Win or lose, LeBron James should be Finals MVP

Monday, June 15th, 2015

The NBA Finals should be over. Never should have made it beyond five games, even. But they have, because LeBron James has proven to us over the course of this series that not only is he the best player in the world, but that you'd be a fool not to ...

NBA Draft: How good is Kristaps Porzingis?

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Everyone seems to agree that Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns and Duke's Jahlil Okafor will be the first two picks in the 2015 NBA Draft, but there are some intriguing players who are certainly worth keeping an eye on. Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell and 19-year-old point guard Emmanuel Mudiay both ...

Report: Lakers want Jahlil Okafor at No. 2

Friday, June 12th, 2015

The 2015 NBA Draft is just more than two weeks away, and while the Minnesota Timberwolves sit the in the catbird seat at No. 1, the Los Angeles Lakers possess arguably the most interesting pick at No. 2. The Lakers could choose to go in a number of directions, but ...

Chicago Bulls agree to deal with Fred Hoiberg

Monday, June 1st, 2015

On Tuesday the Chicago Bulls will officially announce that they have hired Fred Hoiberg to be their new head coach. The 42-year-old Iowa State coach has agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal to return to Chicago, where he spent four years as a player during his NBA career. Hoiberg has ...

Klay Thompson suffers concussion-like symptoms ‘after’ win

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

To be filed under "How Convenient:" With nine minutes left in Golden State's series-clinching win over Houston, guard Klay Thompson took a knee to the head after pump-faking Trevor Ariza out of his jockstrap. It was quite a blow, as Thompson started bleeding from the ear like Ricardo Montalban had put ...

NBA (fruitlessly?) trying to move up start of Finals

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

The NBA's conference finals have been the definition of anti-climax as both series appear headed towards four-game sweeps. But that's nowhere near as unexciting as the wait until the start of the NBA Finals will be. The starting date of the Finals was set as June 5 before the end the ...

Bulls go down in flames; is Thibodeau next?

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

With their backs up against the wall against the Cavaliers on Thursday night, the Bulls looked like the fat and/or skinny kid in dodgeball. Despite Cleveland missing two of its top three players -- one of them for the entire series -- Chicago proved to be a much easier out ...

Meet David Blatt, bold fighter pilot

Monday, May 11th, 2015

A day after committing a pair of decisions that would have been characterized as "boners" back in the day when they weren't just a thing in your pants, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt was on the defensive trying to justify his actions against the Bulls late in Game 4 of ...