1. Nets Acquire European Star Teletovich and Reggie Evans; Build Formidable Bench

    The Nets have already started to build a formidable bench around All-Star trio Deron Williams, Gerald Wallace and Joe Johnson ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 1,507 reads 1 comments

  2. Jeremy Lin: Houston Rockets a Major Competitor to Knicks

    Update Wednesday, July 4th (3:38 pm Eastern Time): According to Matt Moore at CBS.com , the Houston Rockets have offered Jeremy Lin a $30 million dollar, four year contract...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 3,100 reads 7 comments

  3. Brooklyn Nets: A Deron Williams and Joe Johnson Duo Worst Case Scenario

    The Brooklyn Nets may stop at nothing to bring free agent Deron Williams to sign a long-term contract with the organization—even if that means crippling the team's long-term prospects through a rash, expensive player acquisition...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 6,407 reads 5 comments

  4. Los Angeles Clippers: Can Chris Paul and Lamar Odom Co-Exist in 'Lob City'?

    Chris Paul and Lamar Odom are polarized individuals wearing the same Los Angeles Clippers uniform. In an interview with Los Angeles Times reporter T.J. Simmers, Lamar Odom stated that his life long philosophy is to "kill them with kindness...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 2,739 reads 4 comments

  5. NBA Draft: What Houston's Picks Mean for the Rockets and the Brooklyn Nets

    Earlier this week, the Houston Rockets were considered a major threat to the Brooklyn Nets ' chances are acquiring Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard . The Rockets had the 12th, 16th, and 18th picks in Thursday evening's NBA Draft...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 2,500 reads 2 comments

  6. Top NBA Sharpshooters in Free Agent Market: Low Risk, Solid Reward Acquisitions

    An NBA "sharpshooter" has a very precise role in the NBA : shoot and hit three-pointers. A low risk, high reward acquisition, a top sharpshooter routinely earns about $4 - $6 ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 591 reads 0 comments

  7. Atlanta Hawks Josh Smith to Lakers for Pau Gasol Is Just Not Going to Happen

    The NBA trade rumor mill is in full grist. If you're a sports writer looking for an angle, your head is spinning faster than the mill itself; every five minutes a new trade scenario is thrown out there...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 2,025 reads 3 comments

  8. Deron Williams Strongly Prefers Brooklyn Nets According to Recent Press Reports

    It was just this weekend when free-agent Deron Williams' future destination felt like a coin flip between the Brooklyn Nets and the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 817 reads 3 comments

  9. Brooklyn Nets: What the Nets Starting 5 May Look Like Next Season

    The Deron Williams free agent saga has reached its final chapter. According to ESPN.com, Williams informed his representatives that he will sign a long-term contract with the Brooklyn ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 1,854 reads 0 comments

  10. Power Ranking the 10 Best Role Players in the NBA

    From a media perspective, role players are not considered as important or press-worthy as superstars. However, role players are essential toward winning games...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 3,660 reads 3 comments

  11. How 9 NBA Players Under 30 Will Shape the All-Time Top 100

    Today's NBA is rife with Hall of Fame candidates and potential NBA dynasties. By 2017, how will they have shaped the NBA Top 100 of all-time? Over the next five years, it's conceivable ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 2,720 reads 7 comments

  12. Nets 2012: What Does the Barclays Center Have to Do with Brooklyn Basketball?

    The Barclays Center represents many things, perhaps the least of which is Brooklyn basketball. The Center is comprised of eight million square feet of office, commercial, and residential ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 2,956 reads 3 comments

  13. Serge Ibaka Criticizes LeBron James' Defense and Misses the Bigger Picture

    Those young people can sure say some curious things. Twenty-two-year-old Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder made a very green (with envy) comment about the Miami Heat 's LeBron James ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 10,572 reads 166 comments

  14. NBA Trade Rumors: Who Should the Chicago Bulls Trade to Avoid Luxury Tax?

    According to Mike McGraw of The Daily Herald (via ESPN Insider) league sources have confirmed that the Chicago Bulls may trade small forward Luol Deng in the 2012 offseason to avoid luxury tax payments...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 4,484 reads 15 comments

  15. Brooklyn Nets: Must Resist Desperate Free Agent Signings in Summer 2012

    Over-valuation is desperation's ugly daughter. Perhaps no other team in the NBA knows this quite as well as the Brooklyn Nets do right now...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 2,536 reads 21 comments

  16. David Stern's Retort During Jim Rome Interview Marginalizes Domestic Violence

    David Stern needs to re-learn how to choose his analogical retorts better. A lot better. In a recent interview with NBA Commissioner David Stern on the The Jim Rome Show (via TheBigLead...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 3,514 reads 3 comments

  17. NBA Finals 2012: 5 Silent Strategic Reasons for Oklahoma City Thunder Game 1 Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder held serve in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, defeating the Miami Heat 105-94 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The big stories (and not incorrectly so) are: Dwyane Wade 's 7-19 shooting for 19 points is to blame for the Heat's loss..

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 253 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Mock Draft 2012: Why International Guards Are Being Undervalued

    As per usual, international NBA prospects will be bottom-feeding in the 2012 NBA draft . NBA draft history has seen a running theme of undervalued international prospects. The reason for international devaluation is sometimes unjustified...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 703 reads 12 comments

  19. NBA 'The Dream Team' Documentary: What Made This NBA Generation the Best Ever?

    Perhaps it is appropriate that "The Dream Team" —a 90-minute documentary directed by Ed Burns premiering on NBATV this Wednesday night—be aired during the NBA Finals...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 10,891 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Finals 2012: Predictions Based on Past "Big Three" Rivalries

    The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat mirror each other in substance and style. Both teams have the "Big Three" essentials: an unstoppable scorer (Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James), an elite combination guard (Russell Westbrook vs...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 1,789 reads 0 comments

  21. Celtics vs. Heat Game 7: James's Performance Depolarizes His Hype-Based Image

    Somewhere between the LeBron James depicted as an impossibly passive player incapable of closing big games and the one who is expected to win seven championship rings is an elite ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 744 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Playoffs 2012: A Lebron James Resurrection? Dissecting Game 6 Media Hype

    LeBron James' impressive 45 point, 15 rebound performance in Game 6 against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals is being treated as the ultimate resurrection of James' career...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 1,088 reads 2 comments

  23. NBA: Five Most Memorable GOAT Performances Since 2010

    A "GOAT," by the way, is a "loser" in a sports contest. However, some of the most legendary playoff performances are by "GOATS." What makes these performance even more memorable is that there is a sense of sadness behind them...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 3,082 reads 13 comments

  24. Refreshing Headlines for Those Tired of All This Heat

    Take a moment to vent if you are sick and tired of hearing about all that is wrong with the Miami Heat now that they relinquished a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final to the Boston Celtics ...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 316 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Playoffs 2012: Where Is LeBron James' NBA Coaching Mentor?

    Michael Jordan had Phil Jackson. So did Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal . Tim Duncan has Gregg Popovich and the Celtics ' "Big Three" have Doc Rivers. Dwyane Wade won his one NBA championship under Pat Riley...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about 2 years ago 600 reads 1 comments