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NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on Andrei Kirilenko and Brandon Bass

A couple of fine role players could be had for the right price early on during the 2014 NBA season. If the latest NBA trade rumors have any validity, then it appears as if Andrei Kirilenko and Brandon Bass could be dealt. The two forwards...Show More Summary

5 2014-15 NBA Rookies Who Need More Minutes

Only a handful of 2014 NBA rookies this year have actually found regular roles in their respective rotations. Most are riding the bench—and for good reasons. But there are five rookies out there who deserve a little more time and bigger...Show More Summary

6 NBA Teams That Already Look Like Sellers on the Trade Market

The NBA trade market is technically open for business, but teams typically wait a little longer to start filling the transaction log. Clubs like to have more time to properly assess their ranks before deciding which, if any, of their guys are expendable. Show More Summary

Unlocking the Secrets Behind New York Knicks' Wins and Losses This Season

Don't say that the New York Knicks have lost 11 games because they don't play defense—because they do. Don't say that the triangle offense doesn't work—because it does. The real differences between a W and a disappointment aren't so crudely explained. Show More Summary

Toronto Raptors' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

Riding the high of their most successful start to a season in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors can only hope that the month of December brings as much good fortune as November has. This team won 11 games in a month just once (11-6 in January) in 2013-14. Show More Summary

Earl Clark Rumors: Breaking Down Potential Los Angeles Lakers Impact

The Los Angeles Lakers are searching for some options to solidify a roster that's been crushed by injury woes in the early going. It sounds like a familiar face in the form of Earl Clark might be the first reinforcement to arrive. Adrian...Show More Summary

Lakers News: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kobe Bryant, Xavier Henry and More

The Los Angeles Lakers hold a 3-11 record entering Wednesday's contest against the Memphis Grizzlies. Only the winless Philadelphia 76ers have fewer victories than the Lakers this year, and the way things are looking, that may not change anytime soon. The ongoing theme for Los Angeles this season has been injuries. Show More Summary

Bucher Buzz: Can the Dallas Mavericks Offense Be the Greatest of All Time?

The Dallas Mavericks have turned heads this season. With the addition of Tyson Chandler and the added parts of Jameer Nelson and Chandler Parsons, the Mavericks know their roles and are scoring collectively at a rapid pace. Can the Mavericks...Show More Summary

The Most Troubling Statistic Facing All 30 NBA Teams

Every NBA team has at least one troubling statistic, and we delved into the stat sheets to find them. Now that there's a month's worth of data to work with, many clubs are starting to reveal their deficiencies and undesirable tendencies. Whether...Show More Summary

Denver Nuggets Becoming the Team We All Expected to See in 2014-15

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets didn't take long to reach rock bottom during the 2014-15 season. But the best thing about rock bottom is that you literally can't go anywhere but up. Throughout the beginning of their redemption campaign,Show More Summary

Orlando Magic Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

The Orlando Magic currently sit at 6-10, five games back of the Southeast Division-leading Washington Wizards just six weeks into the NBA season. But t here is perhaps no better time to look toward a fresh start than now, on the heels...Show More Summary

Nick 'Swaggy P' Young Reveals How He Was Able to Spit Game with Iggy Azalea

It's no secret that Los Angeles Lakers star Nick Young and recording artist Iggy Azalea are in a star-studded relationship. Thanks to Swaggy P, we now know how they came to be a couple. Young discusses a variety of ways to get in touch with a female, including using "#WomanCrushWednesday" and going grocery shopping. Show More Summary

Beck/Bucher Debate: Jabari Parker vs. Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker were drafted No. 1 and No. 2 overall in the 2014 NBA draft, and whether it's fair or not, they have been linked and will be compared to one another as they grow into their roles in the NBA. While neither...Show More Summary

Golden State Warriors Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

With the month of November coming to a close soon, the Golden State Warriors currently sport a sparkling 11-2 record. As great as hot starts are, however, sustainability is key. The month of December will bring a new slew of challenges,...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

After a middling 8-5 start, the Los Angeles Clippers head toward December with an important task ahead. Doc Rivers' group led by Chris Paul and Blake Griffin needs to assert itself as one of the premier teams in the Western Conference...Show More Summary

Lakers Stuck in the Present as Youth Movement Lacks Youth, Movement

LOS ANGELES — It's human nature to be happier working toward something, the basic feeling of growth surprisingly fulfilling even when compared with the delight of success. This era of Los Angeles Lakers basketball obviously isn't about...Show More Summary

Has LeBron James Lost a Step in His Return to the Cavs? History Says It's Likely

LeBron James was going home eventually. Most everyone around the NBA expected him to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers at some point before his career ended; after all, he'd never fully severed ties with the area and being viewed as a traitor where he grew up didn't seem like something James wanted to face for the rest of his life. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Bradley Beal, Al Harrington and More

The future is always something of a mythical construct in sports because it never fully arrives. After all, there is always a future at any given moment, and teams are typically attempting to acquire or keep young talent to bolster that...Show More Summary

Philadelphia 76ers' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

The The phrase "lack of talent" might actually be a little harsh seeing as how the team clearly has some solid players. Michael Carter-Williams has only played in a handful of games since returning from a shoulder injury, but he has the potential to get a triple-double on any given night. Show More Summary

Boston Celtics' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

The Boston Celtics have been one of the league’s more exciting young teams, but that youthful exuberance hasn’t translated into many wins in November. Luckily the team has a chance to right this losing trend with a creampuff December...Show More Summary

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