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Latest News / Sep 22, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: Miami Heat Won’t Abandon Small-Ball

Erik Spoelstra

LeBron James was the Miami Heat’s identity over the past four seasons. The inverted offense and hyper-aggressive defense that became the team’s calling-card were certainly bigger than one player, but would still not have been implemented without the singular force Erik Spoelstra frequently called “1-through-5.” It made sense, then, to expect wholesale schematic changes for Miami in 2014-2015 given James’ departure, but apparently Spoelstra and company will stay true to the systems going forward that helped the Heat to so much recent success. Read More »

instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 21, 2014 / 1:15 pm

George Posts Photo Of Pacers At Hibbert’s Wedding With Hilarious Caption

Indiana Pacers (photo. Paul George Instagram)

This hasn’t exactly been an offseason to remember for the Indiana Pacers. They saw former team leader Danny Granger sign with an archrival, key young playmaker Lance Stephenson depart in free agency, and superstar Paul George suffer a devastating injury that left the entire league shaken. If any team is entitled to fun as training camp looms on September 30, it’s definitely the Pacers. And from the looks of things, they definitely had some this weekend at Roy Hibbert’s wedding. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 7, 2014 / 8:45 pm

LeBron’s Second Decision, And The Danger For Cleveland Fans

LeBron James

It wasn’t supposed have the same circus atmosphere this time around. Not after what happened in 2010, with The Decision, the Miami welcome celebration after, and the eventual fallout. Nonetheless, here we are again in 2014, LeBron James has yet to re-sign with the Heat, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in play. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 7, 2014 / 4:02 pm

Report: Heat Sign Josh McRoberts & Danny Granger

Josh McRoberts

It’s not Pau Gasol and Carmelo Anthony, but Pat Riley has finally begun to re-build the supporting cast of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. Multiple sources are reporting that the Heat have agreed to terms with free agents Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Feb 28, 2014 / 10:50 am

Report: Danny Granger To Sign With Clippers Today

Danny Granger, J.J. Redick

After a last-minute trade between the Pacers and Sixers at the trade deadline, Danny Granger was Philadelphia bound. But the smooth-shooting small forward quickly reached a buyout agreement so he wouldn’t have to slog through Sam Hinkie‘s rebuilding process in the city of Brotherly Love. That meant Granger was a free agent, and sources informed Candace Bucker of the Indianapolis Star last night, Granger will sign with the Clippers once he clears waivers later today. Read More »

NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 11:15 am

10 Free Agents That Need To Be Signed By Playoff Teams

Danny Granger

The NBA Playoffs are still a good two months away, but that doesn’t mean teams haven’t begun preparing and planning their rosters for the home stretch. Why? March 1 marks the last day a player can be waived and still sign with a new team and be eligible to play in the playoffs (players who have yet to play in the NBA this season have until the final day of the regular season to sign with a playoff team). Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Feb 20, 2014 / 3:56 pm

Report: Pacers Trade Danny Granger To The Sixers For Evan Turner & Lavoy Allen

Evan Turner, Paul George

Sources are telling Yahoo Sports’ ubiquitous Adrian Wojnarowski that the Indiana Pacers have traded Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen. The deal was reported after the 3 p.m. ET deadline for trades, but our guess is it was a late arrival. Read More »

NBA / Feb 6, 2014 / 11:30 am

10 Upcoming Unrestricted Free Agents Who Could Be Traded This Year

Danny Granger

Owning an unrestricted free agent (UFA) in the NBA is a sticky situation. Most of these players have proved their worth, and are circling a large contract in the coming offseason. As a contending team it could be tough to retain the services of these players while remaining under the tax moving forward. There is also the risk of locking a player down long term only to see their best days are behind them. Read More »

NBA / Jan 10, 2014 / 4:45 pm

5 NBA Trades That Should Happen This Season

Kevin Love, Blake Griffin

Due to the constant trade rumors that swirl around the NBA — I’m looking at you, J.R. — I’ve decided to help a few teams out. Below is a list of fantasy transactions all involving players rumored to be on the trading block this season. In a perfect world, at least my world, these trades would happen. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 23, 2013 / 10:15 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (12.23)

Giannis Antetoekounmpo,  (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY Sports)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »