1. How Soon Will Anthony Davis Be Ready to Contend for NBA MVP?

    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis will be a contender for the NBA MVP in the next few years. The 2012 No. 1 overall pick has become a rising star early in his career...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 5 days ago 42,174 reads 144 comments

  2. Predicting Houston Rockets Final 15-Man Roster

    As has been the case for the last two years, the Houston Rockets ' 15-man roster will have a different look this upcoming season. Familiar faces such as Chandler Parsons, Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin are now playing for different teams...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 8 days ago 10,069 reads 53 comments

  3. Everything You Need to Know About Houston Rockets Rookie Nick Johnson

    Houston Rockets rookie Nick Johnson has the tools to become the latest in the franchise's recent string of second-round steals. The Rockets have shown a knack for finding talent late in the draft...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 13 days ago 7,585 reads 19 comments

  4. NBA Teams Poised to Make the Biggest Leap During 2014-15 Season

    In the midst of an exciting summer, a handful of teams are poised to break out during the 2014-15 NBA season...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 17 days ago 111,190 reads 681 comments

  5. 10 Best Steals of 2014 NBA Free Agency So Far

    NBA free agency is less about the players you sign and more about how much you sign them for. Sure, bringing LeBron James back to Cleveland or getting Carmelo Anthony to stay ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 20 days ago 10,020 reads 41 comments

  6. 5 NBA Playoff Teams That Took a Step Back During 2014 Offseason

    NBA free agency has been tough on a few of last year's playoff teams. Whether it is due to key players finding greener pastures elsewhere or questionable draft decisions, a handful of the NBA's elite have taken a step back this summer...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 22 days ago 38,352 reads 230 comments

  7. How Far Away Are Chicago Bulls from Landing Their Next Superstar?

    The Chicago Bulls ' chances of landing another superstar are slim, unless they can pull off a trade for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 27 days ago 16,405 reads 94 comments

  8. Best Potential Veteran Minimum Free-Agent Options for Houston Rockets

    Now that the big names are off the market, the Houston Rockets should fill out the rest of their roster with cheap veterans. This offseason hasn't gone quite how the Rockets had hoped...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 12,238 reads 69 comments

  9. Report Card Grades for Houston Rockets' Offseason Moves

    The Houston Rockets entered this year's offseason aiming for the fences but eventually struck out swinging at the plate...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 15,311 reads 88 comments

  10. Summer League Prospects with the Best Chance of Making Houston Rockets

    A strong showing in Las Vegas could mean an NBA roster spot for some of the best prospects on the Houston Rockets ' summer league team...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 9,952 reads 15 comments

  11. Why New Orleans Pelicans Are Poised to Surprise Next Season

    The New Orleans Pelicans will be one of the NBA 's biggest surprises this upcoming season. It has become an offseason tradition to utter that sentence...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 21,241 reads 82 comments

  12. Eric Gordon Trade Key to New Orleans Pelicans' Offseason Success

    The best way for the New Orleans Pelicans to open up some cap space this summer is to trade expensive shooting guard Eric Gordon ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 24,298 reads 117 comments

  13. Most Realistic Free-Agent Options for Houston Rockets to Chase

    Like a kid at a community swimming pool, the Houston Rockets enter free agency anxiously awaiting their opportunity to make a big splash. General manager Daryl Morey has his heart set on drastically improving the team this summer...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 12,183 reads 53 comments

  14. 10 Things We Can't Wait to See at NBA Summer League 2014

    With the NBA draft in the books, the next chapter of the upcoming season will soon be upon us. The summer league will kick off in July and excitement is bound to grow along with it...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 34,184 reads 63 comments

  15. New Orleans Pelicans 2014 NBA Draft Primer

    The New Orleans Pelicans currently do not own a pick in the 2014 NBA draft, but that doesn't mean they won't find a way to crash the party: Yahoo Sports' Marc J...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 4,763 reads 58 comments

  16. Unexpected Moves Houston Rockets Could Make in Free Agency

    The Houston Rockets may have tipped their hand a little in free agency, but that doesn't mean this offseason will go exactly as we expect it to...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 months ago 4,426 reads 8 comments

  17. Full Scouting Report for Houston Rockets' Top 2014 Draft Targets

    While all of the focus seems to be on what the Houston Rockets will do in free agency, there's still an NBA draft to plan for. The team holds the 25th and 42nd picks in this year's draft...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 months ago 2,577 reads 1 comments

  18. The Worst Lottery Pick for Every Team in the Last 15 Years

    When it comes to the NBA draft , every team is guilty of making mistakes. With this year's edition rapidly approaching, this seemed like a good time to take a look back at each team's worst lottery pick of the last 15 years...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 months ago 240,488 reads 360 comments

  19. 8 NBA Teams That Can't Afford to Miss During 2014 Offseason

    While the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat battle for basketball supremacy, the rest of the NBA is back at their drawing boards conjuring up ways to improve this offseason...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 2,568 reads 6 comments

  20. The 3 Best Value Free Agents for Houston Rockets to Pursue

    While the Houston Rockets will likely make a big offseason splash for the third consecutive year, there are cheaper alternatives that the team could consider in its effort to improve this summer...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 2,609 reads 13 comments

  21. 5 Best Potential Trade Targets for Houston Rockets to Form Big Three

    The Houston Rockets need to improve drastically in order to compete for a championship in the Western Conference...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 17,211 reads 82 comments

  22. Playing Keep or Trade with Every 2014 NBA Draft Lottery Pick

    This summer, the hottest commodity in basketball will come via the first 14 picks of the 2014 NBA draft ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 73,323 reads 181 comments

  23. Breaking Down New Orleans Pelicans' Offseason Blueprint

    With the New Orleans Pelicans sitting out this year's NBA draft, the team's focus now shifts to finding other ways to improve this offseason...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 5,398 reads 14 comments

  24. What's at Stake for New Orleans Pelicans in 2014 NBA Draft Lottery?

    The 2014 NBA Draft lottery is the first step in an important offseason for the New Orleans Pelicans . If New Orleans can manage to defy the odds and land a spot in the top five, ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 3,523 reads 16 comments

  25. 2014 NBA Free Agency: Predicting 6 Biggest Busts and Potential Destinations

    All NBA free agents aren't created equal. For every successful addition like LeBron James (Miami Heat) or Dwight Howard (Houston Rockets), there are a few disappointments such as Josh Smith (Detroit Pistons) or O...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 43,434 reads 101 comments