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Ryan Kesler Trade Rumors: Latest Deadline Buzz on Canucks Star

March 4th, 2014
For reasons that have been disputed, the Vancouver Canucks are listening to offers for Ryan Kesler. The 29-year-old center appears to be garnering plenty of interest.  Louis Jean of TVA Sports provided a reasonable explanation as to why the Canucks would be shopping one of their stars:  Of course, as Jean reported the following day, Kesler ...

Jeremy Lin Must Continue to Develop in Bench Role as He Returns from Injury

December 10th, 2013
An injury to Jeremy Lin's knee against the Atlanta Hawks on Nov. 27 forced him out of action and stunted his growth into his role as the glue of the Houston Rockets' bench.  The good news is that the injury wasn't serious, and Lin appears close to returning to action: This will ...

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Lamar Odom, Omer Asik and More

November 26th, 2013
This NBA season is off to a hectic start. We've already had some seriously unfortunate injuries to the likes of Derrick Rose and Marc Gasol, a former second overall pick in Derrick Williams get traded and plenty of other trade rumors have been flying around all season.  This is certainly one ...

Derrick Rose Needs a Few Games Under His Belt Before Making More Claims to Media

October 18th, 2013
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has to be overjoyed to be talking about something other than his surgically repaired knee. Still, the point guard may want to back off on his chatter to the media until he gets a little further into the regular season...or into the regular season at ...

Lakers Rumors: LA Won’t Get Enough Value to Justify Trading Pau Gasol

October 18th, 2013
In what ranks as the least shocking rumor of the NBA preseason, Los Angeles Lakers power forward Pau Gasol appears to be on the trading block.  Fox Sports' Sam Amico hits us with the most recent scuttlebutt on the often-discussed Gasol. Amico reports that one executive out of the Eastern Conference has "heard ...

Derrick Rose’s Sore Knee Is No Reason for Chicago Bulls Fans to Panic

October 15th, 2013
Chicago Bulls fans, listen to this, take a deep breath and relax. Star point guard Derrick Rose is fine. As Nick Friedell of ESPN reports, he was a full participant at practice on Monday.   This is news after Rose missed a meaningless preseason contest in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday with ...

NBA Schedule 2013-14: Ranking Most Drama-Filled Matchups

August 6th, 2013
The schedule for the 2013-14 season is ripe with matchups that are dripping with drama. After a tumultuous offseason sent multiple big names to new locations, there are backstories that will give certain matchups a playoff atmosphere. And in the long NBA season, any matchup that cranks up the intensity to playoff ...

Spurs vs. Heat Game 6: Keys to San Antonio Closing out Series

June 18th, 2013
The Spurs have two chances to close out the 2013 NBA Finals to earn the fifth title of the Gregg Popovich-Tim Duncan era. However, they shouldn't be content to let this series advance to a Game 7. Even a team as talented and experienced as the Spurs doesn't want to play a Game ...

Bruins vs. Penguins Game 2: Score, Twitter Reaction and Analysis

June 3rd, 2013
Boston exploded for four first-period goals and cruised the rest of the way to destroy the Penguins, 6-1, in Pittsburgh Monday night. The win gives Boston a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Final.  Brad Marchand netted two goals in this one, scoring the opening and closing goals of the ...

NHL Draft 2013: Highlighting Best Pro Prospects in This Year’s Class

May 21st, 2013
There is a scintillating mix of talent at the top of the 2013 NHL draft, which bodes well for the Colorado Avalanche. Coming off of a 16-25-6 year, the Avalanche have the first selection, and they need it. While the Florida Panthers had an even less successful season and lost out in ...