1. 5 NBA Playoff Teams That Took a Step Back During 2014 Free Agency

    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 9 hours ago 16,095 reads 134 comments

  2. 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 5 days ago 16,189 reads 95 comments

  3. 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 8 days ago 11,930 reads 69 comments

  4. 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 16 days ago 14,988 reads 88 comments

  5. 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 17 days ago 9,879 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 18 days ago 21,161 reads 82 comments

  7. 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 24 days ago 24,028 reads 117 comments

  8. 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 26 days ago 12,149 reads 53 comments

  9. 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 34,158 reads 63 comments

  10. 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 4,675 reads 58 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 4,401 reads 8 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 2,548 reads 1 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 240,380 reads 360 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 2,575 reads 6 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 2,586 reads 13 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 17,127 reads 82 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 73,294 reads 181 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 5,368 reads 14 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 3,497 reads 16 comments

  20. 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 43,400 reads 101 comments

  21. Players Houston Rockets Should Let Go This Offseason

    After being eliminated in the first round for the second straight year, the Houston Rockets must make some changes this offseason. While there is no need to completely overhaul the roster, there are few players the team could do without...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 24,089 reads 298 comments

  22. The Most Critical Player on Every Remaining NBA Team in the Playoffs

    In the 2014 NBA playoffs, one player can shift a game or series in his team's favor by himself. Whether it's scoring the basketball, crashing the boards or clamping down on defense, these select few are critical to their teams' success...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 3,488 reads 7 comments

  23. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Each Team's Most Underrated Player

    The 2014 NBA playoffs have seen a number of underrated performances so far. From former superstars to valuable role players, this postseason has been filled with surprises, and we haven't even finished the opening round yet...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 45,782 reads 66 comments

  24. 11 2014 NBA Free Agents Who Will Be Difference-Makers Next Season

    The object of free agency is for NBA teams to find players who will help make their franchise significantly better. This summer, there's a group of guys for hire who can be difference-makers next season...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 42,344 reads 95 comments

  25. Predicting Which NBA Franchise Player Will Be Traded First

    With big names such as Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Love and Rajon Rondo possibly on the move, this summer has the potential to be one of the most buzzworthy offseasons in recent memory...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 months ago 5,264 reads 13 comments