Basketball Blog

Coach's Corner: Pop-ology

by Brett Koremenos

In a league where more and more brilliant ideas and minds are infiltrating it by the day, there is a continued push for the new, intricate ways to view the game. But as Gregg Popovich and the Spurs regularly remind us, sometimes the smartest people are in the NBA are the ones that remember to keep it simple. Read more »
Non-National Games Of The Week (Dec. 1-Dec. 6)

by Daniel Leroux

Multiple appearance this week from the Bucks, Cavs, Heat, Mavs, Pelicans, Wizards and Thunder. Read more »
14-15 Euroleague Power Rankings: Shooting Guards

by Erildas Budraitis

Vassilis Spanoulis, Rudy Fernandez, Andrew Goudelock, Juan Carlos Navarro and Keith Langford headline RealGM's list of the best shooting guards in Euroleague. Read more »
Joel Anthony Hopes To Re-Sign With Pistons As Part Of New Culture

by Shams Charania

Joel Anthony has made clear to Stan Van Gundy his desire to remain within the new regime, aiming to re-sign with the Pistons and be part of a roster that thrives again in Detroit. Read more »
Magic Find Free Money In Evan Fournier

by Jonathan Tjarks

If Evan Fournier had spent three seasons at Indiana playing next to Cody Zeller, he would be pretty well regarded like Victor Oladipo. Rob Hennigan has again found free money as he did with Tobias Harris and Nik Vucevic. Read more »
Coach's Corner: How Jason Thompson And Zaza Pachulia Are Unsung Heroes

by Brett Koremenos

The Kings and Bucks have started the 14-15 season better than expected with Jason Thompson and Zaza Pachulia playing key, under the radar roles in that success. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Nov. 24-Nov. 30)

by Daniel Leroux

Brow vs. Boogie Part II headlines Thanksgiving week, along with multiple appearances from the Raptors, Grizzlies, Rockets and Bucks. Read more »
Alex Len And Why The Tools Are There To Wait

by Jonathan Tjarks

Miles Plumlee’s emergence should have made people more leery of writing off Alex Len, not less. After all, what was the oldest Plumlee doing when he was 20, the same age as Len? Read more »
Beat RealGM In Draft Kings' $45,000 1-Day Fantasy Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

Enter Draft Kings' $45,000 1-Day NBA fantasy contest for Wednesday's games with a $2 entry fee with an added challenge of beating RealGM's entry for the game to get your $2 back. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Nov. 17-Nov. 23)

by Daniel Leroux

The Raptors make three appearances this week with critical tests against the Grizzlies, Bucks and Cavaliers. Read more »
Wolves' Long Road Trip Begins Long Season

by Jonathan Tjarks

Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine are the first pair of 19-year-olds to start for an NBA team since Josh Smith and Marvin Williams in 2004. The next few months are about survival. Read more »
Suns' Rookies Highlight D-League Opener

by Cameron Schott

Rookie first round picks T.J. Warren and Tyler Ennis took the floor for the Bakersfield Jam and made a nice impression on opening night of the D-League season. Read more »
The NBA's CBA Battle Begins

by Daniel Leroux

The players and owners have begun their PR campaigns on more equal footing than the last time, but it already feels like at least the public stances so far have lacked the nuance necessary to have this discussion. Read more »
Arizona Brings Balance, Experience, NBA Prospects At Every Position

by Jonathan Tjarks

Even without Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson, this year is unfinished business for "The Other Wildcats". They can do everything - they can play big, they can play small, they can play fast and they can play slow. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Nov.10-Nov.16)

by Daniel Leroux

While the Cavs and Pelicans have become appointment viewing every time they play, DeMarcus Cousins and the Kings are now high on the League Pass rankings. Read more »
Antawn Jamison & The Floater Game

by Jonathan Tjarks

Antwan Jamison was an athletic 6’9 with a high basketball IQ who knows how to put the ball in the basket - a guy like that can be a really good player for a really long time. As he exits, the closest guy to him in the last 17 years is entering the league in T.J. Warren. Read more »
Draft Kings' $40,000 1-Day Fantasy Contest For Friday's Games

by RealGM Staff Report

To celebrate the second week of the NBA season, RealGM is offering a great opportunity to win a share of $40,000 by picking a Fantasy Basketball team for Friday's games. Read more »
Joe Johnson Beyond The Contract

by Jonathan Tjarks

Joe Johnson is well on his way to a Hall of Fame career and he still can dominate an individual match-up in the playoffs. He hasn't been overpaid as much as LeBron and others are underpaid. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Nov. 3-Nov. 9)

by Daniel Leroux

Klay Thompson and the Warriors join the Suns, Pelicans, Pistons, Jazz and Blazers with multiple League Pass games worth watching. Read more »
Early Season Tournaments, Part 2

by Dan Hanner

On the Battle 4 Atlantis, NIT, Great Alaska Shootout, Orlando Classic, Wooden Legacy, Las Vegas Invitational, Emerald Coast, Corpus Christi, Barclays, Las Vegas Classic and Diamond Head. Read more »
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