Latest News from NBA Week 13: Who Surged & Plummeted?

Chris PaulHow about those Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers? Milwaukee is on pace for 71 wins and Los Angeles is on pace for 66 wins as we are solidly past the halfway point of the season.

The rest of the league, though, hasmore…

NBA Form in Week 12: Who’s On The Up & Who is Going Down?

Luka DoncicThe NBA season is halfway over and the trade deadline is less than three weeks away. Which teams should make deals? All 30 squads should at least entertain the possibility of making a tweak, or even two or three tweaks, before February 6.more…

NBA Latest News Week 11 Round-Up: Teams In & Out of Form

Ja MorantThe NBA is in a great spot right now. There is no clear-cut title favorite now that the Golden State Warriors are both disbanded and injured and there’s a lot of congestion in both conferences’ playoff standings. We should be getting a lot of close battles in themore…

What’s Happened In NBA Week 10? Read Latest Round-Up & Form News

Steven AdamsAs we inch closer to the halfway point of the NBA season, the landscape of the league is taking shape. About six teams in each conference are proving to be legitimately good, while a massive section of the league is just below average and a few teams are terrible. Which squads have been on the move inmore…

NBA Week 9 News & Latest Form: Risers & Fallers From The Last Week

Draymond GreenWith the NBA’s five-game Christmas Day slate now over, the next big event on the calendar is the February 6 trade deadline. Teams are constantly evaluating their rosters to see whether a move is warranted to improve a roster or rebuild it for the future.

This week, teams mostly played as expected, though there were a few exceptions, especially a couple ofmore…

NBA News & Form for Week 8: Pacers on Cloud Nine, Sixers at Sevens

Domantas SabonisIf the NBA regular season were broken into three trimesters, the first one would be done already. How is your favorite team doing?

Even if you don’t have a favorite team, this is a great season to watch. We have an intense, five-team battle for the Eastern Conference’s No. 2 seed and a four-team competition for themore…

Latest NBA Form & News in Week 7: Clippers Breeze, Wolves Lame

Tobias HarrisPicking this week’s NBA risers and fallers made for some tough decisions. Overall, Week 7 didn’t produce too many surprises. The Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers were predictably dominant and the Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans were bad once again.

The rest of the league wasmore…

NBA Week 6 Round-Up, News & Form: The Ups & Downs

Kristaps PorzingisThe NBA season has gone past its quarter pole. Trends are becoming more believable. We are learning that teams like the Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat really are much better than expected. Teams like the New Orleans Pelicans, Atlanta Hawks and San Antonio Spurs are worse than we thought.

In the past week, things havemore…

NBA Week 5 Form & News: Portland Bounce Back as Pelicans Sink

Carmelo AnthonyThis week was more balanced from a competitive standpoint in the NBA. No team stood out as completely dominant or completely inept and we got a lot of entertaining games because of it.

As a result, picking the week’s risers and fallers was tough. However, six teams still stood out, three onmore…

NBA Week 4 Review: Risers & Fallers, Who’s Hot & Who’s Not

Luka DoncicThis week’s Risers and Fallers list was difficult to choose. Seven different NBA teams won all of their games this week and six teams lost all of their games. Teams are settling into very clear habits, it seems.

However, three teams stood out as improving their stock the most and three other teams dropped theirmore…

NBA Latest Form & News: Week 3 Duds & Improvers

James HardenWhile the 2019-20 NBA season is still young, it is clear that the parity in the league is going to be good this year. Twenty of the NBA’s 30 teams have records between 4-7 and 8-3, and no team has been absolutely dominant or completely inept so far in terms of net rating.

Even so, certain teams havemore…

NBA News Update: Risers & Fallers for Week 2 of the 2019-20 Season

Nikola JokicThe sample sizes are still small in this young NBA season, but patterns are starting to form after two and a half weeks of basketball.

There has been a good balance of surprises and unexpected performances from teams so far. As we’ll be doing every week this season, let’s check in with some of the squads that aremore…

NBA Week 1 Risers & Fallers In Spotlight: Heat Neat, Warriors Weak

Kendrick NunnWe are a bit more than a week into the NBA season, but it is not too soon to take stock of the league. Certain teams are playing way above expectations, and other teams are way below.

Let’s dive into the seasons of three teams on opposite sides of that same coin so far this season, as well asmore…

NBA 2019-20: Predicting Top Candidates for Most Improved Player Award

Bam AdebayoOne of the most intriguing NBA awards each year is for Most Improved Player. There are always so many legitimate candidates and lots of stimulating discussion about how good each player is in the current year compared to how good he was previously.

Generally, voters like to reward players who take advantage of a significantly increased opportunity. Guys who improve frommore…

NBA Preseason 2019-20: Highlighting Early Standouts from Game Action

Zion WilliamsonThe NBA preseason isn’t good for making sweeping judgments about players or teams, but it is interesting to see who is playing well and who isn’t after an offseason away to work on their games.

