Basketball Articles

Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Jan. 26-Feb. 1)

by Daniel Leroux

Jan 26, 2015 11:04 AM

Even without the stakes we will see later in the season, this stands out as a truly fascinating week of NBA basketball. Top teams in both conferences face off and Saturday includes quality matchups and two fascinating return games. Read more »

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Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Jan. 19-Jan. 25)

by Daniel Leroux

Jan 19, 2015 12:54 PM

While getting some quality Western Conference games should draw your main attention if you like good basketball, this will be a fun clarifying week for two surprising Eastern Conference teams as both the Pistons and Bucks have multiple challenging games. Read more »

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Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Jan. 12-18)

by Daniel Leroux

Jan 12, 2015 12:33 PM

Another quality week for the NBA but one lacking somewhat in high-quality Western Conference matchups. We will instead get to see some quality tests for East threats Atlanta, Toronto and Chicago. Read more »

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Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Jan. 5-Jan. 11)

by Daniel Leroux

The Hawks make multiple appearances on the list this week, including the Game of the Week against the Wizards. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Dec. 29-Jan. 4)

by Daniel Leroux

As we finish off 2014 and begin 2015, a lack of national games means more quality matchups for League Pass with quite a few notable games this week. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Dec. 22-Dec. 28)

by Daniel Leroux

Even with a national holiday full of national TV games, we have an excellent week of matchups on League Pass. Read more »
Klay For Love Revisited

by Daniel Leroux

While the Warriors' front office should be thrilled with Klay Thompson’s strong play and the team looking dominant early in the season, the rationale for making the Kevin Love trade still stands. Read more »
2014-15 NBA Season Tiers Preview

by Daniel Leroux

The Spurs, Clippers and Cavaliers enter the season as Tier One teams, while the Bulls, Raptors, Thunder, Warriors, Rockets and several other Western Conference teams are in that second tier. Read more »
Leroux's 2014 NBA Offseason Review

by Daniel Leroux

The Cavs, 76ers, Spurs, Nuggets, Hornets and Suns were amongst teams to have a great offseason, while the Thunder, Magic, Kings, Lakers, Pacers and Knicks had bad ones. Read more »
Why Anthony Davis Will Be The NBA's Golden Ticket

by Daniel Leroux

Only one NBA team has the true golden ticket: a young elite player that they can say with certainty will be there throughout the tumultuous time of an increasing salary cap. Read more »
Breaking Down Protection Of 2015 NBA Draft Traded Picks

by Daniel Leroux

While the concept of tanking gets plenty of ink, the NBA has a more specific problem in that vicinity due to the rules concerning pick protection. We detail the potential issues that could rear their head this season, ranked in order of overall impact. Read more »
15 Most Anticipated Games Of 14-15 NBA Season

by Daniel Leroux

The release of the NBA schedule lets us put some date on some of the more compelling matchups (no repeats) that will take place during the 2014-15 regular season. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Cavaliers Trade For Kevin Love

by Daniel Leroux

Kevin Love was the best procurable player in the NBA for the Cavaliers, a top-10 talent at the age of 26 who will excellently complement LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Read more »
Daryl Morey, Major Markets & The Fierce Urgency Of Now

by Daniel Leroux

Daryl Morey and the Rockets created a good but not perfect enough situation to lure Carmelo Anthony or Chris Bosh. His strategy of flexibility and asset accumulation would work in one of the NBA's major markets. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Carmelo Decides To Stay With New York

by Daniel Leroux

The presence of Carmelo Anthony is unlikely to bring a star from the younger generation to the Knicks. Despite his status as a famous and talented player, a franchise in a massive market should have understood the gigantic advantages given to them in the current CBA and aimed higher to build a championship foundation. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Warriors Sign Shaun Livingston

by Daniel Leroux

In signing Shaun Livingston, the Warriors fixed their single largest flaw from last season with a player who makes complete sense with their best player. Read more »
Leroux's 2014 NBA Draft Review

by Daniel Leroux

Breaking down which teams had Great, Good, Enh and Bad drafts with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid going in the top-3. Read more »
The Tough Trade-Off

by Daniel Leroux

Specialists have recently had a bigger role in the NBA. An underlying factor behind these shifts could end up coming to the forefront with the 2014 draft class: the player’s impact has to be high enough to justify coaches and other players working around their flaws. Read more »
Why The Warriors Should Trade For Kevin Love This Summer

by Daniel Leroux

The Warriors stand out in the Kevin Love derby because they possess the pieces to make a move without sabotaging their present or future, while also fitting his strengths and weaknesses with their remaining roster. Read more »
The Kevin Love Q+A

by Daniel Leroux

While working through the many twists and turns related to Kevin Love reportedly being on the market for the first time, it made sense to put together an article formatted as a Q+A to address some of the bigger questions and misconceptions surrounding what has and will go on. Read more »