philadelphia 76ers

    With the 16th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft on Thursday night, the Philadelphia 76ers landed solid gold when they picked Nikola Vucevic, the 7-foot junior out of USC...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 3,099 reads 4 comments

  11. NBA Draft 2011: Top 10 Prospects the Philadelphia 76ers Should Target (Video)

    With the NBA draft only three days away, one thing should remain clearer than ever to fans of the 76ers : This team needs a big man like LeBron James needs an NBA finals clutch gene (too soon?)...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,465 reads 5 comments

  12. 2011 NBA Finals: LeBron James, Miami Heat Have Only Themselves to Blame

    LeBron James isn't shy about admitting his desire to become a global icon. This is someone who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated during his junior year in high school...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,730 reads 11 comments

  13. NBA Free Agency: Killing the Myths About the N.Y. Knicks' 2012 Cap Space

    One of the most prevalent questions about the upcoming mega-class of 2012 free agents has been, "Which one of the superstars will the New York Knicks land? Chris Paul, Deron Williams ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 275 reads 57 comments

  14. Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James: How AAU Spirit of Teaming Up Only Helps the NBA

    Shortly after LeBron James uttered his famous “take my talents to South Beach” line on July 8, discussions broke out across Bleacher Report about the fraternal spirit of AAU basketball being at the root of James’ decision...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about almost 4 years ago 2,185 reads 35 comments

  15. 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 almost 4 years ago 2,946 reads 22 comments

  16. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,105 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 almost 4 years ago 7,025 reads 26 comments

  18. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,765 reads 4 comments

  19. 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 almost 4 years ago 2,772 reads 8 comments

  20. 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 almost 4 years ago 2,734 reads 25 comments

  21. 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 almost 4 years ago 12,799 reads 90 comments

  22. 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 4 years ago 9,141 reads 36 comments

  23. 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 4 years ago 3,682 reads 44 comments

  24. 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 4 years ago 9,191 reads 51 comments

  25. 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 4 years ago 3,114 reads 17 comments