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Portland Blazers: Season on the Brink?

The Blazers’ season, already sinking fast in recent weeks, may have just gotten a whole lot worse with last night’s loss of LaMarcus Aldridge. The Blazers lost their 4th game in a row, this time to the league leading San Antonio Spurs, but the larger concern was the bruised back...

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Three Questions for Heat Fans as the Season Winds Down

1. How does Greg Oden fare with extended minutes? Greg Oden is beginning to develop more consistency in his minutes with the team. He played in a majority of Heat games for the month of February and will look to continue adding minutes for his rehab quest. The management brought...

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Andrew Bynum Could Debut for Pacers on Friday?

Indianapolis, IN – The Indiana Pacers have been struggling over the last week, but they could be getting some good news later this week. According to reports, the Pacers could see the debut of backup center Andrew Bynum on Friday in Philadelphia against the 76ers. Indiana signed Bynum with hopes...

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How Does Russell Westbrook’s Comeback Affect Durant’s MVP Odds?

It’s no secret that Kevin Durant is the strongest favorite for the MVP award of the 2013-2014 regular season. Together with LeBron James, the two best players of the world will fight till the end for the title. We all saw KD recording some monster performances earlier in the season,...

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Wesley Johnson Wants to Re-Sign with Lakers

Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Lakers have been having one of the worst seasons in recent team history, but first-year Laker Wesley Johnson still has enjoyed his time enough that he would like to re-sign with the team. Johnson is a former second overall pick in the 2010...

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Chris Bosh’s Underrated Season

The infamous Miami Heat are in the mist of chasing a three-peat, recently hitting their stride as the home stretch begins. LeBron James is enjoying another ridiculously efficient year while trying to hunt down his fifth MVP. As Heat management continue to monitor his aging knees, Dwayne Wade is pushing...

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Kevin Love: The Forgotten Man

I feel bad for Kevin Love. Love has put together a transcendent season that only heightens the eagerness of many GMs to hastily clear cap space in the hopes of potentially adding him in free agency next summer when he is expected to opt out of the last year of...

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Leandro Barbosa Out Indefinitely with Fractured Hand

Phoenix, AZ – The Phoenix Suns have been having a very surprising season so far this year, but they suffered an injury to a player who has been very consistent off of their bench. Leandro Barbosa fractured his hand in Tuesday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, and will be...

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Caron Butler: Good Signing for the Thunder?

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s decision to sign Caron Butler once he cleared waivers on Saturday appears to be prescient considering it coincided with the loss of starting shooting guard, Thabo Sefolosha for the next 4-6 weeks with a strained calf. The Thunder were in need of perimeter shooting to help...

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The Mystery of Kyrie Irving’s So Called “Regression”

A lot has been made of Kyrie Irving’s down numbers this year. From a statistical standpoint, Irving hasn’t been his usual efficient offensive self, averaging 21.4ppg, on just 42%fg, and 36% from deep (both career low percentages). His numbers were so average at one point that many fans and media...

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Jimmer-Mania Has Arrived in the Windy City

Free agent guard Jimmer Fredette is set to sign with the Chicago Bulls for the remaining part of the season. The third year guard out of BYU, agreed to buyout terms with the Sacramento Kings last Thursday, which made him an unrestricted free agent. In his two and a half...

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George Hill Undergoes MRI on Left Shoulder

Indianapolis, IN – The Indiana Pacers have been relatively healthy this season, but starting point guard George Hill just might have picked up a nagging injury against the Bucks on Thursday night. Hill fell awkwardly on his shoulder and had to leave the game and didn’t return. He underwent an...

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J.R. Smith on Knicks’ Struggles: “It’s Not Mental, It’s Heart”

New York, NY – The New York Knicks have been absolutely awful so far this season, and their players are beginning to speak to the media about the reasoning behind their struggles. Carmelo Anthony mentioned earlier this season that the Knicks were not playing with enough effort, and were getting...

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Andrew Bynum Improving Conditioning to Play Every Night

Indianapolis, IN – According to David Woods of the Indianapolis Star, the Indiana Pacers are working with Andrew Bynum on improving his health and conditioning to the point where he can play every night. They do not want to bring Bynum in and have him play at a high level...