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Why do NBA teams keep thinking Jeff Green is the missing piece?

Despite years of evidence that suggest Green is just a mediocre player that occasionally puts it together for very short stretches, teams continue to inexplicably gamble on him. You'd think they'd know better.<p>Just before the trade deadline, the Clippers traded Lance Stephenson and a first-round …

The Memphis Grizzlies have fought the NBA's biggest change for 6 years, and it's finally catching up to them

At 3-5, currently in 12th place in the Western Conference, the Grizzlies have gotten off to a far slower start than anyone anticipated.<p>Coming off a 55-win season and a second-round playoff appearance, the Grizzlies were expected to continue down their path. They have the same core of players, the …

Fantasy Basketball 2015: Breakout Stars Ready to Be Among the NBA's Best

The best players in the NBA will hope to stay on top for a little longer, but the next generation of stars is always knocking on the door. In fantasy basketball, it's important to get these young players before they explode on the big stage.<p>Last season saw the elevation of Stephen Curry, James …

Dear Scott Skiles: Please Just Put Mario Hezonja on the Court

There are a lot of questions that will be answered in Orlando this season. Was Jacque Vaughn the problem the past few years? Is Scott Skiles the …

Looking for a Sleeper for NBA MVP? Don't Laugh, but It May Be DeMarcus Cousins

LA JOLLA, Calif. — The topic is the 2015-16 NBA MVP award and whether it could be reachable for DeMarcus Cousins.<p>"Reachable, man?" Cousins told Bleacher Report, his voice rising high. "It's mine to grab."<p>Who takes him seriously? Many haven't and still don't, especially after the summertime drama …

What Could Michael Jordan Have Earned in Today's NBA?

On Oct. 6, 1993, Michael Jordan sent shock waves through the sports world by announcing his retirement from the Chicago Bulls and the NBA. After pulling off the league's first three-peat since the 1960s, and stricken by grief in the wake of his father's murder, Jordan decided to try his hand at …

Why Calling Carmelo Anthony Overrated Is Pretty Overrated

Carmelo Anthony is not overrated.<p>Somewhere along the line, as heightened attacks on his individual status became an NBA pastime, perception of the New York Knicks superstar started to move in the wrong direction. And while these routine critiques have become matter-of-fact, they're mostly …

Trend Watch: What's up with the Warriors?

The Warriors are slipping, the Clippers are better with Chris Paul and what was the deal with the change in Detroit?<p>All-Star Weekend is nearly upon …

WATCH: Parsons, Howard, Shumpert and more star in amazing fake trailer

"Take 'em to Pound Town."<p>Relativity Sports, a major agency that represents a ton of high-end NBA talent, posted this video Tuesday, and courtesy of …

Why Rajon Rondo Is a Perfect Fit for Brad Stevens' Offense

In today's NBA, it is difficult to surprise defenses with tricky offensive play-calling. Advance scouts relay play calls to a team's video staff; every game of the NBA season is logged by play call, play type and a number of other factors. Two weeks into the season, each NBA team has already …

Why Klay Thompson Works so Perfectly with Steph Curry

The Golden State Warriors have made such a dramatic turnaround as a franchise over the last two years that attributing the change to one move seems overly simple.<p>That being said, there is no getting around the magnitude of the Monta Ellis for Andrew Bogut swap that occurred on March 13, 2012.<p>At …