1. Jeremy Lin vs. Raymond Felton: Knicks' Point Guard Debate Should Be No Contest

    The New York Knicks ' future hinges on a decision made under a ticking clock; the three-day window for the Knicks to match the Houston Rockets ' offer to Jeremy Lin is already underway, ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 17,996 reads 232 comments

  2. Las Vegas Summer League 2012: Day 3 Notebook

    The NBA 's Las Vegas Summer League is officially underway, giving a chance for recently drafted prospects to get their rookie seasons off on the right foot and borderline players to work their way into consideration for roster spots...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 24,930 reads 19 comments

  3. Las Vegas Summer League 2012: Day 2 Notebook

    The NBA 's Las Vegas Summer League is officially underway, giving a chance for recently drafted prospects to get their rookie seasons off on the right foot, borderline players to ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 12,208 reads 14 comments

  4. Las Vegas Summer League 2012: Harrison Barnes Takes a Step

    Seemingly random scoring outbursts aren't exactly a rare sight in the Las Vegas Summer League, where the perfect storm of talent disparity and scrambled, unorganized defense opens up opportunities for players that they might not have found otherwise...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 13,029 reads 11 comments

  5. Las Vegas Summer League 2012: Day 1 Notebook

    The Las Vegas Summer League is the greatest collection of young and marginal NBA players that the league has to offer...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 12,497 reads 16 comments

  6. Courtney Lee Is a Prize Well Worth Boston's Effort

    Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics have their eye trained on free-agent wing Courtney Lee, but there's a tiny problem: Without having even the slightest amount of cap space with ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 16,474 reads 67 comments

  7. NBA Free Agents 2012: Ronnie Brewer Hits the Free-Agent Market

    Ronnie Brewer came to Chicago in the Great Salt Lake City Exodus of 2010—that hardly famous flurry of free-agent activity that somehow took Jazz teammates Carlos Boozer, ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 4,518 reads 10 comments

  8. Nets Sign Jerry Stackhouse at Minimal Cost, but What's the Point?

    The Brooklyn Nets will never stop adding players, apparently. Per Chad Ford of ESPN.com, Brooklyn has, for reasons that escape most logical basketball frameworks, agreed to a one-year ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 4,775 reads 7 comments

  9. Jerryd Bayless Finds a Home, a Role and a Fail-Safe

    One of the last NBA players to hit the free-agent market was also one of the first to fly off the shelves once the signing period officially began. As first reported by Marc Stein of ESPN...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 4,285 reads 9 comments

  10. San Antonio Spurs Quietly Take Care of Free-Agent Business

    Every potential development and snag in the Dwight Howard trade saga is deafening—so much so that a team like the San Antonio Spurs has gone about its free-agent business ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 9,862 reads 20 comments

  11. Metta World Peace Amnesty Chatter Ignores Lakers' Unique Position

    Wednesday, July 11th marks the official opening of the amnesty window—the collectively bargained period of time during which teams are allowed to wipe a players' salary from ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 8,377 reads 54 comments

  12. Knicks Badly Need Jeremy Lin to Be Jeremy Lin, as Either Starter or Reserve

    As we begin to piece together what next season's New York Knicks might look like and how they might play, Jeremy Lin stands as an entirely crucial component...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 7,302 reads 36 comments

  13. Raja Bell Agrees to Buyout with Jazz, Flirts with Relevance

    Just in case you thought there weren't enough free agents searching for the right deal with the right team, Brian T...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 4,923 reads 8 comments

  14. Pacers Set to Match Offer Sheet on Roy Hibbert, Max Contract Be Damned

    Restricted free agency has, historically speaking, primarily served as a vehicle to complicate the deals of borderline players with their incumbent teams...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 3,619 reads 7 comments

  15. No Rush on Declarations Regarding the NBA's Lesser Contenders

    Changes are abound in the NBA , as free-agent agreements trickle in and trade rumors circle overhead. The offseason bonanza is one of the league's premier events, as the summer offers ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 5,783 reads 13 comments

  16. Ray Allen to Miami: A Basketball Move That Makes Natural Basketball Sense

    Ray Allen's reported decision to sign with the Miami Heat may be couched in sub-plotted drama, but if we cut through the most obvious sentiment, this is very simply an arrangement between player and team that makes perfect basketball sense...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 7,705 reads 39 comments

  17. Suddenly Very Much Available: Jerryd Bayless

    Steve Nash winds up in L.A., the Rockets ship out Kyle Lowry and (per Marc Stein of ESPN.com) the Toronto Raptors rescind their qualifying offer on productive young point guard ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 6,075 reads 31 comments

  18. Where Could the Soon-to-Be-Amnestied Elton Brand Land?

    The amnesty provision, though providing the basis for all kinds of conjecture in the whirlwind, post-lockout offseason, was designed for the purpose of giving teams an out...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 33,502 reads 66 comments

  19. Anthony Randolph Begins Drawing Interest, Marks the Beginning of 'Flyer' Season

    With most of the top free agents accounted for (or at least in agreement on the terms of an offer sheet), NBA teams have a more accurate idea of where they stand going into the season ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 8,326 reads 15 comments

  20. The Mavs Resign Themselves to a Re-Signed Jason Kidd, but Lose out to Knicks

    UPDATE (5:21 EST) : Jason Kidd 's situation has changed just a tad in the last few hours; after reportedly being ready to sign on the dotted line as a Dallas Maverick, Kidd has -- per Marc Stein of ESPN...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 4,359 reads 11 comments

  21. Goran Dragic and the Houston Rockets Part Ways

    Goran Dragic had such an incredible second-half surge in Houston that he made Kyle Lowry look expendable...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 4,329 reads 8 comments

  22. NBA Free Agency 2012: Are Atlanta Hawks Better Off Without Joe Johnson?

    Over the past few seasons, perception and reality have spun in very different directions for the Atlanta Hawks ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 9,407 reads 47 comments

  23. Possible Trades the Knicks Could Make

    The New York Knicks are still a bit of a mess, and have limited capacity—thanks to the league's financial restrictions—to supplement their current core...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 472 reads 2 comments

  24. Can Deron Williams and Joe Johnson Lead the Nets to a Title?

    There was no reporter necessary. Deron Williams announced via Twitter on Tuesday his intention to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets , thus quelling the Nets' fears and sending the ...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 33,578 reads 318 comments

  25. Possible Trades the Lakers Could Make

    The Los Angeles Lakers are blessed and burdened with a tremendously talented—and handsomely paid—trio of stars, two of which rather suddenly appear unable to play together...

    Rob Mahoney Written by Rob Mahoney about 2 years ago 77,516 reads 106 comments