LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 22:  DeMarcus Cousins #12 of the United States stands on the court during a USA Basketball showcase exhibition game against Argentina at T-Mobile Arena on July 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The United States won 111-74.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Finding A New Home For the Boogieman

DeMarcus Cousins is one of the league’s best players, and the Kings continue to confuse him. In all fairness, Sacramento’s moves make most folks in the basketball community stop, stare, and shake their heads, so it wouldn’t be overly surprising to see them settle for a less-than-stellar package in return for its marquee player. With that […]

LEXINGTON, KY - FEBRUARY 28: Phil Jackson the  President of the New York Knicks watches the Kentucky Wildcats game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Rupp Arena on February 28, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Knicks Are Alright?

Will Phil Jackson’s grand hopes to keep the triangle and bully-ball alive prove prudent or pitiful? When Jeff Hornacek signed on as head coach and Robin Lopez was shipped to Chicago, it felt like the Zen Master was ready to roll with a more modern style of play. However, inking Joakim Noah for the next […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 7: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reaches for the ball controlled by Tyus Jones #1 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the first quarter of the preseason game on October 7, 2015 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The Summer League Championship Game of the Century

The NBA Summer League is not known for its elite level of basketball, and the championship game was no exception. Luckily, a game doesn’t have to be high-quality to be entertaining, and the Bulls and Timberwolves put on a show that was more fun than almost every NBA Playoff game last season.

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 01:  Solomon Hill #44 of the Indiana Pacers carries the ball down court during the first quarter against the Boston Celtics  at TD Garden on April 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Most Improved Player Favorites: Roundtable Edition

The summer is a time during which players rest and recover. However, most also spend no shortage of hours honing their skills. Sometimes, the Most Improved Player earns that status more-so because of an increased role (such as C.J. McCollum this past year) than anything else, but our writers took the time to pick a […]

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 19:  Jerryd Bayless #19 of the Milwaukee Bucks looks to pass during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on January 19, 2016 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Bullish on Bayless

Allen Crabbe, Harrison Barnes, Timofey Mozgov, and Evan Turner. What do they all have in common? They got.. PAID. Hold the hysterical laughter, but why didn’t Bayless?

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 11:  Timofey Mozgov #20 of the Cleveland Cavaliers speaks to the media after Game Four of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena on June 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Which Teams Had the Worst Offseasons?

The NBA offseason is not over, but with the draft and the first couple weeks of free agency in the rear view mirror, most teams have already made the majority of the moves they intend to make, and we know the direction each franchise is taking. Plenty of lottery teams had strong offseasons that could […]

MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 27: Jamal Murray #23 of the Kentucky Wildcats warms up prior to the game against the South Florida Bulls on November 27, 2015 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Kentucky defeated South Florida 84-63. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Is Jamal Murray the Golden Nugget?

Whether you have seen a young Jamal Murray playing at the Nike Hoop Summit, the Pan American Games, or his freshman season at Kentucky, one thing becomes abundantly clear: the 19 year old kid can score.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23:  Thon Maker smiles during his interview after being drafted 10th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 23, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Did the Bucks Really Reach for Thon Maker?

Leading up to the draft there was plenty of talk of blockbuster trades and moves that could happen in the early stages of the first round, but everything went mostly according to plan until the Milwaukee Bucks came on the clock at N0. 10.

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