1. Biggest Names Guaranteed to Hit the NBA Trading Block Next Season

    With free agency largely in the rearview mirror, teams across the NBA are primed to start evaluating which assets they can offload throughout the course of next season...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 146,879 reads 213 comments

  2. Grading Every NBA Team's 2014 Free-Agency Performance

    It took a while for the NBA 's highly anticipated free-agency period to kick into high gear, but once it did, pens were put to paper at a rapid pace...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 days ago 376,351 reads 734 comments

  3. Kevin Love Shouldn't Commit to a Contract Extension Prematurely

    While rumors regarding Kevin Love 's immediate future continue to swirl at a furious pace, the presumed prize of next summer's free-agent class needs to keep an open mind and make sure his talents actually wind up hitting the open market...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 49,264 reads 134 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Admits to Being 'Afraid' of What Life Will Be Like After Basketball

    Kobe Bryant may have signed a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million with the Los Angeles Lakers last November, but you better believe he's already thinking about what life will be like once he retires...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 156,467 reads 179 comments

  5. Mario Chalmers: 'I Never Thought Anyone Would Want to Leave Miami for Cleveland'

    While former Miami Heat teammates Mike Miller and James Jones have followed LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers , there's one member of the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions who's pleased to be returning to South Beach...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 177,941 reads 793 comments

  6. Why Los Angeles Lakers Replacing Kendall Marshall with Xavier Henry Makes Sense

    Throughout the course of a turbulent 2013-14 season, the Los Angeles Lakers had very few reasons to be optimistic...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 13,211 reads 21 comments

  7. Nerlens Noel Reminding Everyone He's Far from a Polished Prospect

    The Orlando and Las Vegas summer leagues have provided Philadelphia 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel with a platform to demonstrate just how NBA -ready his freakishly athletic skill set is...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 12,877 reads 62 comments

  8. Is Jimmer Fredette Facing Last Chance to Revive NBA Career?

    The New Orleans Pelicans continued one of the NBA 's strangest reconstruction projects late Thursday evening, signing former lottery pick Jimmer Fredette to a one-year deal...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 13,478 reads 41 comments

  9. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 86-77 Monday night to improve to a perfect 3-0 in Las Vegas Summer League play. The Sixers are now 1-1 in Sin City after capturing the Orlando Summer League title...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 17 days ago 57,063 reads 97 comments

  10. NBA Free Agents 2014: Live News, Rumors and Signings Tracker

    It's Sunday, July 20, and we're bidding those of you who've followed this free agency live blog farewell. There will be no more updates here, but Bleacher Report still has you covered ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 1,890,145 reads 1429 comments

  11. Sixers Proving Rehab Plan Worked with Nerlens Noel, Will Work with Joel Embiid

    The Philadelphia sports faithful have never been defined by their patience or understanding, even if general manager Sam Hinkie has indicated otherwise in recent weeks...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 20,538 reads 33 comments

  12. What Is Cleveland Cavs' Quickest Path to Success Without LeBron James?

    As the state of Ohio holds its collective breath and pines for a return from its prodigal son, the Cleveland Cavaliers have some plotting to do...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 24 days ago 9,470 reads 21 comments

  13. Every NBA Team's Biggest 2014 Free-Agent Sleeper Target

    Once LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and the NBA 's biggest free-agent dominoes fall, the rate of signings and agreements across the Association figures to ramp up considerably...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 240,665 reads 220 comments

  14. Report: Clippers Believe They Have 'Real Chance' of Signing Paul Pierce

    Could Paul Pierce be headed for a reunion with Doc Rivers after a one-year hiatus in Brooklyn? According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Los Angeles Clippers are now of the belief ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 34,037 reads 97 comments

  15. Report: Houston Rockets Making Early Push to Reunite with Kyle Lowry

    Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets have a flair for the dramatic, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that they started making waves just minutes into the free-agent negotiating period early Tuesday morning...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 15,053 reads 85 comments

  16. How to Perfectly Execute Dallas Mavericks' Aggressive Reloading Plan

    The Dallas Mavericks jump-started what promises to be a particularly active offseason when they swapped Jose Calderon, Samuel Dalembert, Wayne Ellington, Shane Larkin and a ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 4,531 reads 14 comments

  17. Burning Questions for 2014 NBA Free Agency

    The NBA offseason got off to a riveting start thanks to a polarizing 2014 draft, but things won't truly kick into high gear until free agency opens on July 1...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 57,429 reads 129 comments

  18. Brooklyn Nets Reportedly Lost $144 Million Last Season

    The Brooklyn Nets are in organizational limbo following a swap that sent head coach Jason Kidd to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for two second-round picks, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard and Marc Stein ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 348,463 reads 157 comments

  19. 2014 NBA Draft: Post-Draft Stock Report for All 30 Teams

    Now that the 2014 NBA draft has officially concluded, it's time to take stock of where each of the Association's 30 teams stand...

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  20. NBA Draft Trades 2014: Recapping and Grading Every Deal

    The 2014 NBA draft has come to a close, and plenty of wheeling and dealing transpired. To keep up with all of the moving and shaking, we've put together a comprehensive guide ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 150,561 reads 99 comments

  21. 2014 NBA Draft: Adreian Payne Talks Skill Set, Possible Landing Spots and More

    Following a senior season that saw his Michigan State Spartans capture a Big Ten title and advance to the Elite Eight, forward Adreian Payne is a lock to be selected in the first round of Thursday’s NBA draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 5,243 reads 12 comments

  22. NBA Draft 2014: Playing "Boom or Bust" with Incoming Prospects

    The NBA offseason will officially kick into high gear with the commencement of the 2014 draft, which is primed to be the most memorable since 2003...

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  23. 10 Bold Predictions for the 2014 NBA Draft

    Now that the San Antonio Spurs have officially been dubbed champions of the basketball universe, it's time to shift our attention to the future stars of the Association...

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  24. Best Potential Trade Targets for Philadelphia 76ers During 2014 NBA Draft

    As discussed previously , the Philadelphia 76ers are in prime position to control the 2014 NBA draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 18,055 reads 50 comments

  25. Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Game 5

    The Indiana Pacers staved off elimination in a wild 93-90 Game 5 victory over the Miami Heat Wednesday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 10,814 reads 59 comments