FanIQ Tagged: NBA Draft

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Dr. James Andrews clears Sixers' Noel for basketball activities

1/15/14 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Nerlens Noel has certainly not had the smoothest start to his NBA career, as a devastating knee injury during his lone year at college set him back...

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Warriors land Crawford, Brooks in trade with Celtics

1/15/14 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Just about every team in the NBA is jealous of what the Golden State Warriors have in their backcourt. Between Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson - wh...

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Lakers and Cavs talk Gasol for Bynum, but talks stall

1/3/14 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Once center Andrew Bynum's suspension for "conduct detrimental to the team" concluded, the Cleveland Cavaliers continued to excuse hi...

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Solution to Tanking: The Draft Wheel?

12/23/13 in NBA   |   TonyDhani   |   8 respect

Tanking is a real problem in today’s NBA - in years before particularly strong draft classes, one can expect fire sales and races to the bott...

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Teams lining up for Raptors' Kyle Lowry

12/13/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Though he does not get much attention playing for a 7-13 squad, point guard Kyle Lowry is quietly having a fine season up in Toronto with the Rapto...

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Trey Burke will make season debut Wednesday night

11/20/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Trey Burke was all the rage after the conclusion of the NCAA Tournament last year, as he put up big numbers and made huge plays while leading his M...

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NBA Early Season Story Lines

10/30/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The 2013-14 NBA regular season starts in less than an hour, and aside from the fact that I seem to love watching the Knicks break my heart every si...

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2013-14 NBA Individual Awards Predictions

10/29/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

With NBA tipoff set for Tuesday night, a lot of people are talking about which teams have a shot at taking home the title at the end of the season....

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Will the NBA need a remedy for tanking?

10/27/13 in NBA   |   Andrew_Ericksen   |   230 respect

There’s going to be a lot of bad basketball games this season.  Teams like the Celtics and 76ers strategically set themselves up to fail...

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10 NBA Breakout Candidates for 2013-14

10/25/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

It happens every year - a select group of young NBA players begin terrorizing their opponents in ways that we never knew they were capable of. Part...

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Cavaliers have 'luxury' of bringing No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett along slowly

10/11/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

When a team gets the first overall pick in the NBA Draft, that team is often in a position where it is forced to lean on their top pick. After all,...

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Hardaway Jr. earns spot in Knicks' rotation

10/10/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The late first round of the NBA Draft can often be a crapshoot, but it's so far, so good for the New York Knicks and their 2013 24th overall pi...

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J.R. Smith has knee surgery, out 12-16 weeks

7/15/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith signed a four-year, $24.7 million contract on July 4. Just 11 days later, the reigning Sixth Man of the Y...

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Piston's Drummond dominates Summer League, emerging as a top young center

7/12/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Performances in the NBA Summer League are rarely worth noting. The five-game "season" is used mostly as a tool to help players understand...

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Bucks' long-term prospect Antetokounmpo could get significant playing time as a teenage rookie

7/11/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

18-year-old Greek sensation Giannis Antetokounmpo, known by many as "The Greek Freak," was perhaps the most interesting prospect in ...

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Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo could get playing time as a teenage rookie

7/11/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

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Knicks create softest PF tandem in NBA with Bargnani trade now official

7/10/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

We've now known for over a week that the New York Knicks would be trading for Toronto Raptors PF/C Andrea Bargnani, but as a result of league r...

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Tyreke Evans may agree to offer sheet from Pelicans

7/1/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Already sporting a new name and logo, the New Orleans Pelicans appear poised to sport some new talent when they take the floor at the start of the ...

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2013 NBA Free Agency Outlook

7/1/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Tons of NBA players hit the open market each offseason, and the high number of unsigned ballers can be pretty difficult to keep track of. In this a...

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2013 NBA Draft Grades: Bobby C's Take

7/1/13 in NBA   |   bobbychore   |   4 respect

We started the 2013 NBA Draft with a big “WOW,” then ended with a “Janis?!?” in what was a stretch run of unpredictability ...