1. The Biggest Potential 2017 NBA Trade-Deadline Steals

    From avid mall-goers to broke frat bros, almost everyone is on the hunt for life's best bargains—including NBA trade-deadline buyers. Partaking in the Association's annual February swap meet is no small task...

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  2. Reassessing the Best and Worst Contracts from 2016 NBA Offseason

    Almost every contract handed out over the NBA 's offseason was subject to fits of shock followed by sweeping declarations, both good and bad. Not all of those initial reactions hold up more than halfway through the 2016-17 campaign...

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  3. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Washington Wizards Emerging as Dark Horse Out East

    The Washington Wizards are officially rolling, rolling, rolling, rolling. Seriously: Big ups to these Wizards for letting us quote Limp Bizkit...

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  4. 2017 NBA Trade Rumors: Buying or Selling the Latest Potential Deals

    Feel that? It's a rush of wind generated by the NBA 's fast-approaching Feb. 23 trade deadline. Before we let it sweep us off our feet, there are potential deals to discuss...

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  5. Big Man Power Rankings: Is Joel Embiid Really the NBA's Most Skilled?

    James Harden is ready to crown Joel Embiid the king of NBA big men. "Offensively, he's just skilled, man," Harden said in a postgame interview Friday. "He's probably the most skilled big man we have in this league, man...

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  6. 2017 NBA All-Star Game: Biggest Snubs Among Reserve Picks

    The 2017 NBA All-Star rosters are officially official ! Let us tip our caps and brimmed beanies to those who will partake in New Orleans' superstar exhibition on Feb. 19. And now that we've paid our obligatory reverence...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 125,222 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking the NBA's 20 Best Twitter Accounts

    NBA Twitter is an awesome place to be—provided you're following the right people. Ranking the league's best accounts demanded an incredibly scientific and arduous process: ...

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  8. Toronto Raptors Slipping at the Wrong Time and Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    The Toronto Raptors sure picked a bad time for their quasi-downward spiral. On the heels of Tuesday night's 108-106 letdown to the San Antonio Spurs' B-team, the Raptors now own the league's longest active losing streak with four games...

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  9. NBA at Midseason: 10 Most Surprising Players in 2016-17 So Far

    Which NBA players have spent the first half of the season annihilating expectations and surprising the living bajeebus out of us hoops heads? I'm so glad you asked...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 67,040 reads 0 comments

  10. Grading Every 2017 NBA All-Star Game Starter Selection

    The NBA 's fans, players and media members have spoken, and the results are in: We have our official starting lineups for the 2017 All-Star Game. Keep the cork in those champagne bottles, though...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 153,455 reads 327 comments

  11. 10 NBA Players Most Deserving of Their 1st All-Star Nods

    To paraphrase the Blink-182 song "Dammit": To earn your first NBA All-Star bid, well, I guess this is growing up...

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  12. Ranking the NBA's Best Current Feuds

    As Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook prepare to square off for only the second time in their careers, we're reminded that the NBA needs more totally awesome player and team feuds...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 58,876 reads 52 comments

  13. Ranking the Most Underrated 2017 NBA All-Star Game Candidates

    Some NBA All-Star candidates don't receive enough love. This is a bizarre concept to ponder: Merely being considered for February's showcase implies a player is near the top of his game...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 47,280 reads 117 comments

  14. Ranking the Most Overrated 2017 NBA All-Star Game Candidates

    Assembling an indefensible NBA All-Star roster is ridiculously hard. Even when people call out snubs, they struggle to name who those snubs should replace...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 161,397 reads 242 comments

  15. How DeMarcus Cousins and Sacramento Kings Can Renew Their Vows and Make It Work

    DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings were supposed to enter the 2016-17 NBA season on divergent timelines. Cousins was the 26-year-old superstar — equal parts savior and enfant terrible — gearing up for 2018 free agency...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 14,794 reads 34 comments

  16. NBA Offseason Review: Looking Back at the Biggest Deals and Signings

    Already forgotten all the mayhem from the NBA 's offseason? Probably, but you shouldn't have. Yesterday is critical to whatever you see today. We've had a half-season to monitor the league's most lucrative free-agent signings and acquisitions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 28,907 reads 65 comments

  17. 2017 NBA Trade Deadline: 10 Early Predictions

    Never let anyone tell you it's too early to dream about the intrigue and bedlam that await at the NBA 's trade deadline. More than a month stands between us and the league's Feb...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 128,303 reads 106 comments

  18. Report Card Grades for Every NBA Team Entering 2016-17 Season's Midway Point

    Sometimes, it's hard to believe the 2016-17 NBA season is roughly halfway gone. But then you realize how many hot takes we've all developed since opening night, at which point it becomes totally believable...

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  19. NBA Trade Deadline 2017: Ranking the 10 Most Coveted Players on the Trade Block

    It's important not to waste time when journeying down trade-machine rabbit holes. Rather than randomly tinkering with the NBA 's competitive landscape prior to the Feb. 23 trade deadline, you need to have a central focus...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 59,061 reads 53 comments

  20. Brooklyn Nets' Top Trade Chip Holding Up His End of Bargain

    BROOKLYN, New York — It's the morning of the Brooklyn Nets ' home-court date with the Golden State Warriors . Brook Lopez is practicing three-pointers — looks he seldom attempted during games before this season...

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  21. The NBA's 25 Most Memorable Moments of 2016

    Not so fast, 2017. The NBA 's 2016 calendar year has some unfinished business. There are plenty of unforgettable basketball moments for us to look back and reflect upon before we wholly dive into what awaits us in 2017...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 7,361 reads 22 comments

  22. Sunday NBA Roundup: Can We Trust Atlanta Hawks' Recent Success?

    Just when it seems like a good idea to pass judgment on the Atlanta Hawks , they make us question everything we think we know. Sunday night offered a perfect portrait of this controlled chaos...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 12,836 reads 29 comments

  23. Monthly NBA Awards: Selecting the December Winner in Every Category

    The NBA doesn't hand out monthly versions of year-end awards, but for the sake of imaginations everywhere, let's pretend it does. Winners will be picked based solely on their performances during the month of December...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 29,984 reads 41 comments

  24. One New Year's Resolution for Each NBA Team in 2017

    Normal people use the blank slate of each new year to renew commitments in diets they won't follow and workout regimens they don't have the stamina for beyond Jan. 2...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 54,830 reads 78 comments

  25. Christmas Day NBA Roundup: Kyrie Irving Writes Another Chapter in Growing Legend

    In a game that saw LeBron James catch fire from beyond the arc and the Golden State Warriors build a 14-point fourth-quarter lead, Kyrie Irving made the ending about him...

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