Will the 2016 Spurs become the 1972 Milwaukee Bucks?

The 2015-2016 San Antonio Spurs could be likened to the 1996 Seattle Sonics. Viewed through one basic lens, that comparison is obvious and entirely legitimate. Yet, on another fundamental level, that comparison doesn’t hold. * Here’s why the Spurs can be compared to the 1996 Sonics: When the 1996 Chicago Bulls laid waste to the […]


5 startling facts one month into the season

It’s only one month. It’s only one month. It feels like The Wizard of Oz, as Dorothy says over and over again, “There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home…” Say something often enough, with sufficient belief, and the world you long for might appear. In the 2015-2016 NBA season, can various teams […]


Conference curveball: The West isn’t the best and the East isn’t the least

Death. Taxes. The NBA Western Conference being conclusively and comprehensively better than the Eastern Conference. We have lived with this reality in the NBA for some time, and at the All-Star break, we could very well see it in evidence yet again. However, it certainly doesn’t exist right now. After one month of very uneven […]

at Pepsi Center on November 5, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Jazz defeated the Nuggets 96-84. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Lacking Jazz: Why Utah’s offense has struggled this season

The Utah Jazz can defend. Since trading Enes Kanter and inserting Rudy Gobert into the starting five at the deadline last season, Quin Snyder’s team has undergone a startling transformation. Utah was by the far the best defensive team in the final two months of the 2014-15 campaign, posting a 94.8 Defensive Rating that was […]

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 18:   Interim coach.J.B. Bickerstaff of the Houston Rockets watches the action during their game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Toyota Center on November 18, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Rockets hold in-season training camp in attempt to rebound from disastrous start

The Houston Rockets began this season as a trendy NBA Finals pick. However, after rough 4-7 start, the team fired Head Coach Kevin McHale and named 36-year-old assistant J.B. Bickerstaff as interim head coach. In an effort to get the team back on track, Bickerstaff held a “mini training camp” between the Rockets loss to […]

LeBron James

LeBron James: Stop with the player comparisons

The best basketball player in the world is sick of being compared to the top basketball players of previous eras. In the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 117-103 over the Orlando Magic on Monday night, LeBron James joined Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson as the only players in NBA history to rank in the top-25 for both points […]

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 11:  Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers looks on during the third quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on November 11, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Big Shout, Indiana Pacers, For Taking Care Of Business

Indiana opened the season dragging on the floor, averaging 92.7 points per game in three losses to Toronto, Memphis and Utah. The team-wide small ball movement, mandated by team president Larry Bird, failed in a multitude of ways. The Raptors (41-32) and Jazz (47-34) crushed the Pacers on the glass, and Indiana surrendered 39 fourth […]

Memphis Grizzlies Show Up Twice In Least Expensive NBA Tickets Remaining In November

Usually, secondary market ticket information can give NBA fans a look into the most anticipated matchups when looking at the highest priced tickets. Instead of trying to measure anticipation, below are the least expensive NBA tickets remaining in the month of November, so NBA fans can create value trips to certain venues when above average […]

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Draymond Green Changes Everything For Warriors

The Warriors are the best team in the NBA on both ends, scoring 111.7 points per 100 possessions while placing the majority of their opponents in a chokehold. For much of the first half against the Clippers on Thursday, however, their in-state adversary got the better of the Warriors. Chris Paul, a game-time decision with […]

Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson pleads guilty to drunk driving charges

Houston Rockets point guard Ty Lawson pleaded guilty to charges regarding a DUI, which he was arrested for in January, according to ESPN.com Lawson was pulled over in Denver—when he was with the Nuggets—and the police said that they smelled alcohol on him. He then went on to fail a sobriety test. Lawson was originally […]

Kristaps Porzingis

The NBA sold out of Kristaps Porzingis jerseys

New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis is winning the hearts of the fans that so loudly booed him on NBA Draft night back in June. After having a 29 point, 11 rebound outburst against the Charlotte Hornets, Porzinigis’ jersey has apparently sold out: Porzingis has solidified his place in the hearts of New Yorkers with […]