1. Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for Atlanta Hawks

    The Atlanta Hawks still have money to spend this summer. After their recent signing of Thabo Sefolosha, the Hawks have about $11 million left in cap room, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hawks beat writer Chris Vivlamore tweeted ...

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  2. What Offseason Moves Are Next for Washington Wizards with NBA Draft Complete?

    The Washington Wizards stayed quiet Thursday night at the NBA draft. They traded their only pick , the No. 46 selection, to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash, according to ESPNLosAngeles ...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 13 days ago 8,469 reads 58 comments

  3. Atlanta Hawks' 2014 NBA Draft Big Board

    Picking at No. 15 and No. 43, the Atlanta Hawks will do their best to improve their roster in Thursday's 2014 NBA draft ...

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  4. Can Atlanta Hawks Return to NBA Playoffs Next Season?

    In five of the last six 82-game NBA seasons, the Eastern Conference has sent a team with fewer than 40 wins to the playoffs. The 38-44 Atlanta Hawks continued the dubious tradition this year...

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  5. The 1 Offseason Move the Atlanta Hawks Must Make

    The eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks whetted their fans' appetites for the future with a successful postseason performance in 2014, taking the top-seeded Indiana Pacers to seven games ...

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  6. Which Atlanta Hawks Player Has the Most Upside Right Now?

    Some NBA players have the potential to become superstars. Whether for their quick rate of improvement, work ethic or sheer athleticism, there are guys that display the capability to attain greatness...

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  7. Most Improved Atlanta Hawks Players This Season

    When an NBA team finishes 38-44, the season is usually considered a failure. The team probably just missed out on a playoff spot — and didn't get a particularly good spot in the draft lottery, either...

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  8. Predicting San Antonio Spurs' Depth Chart in 2013-14

    The San Antonio Spurs were painfully close to a fifth championship in franchise history in 2013. Naturally, they have stood pat this offseason, save for a few small personnel changes that will tweak the depth chart a little bit in 2013-14...

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  9. Each San Antonio Spurs Player's Best Basketball Skill

    The San Antonio Spurs are a team of many talents. Every single player has his role, as well as the appropriate basketball skills to bring to that role...

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  10. Grading Each San Antonio Spurs Draft Pick Since Tim Duncan

    The San Antonio Spurs got lucky in 1997, earning the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft despite having the third-worst record in the league. They drafted Tim Duncan , a star center from Wake Forest...

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  11. Predicting Andrew Luck's Stat Line for the 2013 Colts: Preseason Edition

    Andrew Luck had some trouble statistically in his rookie season, but his production should start to catch up to his talent level for the Indianapolis Colts in 2013...

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  12. Top 10 Greatest San Antonio Spurs Teams in Franchise History

    Last week, I celebrated the 40th anniversary of the San Antonio Spurs by ranking the top 10 players in their history. This week, it's time to rank the teams...

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  13. Examining Manu Ginobili's Role with the San Antonio Spurs in 2013-14

    The San Antonio Spurs ' Manu Ginobili is not totally washed up, and he will prove it with his play in 2013-14...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 11 months ago 3,283 reads 38 comments

  14. NBA Offseason Premature Predictions: 2014 NBA All-Star Rosters

    The 2014 NBA All-Star Game is a long way off, but it's never too early for an offseason look into the crystal ball to see who might be participating in the festivities...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 11 months ago 15,419 reads 41 comments

  15. Ranking the Best San Antonio Spurs in Franchise History

    The San Antonio Spurs have been a very successful franchise in the ABA and the NBA for 40 seasons. In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Spurs, it's only suitable to rank the top players for the Spurs in their rich history...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 11 months ago 5,625 reads 34 comments

  16. 2013 MLB Trade Deadline: Key Moves Pittsburgh Pirates Could and Should Make

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are sitting pretty with the best record in MLB (64-42), but securing potential trade deadline deals for right fielder Nate Schierholtz and starting pitcher ...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 11 months ago 5,813 reads 0 comments

  17. Grading Each San Antonio Spurs' Free-Agency Transaction So Far

    Being 21 seconds away from winning in the NBA Finals in six games shouldn't be any cause for blowing up a team. And the Spurs haven't overreacted, sticking to re-signings and small pickups so far...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 months ago 3,886 reads 9 comments

  18. Why San Antonio Spurs' Tiago Splitter Is Worth His $36 Million Contract

    Tiago Splitter of the San Antonio Spurs had an up-and-down 2012-13 season, to say the least...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 months ago 5,531 reads 28 comments

  19. Takeaways from San Antonio Spurs' Summer League Season

    Even conference champions need Summer League. Coming off an NBA Finals appearance, the Spurs obviously didn't play any of their big-minute players, but used their slate of Summer ...

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  20. Why the Washington Wizards Will Make the NBA Playoffs in 2013-14

    The Washington Wizards will be playing more than 82 games in the 2013-14 NBA season. The combination of an improved roster, internal development and a weaker Eastern Conference will propel the Wizards to their first NBA playoff berth since 2008.

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 months ago 3,428 reads 17 comments

  21. Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts: Who Wins the AFC South in 2013?

    The Houston Texans beat the Indianapolis Colts for the AFC South title in 2012 by a mere one game. The Texans won 12 games and the Colts won 11. But that one-game margin was a lot bigger than it looked...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 months ago 1,371 reads 19 comments

  22. NBA Vegas Summer League: 5 Players Already Looking Like Draft Steals

    Sometimes, it's best to take a rookie's Summer League performance with a grain of salt. Many players who have been terrible in the Summer League ( Kevin Durant , for example ) have gone on to do great things in the NBA ...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 months ago 1,415 reads 0 comments

  23. Predicting Spurs' Kawhi Leonard's Development in 2013-2014

    If there was a highlight of the 2013 NBA Finals for Spurs fans, it was watching 21-year-old (now 22-year-old) Kawhi Leonard grow up before their very eyes...

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  24. Ranking the Indianapolis Colts by Position Group: Pre-Training Camp Edition

    Despite a lack of top-flight talent at every position, the Indianapolis Colts won 11 games in 2012 through hard work and composure in pressure situations...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 months ago 1,105 reads 6 comments

  25. 2013-14 NBA Point Guard Rankings: Mid-Summer Edition

    While the NBA 's crop of small forwards may give them a run for their money, point guards currently rule the league and will continue to do so in 2013-14. To illustrate this point, only one point guard ( Allen Iverson in 1996) was picked No...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 12 months ago 30,216 reads 75 comments