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Stint with Team USA Should Pay Major Dividends for DeMar DeRozan

Being a part of the current 16-man roster for Team USA is just another feather in the cap of 25-year-old swingman DeMar DeRozan, who hopes to survive the final cuts and don the red, white and blue at the FIBA World Cup. DeRozan 's name...Show More Summary

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Milwaukee Bucks Newcomer This Season

Aside from the transfer of ownership and acquisition of Jason Kidd as the team's new head coach, the Milwaukee Bucks haven't exactly been buyers this offseason. Regardless, the new faces that have been added to the roster should make...Show More Summary

Can Cole Aldrich Play Real Role for the NY Knicks Next Season?

The New York Knicks need a rim protector. Good thing they already have one. The team that finished 24th in points allowed per possession last season could use major defensive help on the perimeter and in the paint for the upcoming year. Show More Summary

Early Win-Loss Predictions for Dallas Mavericks Next Season

After having one of their most active offseasons in recent years, the Dallas Mavericks seem to have their roster all figured out. They made their big trade with the New York Knicks, re-signed parts of the old guard and brought in some...Show More Summary

Cunningham plans to sue accuser

The agent for free-agent forward Dante Cunningham says his client plans to file a civil lawsuit against the woman who accused him of domestic assault.

Derrick Rose Would Be Wise to Sit out Team USA's Wednesday Exhibition

Until we see Derrick Rose play an entire NBA season and return to something resembling his MVP form, there is going to be panic whenever he misses a practice or game. That’s just a reality now for Chicago Bulls supporters and basketball fans everywhere. Show More Summary

Surprising Name Who Will Make a Big Impact for Miami Heat in 2014-15

There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical of Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers as he enters the 2014-15 NBA season. The last time we saw Chalmers play, he was an absolute mess. Chalmers averaged 4.4 points (33.3 percent shooting...Show More Summary

It's a Small World for Team USA at FIBA Tournament

CHICAGO — Team USA used to be made up of amateurs. Now it's a small party of basketball's elite, and a quick look inside may show us where the game is heading. The 1992 Dream Team signified the first time many NBA superstars (including Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Karl Malone and Magic Johnson) took the court together—excepting for All-Star games. Show More Summary

5 Young NBA Stars Who Could Fill Paul George's Void Next Season

Paul George's brief stint with Team USA was cut short long before he could contribute to the club's FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Even more tragically, he'll likely miss the NBA season ahead. A freak fast-break play translated...Show More Summary

Brandon Jennings Calls Kobe Bryant 'The Greatest Ever,' Says MJ Had Better Cast

Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant? Sadly, it's a question that will never truly be answered. However, it's always fun to hear the opinions of others, especially NBA players. Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings seems pretty adamant that...Show More Summary

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Chicago Bulls Newcomer This Season

Perhaps no team in the NBA did a better job of adding depth than the Chicago Bulls this offseason. With Derrick Rose looking great this offseason and with a few huge free-agency and draft additions, the Bulls look primed to contend for a championship this season. Show More Summary

Best Potential Free-Agent Landing Spots for Greg Monroe During 2015 Offseason

Greg Monroe might not be with the Detroit Pistons too much longer. As David Mayo of MLive.com reports, the big man hasn't yet informed his team he'll be accepting the qualifying offer, but that remains a distinct possibility: Neither...Show More Summary

Fort Wayne Mad Ants holding open tryouts

Dream of playing in the NBA? Realize that dream won’t come true? How about another dream that still probably won’t come true but is at least slightly more realistic? The Fort Wayne Mad Ants announced today that they will hold open tryouts on September 14th in Chicago, Illinois for the 2014-15 NBA Development League season. The [...]

Jazz sign free agent Cooley

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Jack Cooley. Per team policy, financial terms were not released.

Jazz sign forward Jack Cooley

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Jack Cooley. Cooley (6-9, 246, Notre Dame) played for Trabzonspor in the Turkish Basketball League during the 2013-14 season, averaging 12.6 points and 6.9 rebounds in 22.9 minutes in 28 games (19 starts). The 23-year-old forward played four years at Notre Dame (2009-13), averaging 13.1 [...]

Predicting Jabari Parker's Biggest Rookie of the Year Challengers

Jabari Parker seems to be the consensus favorite to win the upcoming season's NBA Rookie of the Year award, thanks to an NBA-ready body and game, along with the opportunity he'll have as the Milwaukee Bucks' go-to option right away. But he's definitely no lock. Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin Has Golden Opportunity to Reinvent Himself with Los Angeles Lakers

For the Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin's value may not extend beyond his expiring contract and the future first-round draft pick he brought with him from the Houston Rockets. If Lin boosts ticket sales or plays his way into a permanent role going forward, that's even better. Show More Summary

As Durant steps back, U.S. team is moving forward

Kevin Durant says he needed a break this summer, though withdrawing from the U.S. national team was "definitely tough."

5 Things Team USA Must Prove Before 2014 FIBA World Cup Begins

Following a 95-78 thumping of Brazil that allowed Derrick Rose to debut in front of his hometown faithful, Team USA only has three more tune-up games before the 2014 FIBA World Cup kicks off in earnest. Those games, which come against...Show More Summary

James Harden Believes He Is the Best Basketball Player Alive

If you asked anyone who the best basketball player alive is, most people will answer either LeBron James or Kevin Durant. James Harden's name probably doesn't come up in that conversation unless you are talking to Houston Rockets fans. However,...Show More Summary

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