1. Why the NBA Is Due for a Dark-Horse Champion

    With the player movement that has taken place in recent offseasons , including that of this year, it’d be easy to be fatalistic about the 2012-13 NBA champion...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 617 reads 3 comments

  2. The 10 Most Egotistical Players in NBA History

    When we talk about the biggest egos in NBA history, we should begin by stating the obvious: Virtually all NBA players think highly of themselves. It's a necessary ingredient for success in basketball's premier league...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 21,637 reads 72 comments

  3. Realistic Stat Projections for Each Minnesota Timberwolves Rotation Player

    Predicting statistics can be tricky business, particularly for a team that has a number of moving parts like the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 3,356 reads 75 comments

  4. A History of the NBA, as Told Through Dunks

    To many basketball purists, it seems silly that the dunk has drawn so much attention over the years. "Why dunk when a layup will do?" is the oft-repeated wisdom. "Conserve energy and hustle back on D...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 12,899 reads 40 comments

  5. 7 Reasons Andre Iguodala and New-Look Denver Nuggets Are NBA's Biggest Sleeper

    The doubters would have you believe that the 2012-13 Denver Nuggets did little to change their fortunes this offseason. After all, swapping Arron Afflalo for Andre Iguodala amounts to a trade of one defensive-oriented player for another...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 3,230 reads 27 comments

  6. Comparing Every NBA Team to a More Recent TV Show or Movie

    With NBA free agency activity reduced to a drip, the conclusion of 2012 Olympics and training camp still a few weeks away, August has been a dull month for hoops fans the world over...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 3,423 reads 41 comments

  7. Predicting the Dallas Mavericks Rotation for 2012-13

    The Dallas Mavericks ’ rotation is set for the 2012-13 season. And while this isn’t the roster they’d hoped for, it’s not as bad as the one they could have had...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 4,742 reads 42 comments

  8. San Antonio Spurs 2012-13 Schedule: Monthly Breakdown and W-L Predictions

    On the heels of a historic but ultimately disappointing playoff run, the San Antonio Spurs will open the 2012 NBA season at the New Orleans Hornets on Halloween night...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about almost 2 years ago 2,615 reads 43 comments

  9. 5 Available Free-Agent Summer League Standouts Miami Heat Should Target

    The 2012 champion Miami Heat have gotten the big tasks out of the way. They signed Ray Allen to a budget contract, and Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh wisely held themselves out of the Olympics to get healthy in advance of the 2012-13 season...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 179 reads 21 comments

  10. Darren Collison Is the Perfect Point Guard for the Dallas Mavericks

    Darren Collison may not have been the Dallas Mavericks ' Plan A in the 2012 NBA offseason, or their Plan B or Plan C for that matter, but he’s as good a fit for the Mavs’ ...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 4,220 reads 6 comments

  11. NBA Players Most Likely to Be Amnestied Next Summer

    With another deadline for using the amnesty provision come and gone, the list of NBA players with awful contracts has truly become a select club. As of 5:00 p.m...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 2,507 reads 8 comments

  12. Philadelphia 76ers and 4 NBA Rosters That Are a Mess Right Now

    The most active period of the 2012 offseason is behind us, but some NBA rosters are still a work in progress. Or one would hope. With two months left before the regular season tips off, there are still free agents to sign and trades to execute...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 3,659 reads 18 comments

  13. Kevin Durant Is Better Suited for International Basketball Than the NBA

    Kevin Durant is the second-best player in the world. But, as his play with Team USA reflects, he may in fact be the best player when facing the world...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 332 reads 21 comments

  14. How the Dallas Mavericks Recovered from Their Free-Agency Blunders

    Until Wednesday, nothing was going as planned for the Dallas Mavericks in the 2012 NBA free-agency period, unless the plan was to come up empty-handed...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 12,319 reads 33 comments

  15. NBA Free Agency 2012: Winners and Losers of the First Week of Free Agency

    The 2012 NBA Free Agency period is underway, and several franchises wasted no time in drastically changing their fortunes. Teams like Brooklyn, Atlanta, Los Angeles and Houston (amongst others) have all been active for better or for worse...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 5,667 reads 0 comments

  16. Minnesota Timberwolves: Is $50 Million Too Much for Nicolas Batum?

    As reported by SB Nation , the Minnesota Timberwolves are close to offering restricted free-agent Nicolas Batum ( Portland ) an offer sheet worth $45-50 million over four years...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 5,952 reads 38 comments

  17. NBA Free Agency 2012: Why the Chicago Bulls Cannot Afford to Lose Omer Asik

    The Houston Rockets have offered Chicago Bulls backup center Omer Asik a contract worth $24.1 million over three years , with the restricted free agent set to make roughly $14...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 2,496 reads 31 comments

  18. Ranking the 5 Most Hipster Press Conference Outfits of the 2012 NBA Season

    For better or for worse, hipster culture took hold of NBA press conferences in the 2012 season. Your favorite players accessorized, mesmerized and generally kept it flashy...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 801 reads 0 comments

  19. Mario Chalmers Shows Why He Is Essential to This Miami Heat Team

    History will remember the 2012 NBA champion Miami Heat for LeBron James ’ epic season, but what gets lost is how essential Mario Chalmers is to this team...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 1,660 reads 4 comments

  20. Breaking Down Why the NCAA Absolutely Must Pay Exploited Athletes

    The NCAA, Division I schools and the sports-consuming public must overcome their hypocrisy and support pay for college athletes...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 3,932 reads 10 comments

  21. 5 Ways the NBA Can Put an End to Flopping

    This week, David Stern will meet with his Competition Committee—an appointed group of owners, general managers and coaches—to discuss new rules, including those that address the problem of flopping...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  22. Chicago Bulls: 5 Free Agents Who Can Save the 2012-13 Season

    With Derrick Rose set to miss most of the 2012-13 NBA season, the Chicago Bulls will look to sign a free agent who can man the helm in his absence. Of course, no player the Bulls can afford will replace Rose's production entirely...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 3,218 reads 28 comments

  23. 7 NBA Free Agents Who Will Be the Steals of 2012 Offseason

    Most NBA teams will be shopping the bargain bin in the 2012 offseason. With the luxury tax penalty set to increase in 2013-14 , adding talent without breaking the bank is now imperative, ...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 322 reads 0 comments

  24. Russell Westbrook and 10 Players Who Will Shape the Future of the NBA

    While this slideshow discusses 10 players who will shape the future of the NBA , it's almost more fun to share the anti-list in these instances—that is, the players who fell just short of inclusion...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 32,275 reads 361 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Best General Managers in the NBA

    Before we get into the minutia of what what makes some GMs better than others, let's acknowledge the obvious: Championships are almost always won on the backs of hall-of-fame players who are selected high in the draft...

    Kurt Scott Written by Kurt Scott about 2 years ago 2,419 reads 1 comments