When former Portland Trail Blazer LaMarcus Aldridge announced his intentions to sign with the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, it completely shifted the balance of...
Why NBA Teams Should Be Cautious of the Free Agency Spend-a-thon
With rumors of the Knicks willing to shell out an absurd $38 million to sign guard Arron Afflalo—who averaged just 10.6 points per game in... Read more
Why the Knicks’ Much-Booed Selection of Kristaps Porzingis Will Work Out
Let’s get this out of the way first: It’s difficult projecting an amateur player’s future value. Especially one from Europe, who isn’t visible in the... Read more
NBA Draft: Three Reasons Some of the Best Prospects Go Bust
Every year the NBA Draft brings top talent into the league—as well as a number of busts. It’s what makes draft night so exciting. Not... Read more
Four NBA Teams That Know How to Draft
Former MVP Kevin Durant will become a free agent after the 2016 season, but unless he’s planning to pull a LeBron James and team up... Read more
Why the Lakers Shouldn’t Mortgage Their Future for DeMarcus Cousins
Tuesday’s news from Yahoo! Sports that Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl is pushing the team to trade All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins only diminishes Cousins’s... Read more
Why History Says the Knicks Will Have Plenty of Options Picking 4th
When the woeful New York Knicks surprised everyone by winning two of their last three games of the regular season to move out of the... Read more
Parade Celebrating NBA Champion Warriors Winding Down
OAKLAND, Calif.—The streets of Oakland are awash in yellow and blue as hundreds of thousands of fans watch and cheer the Golden State Warriors victory... Read more
Why We Should Expect an NBA Finals Repeat Matchup in 2016
The 2015 NBA Finals were the most-watched finals since 1998 when Michael Jordan’s now-infamous jump shot in Game 6 topped Utah for his (and Chicago’s)... Read more
Believeland: Where I Am From
I am not quite sure what to say post-Game 6. I usually take losses with a greater swing of emotion, either sad and disheartened or... Read more
4 Ways the Champion Warriors Turned the Finals Around
The Golden State Warriors came back from a 2–1 series deficit to win the final three games and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in six as... Read more
Former Colleague Isn’t Surprised at David Blatt’s Success in Cleveland
When the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt last summer, it was met with general apathy around the country. This country anyway. Yet halfway around the... Read more
Why Andre Iguodala Should Win Finals MVP
Let’s get this out of the way right now. Barring a major unforeseen circumstance, Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is not winning the Finals MVP... Read more
The Injured Joel Embiid: The Next Greg Oden or Nerlens Noel?
With the news out of Philadelphia that rookie center Joel Embiid’s right foot stress fracture, which caused him to miss all of the 2014–15 season,... Read more
Cavaliers New Big Three?
The Cleveland Cavaliers topped the Golden State Warriors 96–91 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night to take a two games to... Read more
NBA: Score! Score! Score!
Watching NBA high flyers, three point shooters, is a bit like watching pinball machine action in a game controlled by a clock. And all of... Read more
How LeBron James Could Eclipse Michael Jordan
Before we go too far down this path, let me just be clear in saying that Michael Jordan and LeBron James are probably the two... Read more