Basketball Articles

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

by Daniel Leroux

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 »
Scouting Report: Quincy Miller

by Cameron Schott

Quincy Miller was the best prospect in the D-League after averaging 26.3 points per game and has a chance to stick with an NBA roster. He’s a versatile offensive player that can handle, shoot, and drive. Defensively, he blocks shots and can get out to run the floor. Read more »
Scouting Report: JaMychal Green

by Cameron Schott

JaMychal Green is a productive, high-energy power forward that will make his greatest impact in the pick-and-roll. With Jeff Ayres, Aron Baynes and Matt Bonner in the final years of their contract, Green has a chance to prove he can contribute and earn a roster spot for not only this year but long-term. Read more »
Jrue Holiday's Quiet Mission

by Andrew Perna

Jrue Holiday credits his time in Philadelphia, where he spent his first four professional seasons, for helping ready himself for his role as a younger vet with the Pelicans. Read more »
Last Dance For The King And The Mamba

by Graham Flashner

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James spent Thursday's game smiling and laughing, occasionally even guarding each other, as if Kobe’s Farewell Tour had already begun. Read more »
Scouting Report: Larry Drew II

by Cameron Schott

With the 76ers lacking a backup point guard, Larry Drew II will see plenty of minutes immediately. He brings a different demeanor to the position as a pass-first floor general with a good feel for the game. Read more »
Phil Jackson's New York Burden

by Christopher Reina

The players inherited by Phil Jackson with the Knicks were awful and their location makes properly engaging in a full rebuild of a roster focused on the draft a near impossibility. Read more »
Scouting Report: Dahntay Jones

by Cameron Schott

It’s rare to find a D-League product with the experience of Dahntay Jones. He should help immediately on the wing for the Clippers and could add some leadership during his stint. Read more »
DraftKings' $2,000,000 Fantasy Basketball World Championships

by RealGM Staff Report

DraftKings is offering RealGM readers a great opportunity to win a share of $2,000,000 and the Fantasy Basketball World Championship Belt by picking a Fantasy Basketball team for Wednesday's NBA games. Read more »
Cutting Up The Revisionist History Of The James Harden Trade

by Jonathan Tjarks

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden was always going to be a 1+1+1 = 2.5 situation. As a starter, Harden would have been thrust in the Kevin Love/Chris Bosh role, except he couldn’t bring nearly as much to the table in terms of rebounding, scoring from the post and spacing the floor from the front-court. Read more »
Scouting Report: Tyler Johnson

by Cameron Schott

Tyler Johnson was a near unknown before Summer League, but seemed to take advantage of every opportunity available. He could become a fan favorite as an athletic shooter that provides highlight reel dunks. Read more »
Coach's Corner: Suns Time To Shine?

by Brett Koremenos

The Celtics participated in the Western Conference arms race by dealing away Brandan Wright and Jeff Green. Here's how those trades will impact the Suns and Grizzlies. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Jan. 12-18)

by Daniel Leroux

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 »
Conference Play In Full Force

by Dan Hanner

If you didn’t appreciate NC State’s upset of Duke, Virginia’s thrilling road win at Notre Dame, and North Carolina’s last second victory against Louisville, you just don’t love basketball. Read more »
Celtics Continue Dealing, Begin To Improve Roster Composition

by Andrew Perna

In moving Brandan Wright and Jeff Green in separate deals, Danny Ainge continued to accumulate future draft picks in rebuilding the Celtics. Read more »
The Magic Of Four-Out Basketball

by Jonathan Tjarks

What is happening with the Pistons is a lot bigger than Josh Smith. This is the triumph of four-out basketball in action, a team being radically transformed from one of the worst teams in the NBA to one of the best merely by doing a better job of spacing the floor. Read more »
Prospect Report: Elliot Williams

by Cameron Schott

As a former first round pick that’s still just 25 years old, Elliot Williams is a good prospect to take a chance on. He averaged 21.3 points per game for Santa Cruz and is effective in transition. Read more »
Scouting Report: Langston Galloway

by Cameron Schott

After being around the organization for practically the entire offseason, Langston Galloway will have a good understanding of the system. If he can shoot it well enough and defend at a high level, Galloway could find a niche with the Knicks. Read more »
DraftKings' $60,000 One-Day Fantasy Basketball Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

DraftKings is offering RealGM readers a great opportunity to win a share of $60,000 by picking a fantasy basketball team for Wednesday's games. The top-3 finishers also get a RealGM t-shirt. Read more »
Scouting Report: Elijah Millsap

by Cameron Schott

If Elijah Millsap shoots it well enough from deep, he could be another “3-and-D” prospect in the making. Read more »