7 Underrated Free Agents That Nobody Is Paying Attention To

In this year's free agency, Kevin Durant is the ultimate prize, and depending on a team's needs, they could be looking at Mike Conley, Joakim Noah, Al Horford, Nicolas Batum, or even Dwyane Wade and DeMar Derozan. The NBA is a superstar's league and that is understandable. However, as proven time and again, surrounding the stars with value role players is just as critical to a team's success. That said, here are seven underrated free agents that can still contribute, but for some reason, nobody Read More

5 Rookies With Fantasy Value On The Get-Go

Rookies are not usually looked upon to deliver the goods right off the bat but sometimes it's necessary. It's either the team hands them the keys right away (minutes with a green light to shoot) or they somehow fill a need (three-point shooting or defense). Whatever the case, we'll take a look at 5 rookies with fantasy value projected higher than their years indicate: 1. Brandon Ingram, Los Angeles Lakers All signs point to Ingram as an immediate fantasy star for the Purple and Gold. New Los Read More

Fantasy Winners And Losers In The Serge Ibaka-Victor Oladipo Trade

For a team that does not have a pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Oklahoma City Thunder did pretty well. They parted ways with their most consistent big guy in the past five years or so (Serge Ibaka) but ended up hauling more talent than they could have possibly imagined (Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and 11th pick Domantas Sabonis). Ibaka may be the best player in the trade by default but Oladipo is not far behind, while Ilyasova is a legit sharpshooting big man who is not afraid to mix it up Read More

7 Amazing Facts And Figures In The 2016 NBA Draft

The 2016 NBA Draft has come by upon us and as always, provided us with some of the most amazing facts and figures we could find. Here are 7 of them: 1. Weird things happen this time of the year. Tracy McGrady just said on The Jump that he was almost traded on draft night to the Bulls for Scottie Pippen, but MJ axed the deal. WOW — Kristian Winfield (@Krisplashed) June 23, 2016 2. Serbian team Mega Leks has three products selected in the 2016 NBA Draft. They are Timothe Luwawu (24th), Ivica Read More

Fantasy Winners And Losers In The Derrick Rose Trade

In case you missed it, Phil Jackson engineered another highway robbery of a trade Wednesday, acquiring Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls "for two scratch and sniff lotto tickets, one of Shawn Kemp's nine kids & a bootleg copy of Rihanna's CD," that is if you're paying attention to Gilbert Arenas. Well, it's either the Zen Master pulled the wool over the Bulls' brass or the other way around, Chicago's FO knowing D-Rose has one too many under-the-knife sessions that could make a metal detector Read More

5 Incredible Stats Before NBA Finals Game 7

If anybody has a crazier series in mind than the 2016 NBA Finals, I'd accuse him of lying. Quite literally, this series has enough twists and turns that would make the Paso de los Caracoles proud. In an advanced celebration of what could be the craziest game tomorrow, here are 5 more incredible stats to delve in before the NBA Finals Game 7: 1. 610 Both teams' aggregate scores after SIX games. Game 7 is literally a deciding game, both for the number of wins and total aggregate scores. 2. Read More

5 Things To Expect In The 2016 NBA Finals Game 7

The craziest of the crazy series, the 2016 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers has took a turn for the, well, crazy. The two teams have been so evenly matched-up that they took turns beating each other to a pulp in the past six games. With the aggregate score at 610- apiece, it has now come down to this... ...2016 NBA Finals Game 7. Here are 5 things to expect in that winner-take-all game this Sunday: 1. Steve Kerr going big Believe it or not, the Death Read More

5 Awesome NBA Finals Game 5 Stats

1. LeBron James had a once-in-a lifetime Finals game, literally. James with at least 41 points, (at least) 16 rebounds, and (and least) 7 assists is a first in NBA Finals history, per Basketball Reference. Magic in 1980 had 42, 15, and 7. 2. Kyrie Irving found himself some pretty good company. Kyrie Irving joined Wilt Chamberlain in the history books tonight. pic.twitter.com/bNkpzZPOPX — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 14, 2016 3. This is probably why LeBron wanted to get rid of Read More

3 Things We Learned From NBA Finals Game 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers extended the series with a 112-97 whopping of the Golden State Warriors behind 41 points apiece from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in the NBA Finals Game 5. It was two dazzling individual performances intertwined in the same game, making it impossible for the Warriors to pull off a comeback. And oh, they don't have Draymond Green and ultimately Andrew Bogut. Here are the 3 things we learned from the NBA Finals Game 5: 1. It's probably not a good idea to trash-talk LeBron Read More

3 Ways The Warriors Can Fill Draymond Green’s Absence

The die has been cast, although in the words of Reggie Miller, there's no way the NBA would have suspended Draymond Green if this series is tied. Right now, it doesn't even matter. Green is arguably the Warriors' most important piece in ways that even casual viewers would not get. And now he is gone for Game 5. How can the Warriors fill the huge void left by their emotional leader? Here are a number of ways: 1.) Start Iggy Coach Steve Kerr often turns to Andre Iguodala during must-win Read More