This preseason, five players have especially stood out with their play so far. Whether or not their level ofmore…

Introducing Some of the NBA’s New Rotation Players for 2019-20

Robert WilliamsEvery year, the players who see significant NBA court time are a little bit different. Some players retire, some enter through the draft and some are just released to free agency or signed from free agency.

This 2019-20 seasons will be no different. We all know about the big-time rookies entering NBA rotations, such asmore…

Predicting the NBA’s Top Players in Three Years

Giannis AntetokounmpoPredicting the future in sports is always fun, whether it’s predicting something that’s going to happen in a few minutes or something that’s going to happen in a few years.

The level of play in the NBA is always improving, and I’m excited to see how the league’s players continue to develop their skills in the future. Today, I’m looking deep into the future andmore…

NBA Season Preview 2019-20: Which Players Face Most Pressure?

Russell WestbrookThe pressure is always on in the NBA. Coaches, fans, media members and teammates are constantly monitoring players around the league to see whether they are doing their job as well as they should be.

However, some players are especially under the microscope this season. Whether fairly or unfairly, the stakes aremore…

Who Are The NBA’s Top League Pass Teams for 2019-20?

Trae YoungThe NBA makes it very clear heading into every season which teams it thinks will bring in the most revenue through television ratings. When the league puts together its national television schedule, certain teams make a lot more appearances than others.

This season, the Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets andmore…

NBA Title Contenders’ Biggest Weaknesses

Paul GeorgePart of what makes the NBA so entertaining is that no team is perfect. Every squad has at least one key weakness that it tries to mask and that opponents try to exploit. The weaker teams have plenty of those failings, while the stronger teams may have very few of them.

I’ve decided onmore…

NBA Talking Points for the 2019-20 NBA Season: The Main Storylines

Anthony DavisEvery NBA season brings several new points of league-wide intrigue. You probably have your favorite team that you follow no matter what, but there are just some league storylines that you can’t escape from.

This season, there seems to be even more intrigue than normal. Numerous star players switched teams this offseason, creating amore…

Red-Hot Brown Purple Patch Continues with Cambier Parc & Dunbar City

Chad BrownCambier Parc and Dunbar City proved worthy favorites in the Del Mar Oaks on August 18 and Alabama Stakes at Saratoga on August 17 respectively. They maintained the momentum of a sensationally successful sequence for handler Chad Brown in top level contests.

Cambier Parc was sent offmore…

NBA Player Rankings 2019-20: Top 10 Players in the League

Giannis AntetokounmpoHow does one go about ranking NBA players? It’s definitely not easy. There are so many talented basketball players in the league right now, and it is impossible to watch every player on every night.

With a combination of statistical evaluation and just purely watching players for their impact on each end ofmore…

NBA’s Top Five Overrated Players for 2019-20

Kyle KuzmaEvery NBA player is a fantastic basketball player. Obviously, you don’t get one of the 500 or so spots in the world’s best basketball league without a whole lot of skills. However, there are some misconceptions about how certain players rank compared to their peers within the league.

Last week, we focused onmore…

NBA’s Top Five Underrated Players for 2019-20

Aaron GordonA player’s reputation is tied to lots of different factors: the team he plays for, his style of play, his statistics, his personality and various other circumstances. Many times, NBA teams or the general basketball public significantly miss the mark when evaluating players.

Now, I obviously havemore…

Our Predictions for the NBA All-Star Teams for 2019-20: Who Will Be Chosen?

Kyrie IrvingNBA fans are spoiled right now. The skill level and athleticism in the league have never been better, and every single game you watch features entertaining, top-tier talent.

Picking the players who will represent their conferences in the annual All-Star Game is a difficult task. Even though the format is no longer East vs. West, each conference still sends 12 players. It’s notmore…

NBA Offseason Signings: Top Under-the-Radar Moves

J.J. RedickThis NBA offseason was one of the craziest in the league’s history. From massive signings to blockbuster trades, a good portion of the top stars have changed teams in the past month.

There were some moves, however, that fell through the cracks. Some people noticed them, but the general consensus maymore…

NBA: Five Young Breakout Players for the 2019-20 Season

Lonnie WalkerTo succeed in the NBA, two key things are needed: a lot of talent and an opportunity. Sometimes, players with a lot of talent aren’t able to live up to their potential because they land with the wrong team or the team isn’t willing to invest in their development.

A lot of new players are going to burst into NBA relevance in 2019-20 due to their improving talent and/or amore…

Ranking the Top 10 NBA Teams After First Week of Free Agency

Paul GeorgeThe first week of NBA free agency has been crazy. A whopping seven All-Stars from the 2018-19 season have already switched teams this offseason and that doesn’t include Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, who should be on the move soon.

Naturally, the landscape of the league has drastically shifted in recent days. How do teams stack up atmore…

NBA Free Agency 2019: Winners & Losers From First Two Days

Kevin DurantThe NBA free agency period got off to a wild start on June 30 at 6 p.m. ET. In the first few hours, the league’s 30 teams had already agreed to more than $2 billion in contracts with players.

Most of the dominoes have fallen already, except for reigning Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard’s decision. We are starting tomore…