1. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Miami Heat: Live Score and Highlights from NBA Preseason

    The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Miami Heat 122-119 in overtime Saturday night to improve to 2-0 on the preseason...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 119,784 reads 185 comments

  2. Ranking the Biggest Sleeper NBA Teams Entering 2014-15 Season

    Following an intense and frantic summer of player movement, it feels like we may finally have a read on an NBA landscape that's undergone a considerable transformation. But while all's calm now, it won't be for long...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 23,191 reads 119 comments

  3. Contract Year NBA Players Poised to Have Huge Seasons in 2014-15

    Before the 2014-15 NBA season tips off, a number of questions are waiting to be answered. Chief among them: Which impending free agents are most likely to post the numbers necessary ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 24,090 reads 37 comments

  4. How Fast Can Julius Randle Crack Los Angeles Lakers Starting Lineup?

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren't set up for conventional success in the win column during Byron Scott's first season as head coach, but that doesn't mean forward progress has to elude the Purple and Gold entirely...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 22,175 reads 65 comments

  5. NBA Media Day 2014: Live Updates, Photos, Highlights from Monday's Events

    NBA basketball is back! After the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs held court Friday, the NBA's remaining 25 teams met with the media Monday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 50,085 reads 60 comments

  6. NBA Media Day 2014: Live Updates, Photos, Highlights from Friday's Events

    NBA media days are finally upon us. On Friday, clubs participating in the league's slate of global preseason games — the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 53,635 reads 80 comments

  7. Complete Predictions for Nerlens Noel's Role, Statistics with Philadelphia 76ers

    Now that Nerlens Noel is back at full strength, the Philadelphia 76ers ' rebuild is officially ready to get underway...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 5,741 reads 9 comments

  8. Who Is the Best Under-25 Point Guard in the NBA?

    The NBA 's point guard hierarchy is a complicated beast due to the massive influx of talent we've seen at the position over the past decade. But for the most part, we know who sits atop the throne...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 39,962 reads 240 comments

  9. Breaking Down Each NBA Team's Early-Season Trade Bait

    Just because free agency has concluded doesn't mean player movement needs to. While players may feel a greater sense of job security as training camps get underway, it's important to remember rosters are hardly set in stone...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 240,031 reads 130 comments

  10. Michael Carter-Williams Is Key to Making Philadelphia 76ers Rebuild Work

    In a league where dual-threat point guards are among the most coveted franchise building blocks, Michael Carter-Williams is already establishing himself as the centerpiece of the Philadelphia 76ers ' rebuild...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 6,784 reads 10 comments

  11. USA vs. Slovenia FIBA World Cup 2014: Game Grades, Analysis for Team USA, Junaki

    The United States defeated Slovenia 119-76 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Tuesday. Although Team USA led by only seven points at halftime, it surged in the second half thanks to a 37-22 run in the third quarter...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 8,439 reads 9 comments

  12. Predicting the X-Factor for Every NBA Team Entering 2014-15 Season

    With a busy summer of roster construction behind us, it's time to preview how every team can maximize its potential next season...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 85,609 reads 82 comments

  13. Spain vs Senegal: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16

    Spain defeated Senegal 89-56 on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Thanks to a 23-point first quarter and 27-point fourth quarter, Spain was able to coast by an overwhelmed Senegal club that lacked true firepower...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 12,629 reads 12 comments

  14. USA vs. Mexico: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16

    Team USA defeated Mexico 86-63 in the FIBA World Cup's round of 16 on Saturday morning. Wire-to-wire victors, Team USA was led by the hot shooting of Stephen Curry, who totaled 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting (6-of-9 from three)...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 38,089 reads 60 comments

  15. 2015 NBA Free Agency: An Early Primer on Next Year's Class

    After watching the NBA 's frantic summer of moving and shaking take some dramatic twists and turns, next summer's free-agent signing period has some lofty standards to live up to...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 219,792 reads 177 comments

  16. One Bold Prediction for Top 20 NBA Stars Heading into 2014-15

    As the 2014-15 NBA season fast approaches, it's time to project how the league's most prominent superstars will fare when action tips off...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 77,347 reads 334 comments

  17. The Most Overpaid and Underpaid Player on Every NBA Team

    There are several paths to greatness in the NBA , but it all starts with shrewd salary cap management. While the assembly of elite talent remains imperative, general managers and ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 222,775 reads 286 comments

  18. Predicting the Biggest Breakout Player on Every NBA 2014-15 Roster

    The NBA 's youth movement has been in full effect the past few seasons, and that trend is not going to slow down anytime soon...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 170,722 reads 282 comments

  19. The Biggest Problem Each NBA Team Faces for 2014-15 Season

    The NBA doesn't have much to offer in terms of excitement during the dog days of summer, but the relative level of inactivity gives us an opportunity to step back and evaluate where all 30 teams stand in their pursuit of a title...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 209,260 reads 59 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 153,845 reads 214 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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 8 months ago 49,538 reads 134 comments

  23. 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 8 months ago 157,206 reads 179 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 180,288 reads 762 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 13,577 reads 22 comments