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5 NBA Playoff Contenders Who Have Taken a Step Back This Season

February 16th, 2013
The All-Star break is the time of the NBA season when teams take a look at how good they are and prepare for either a playoff run or a rebuilding phase. The teams on this list hoped for the former but are likely to end up with the latter. From ...

How Kevin Martin Has Replaced James Harden as Oklahoma City Thunder’s 6th Man

January 8th, 2013
One of the biggest shocks of the 2012-13 NBA season was the Oklahoma City Thunder’s trade of James Harden to the Houston Rockets for Kevin Martin. Another has been just how well Martin has adjusted to his role as Harden’s replacement for the Thunder.There is always anxiety and apprehension when ...

1 Player on Every NBA Team Under the Most Pressure Next Season

July 31st, 2012
Each NBA team has massively different expectations awaiting it for the 2012-13 season. Each team also has a single player that will bear the largest share of that pressure.All of these highlighted players have this pressure on them for vastly different reasons. Some have been put in a place of ...

NBA Free Agency 2012: 4 Players Who Will Be Massively Overpaid This Summer

July 3rd, 2012
The overpayment of players during a frenzied free-agent period is nothing new for the NBA, and there will be many free agents during the 2012 offseason who are ridiculously overpaid. For example, just look at Joe Johnson—a player who is likely to be traded this offseason due mainly to the ...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Updated 1st-Round Projections with Trade Scenarios

June 26th, 2012
The 2012 NBA Draft is upon us, and teams are flurrying about trying to wheel and deal with trades to get in position to get the players they want. All these rumored deals are tough to follow, but we're here to help you keep it all straight. Many times, we ...

NBA Finals 2012: 10 Reasons This Won’t Be OKC Thunder’s Last Shot at Title

June 19th, 2012
The Oklahoma City Thunder may look green in these 2012 NBA Finals, but the young squad will definitely have more chances at a championship in the future. Its young core, among other factors, is a big part of why. Both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are signed through the 2016 ...

Stan Van Gundy and the 5 Best Basketball Coaches Available on the Market

May 29th, 2012
Stan Van Gundy is finally officially gone from the Orlando Magic, and he is clearly one of the best coaches available on the market. However, the potential coaching pool is very deep this year, with many viable candidates for many open jobs.Van Gundy was clearly a good coach in Orlando. ...

Oklahoma City Thunder: Why Metta World Peace’s Elbow Could Go Down in Infamy

May 1st, 2012
James Harden is back on the court and playing well for the Oklahoma City Thunder. That’s a great thing, considering that he was the victim of a brutal elbow to the head from Metta World Peace just 10 days ago. While Harden has now returned to the court and is ...

5 Best Road Uniforms in the NBA

April 3rd, 2012
The NBA is full of teams that have bad and good uniforms. The road uniform is the most important, because it is the impression you give to fans across the country who see your team in person.Many teams have better road uniforms than their home one. Some have legendary uniforms ...

Oklahoma City Thunder: 3 Items on the to-Do List

October 14th, 2011
Kevin Durant and company have made incremental improvements over the past two seasons, pushing the eventual champion Los Angeles Lakers to six games in the first round of the 2010 playoffs, then bowing out to the eventual champion Dallas Mavericks in the 2011 Western Conference Finals.Notice a script? Despite a ...