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  1. Chris Paul, other fantasy players likely to decline next season -...

    John Cregan

    John Cregan outlines more than a dozen NBA fantasy players likely to post statistical declines next season as a result of injuries and peak value.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  2. Ben McLemore, Trey Burker, Anthony Bennett lead early fantasy hoo...

    John Cregan

    John Cregan ranks this year rookie class from the NBA draft for their fantasy value in 2013-14.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  3. Zydrunas Ilgauskas of Miami Heat announces retirement after 13 se...

    Brian Windhorst

    A succession of foot surgeries nearly brought a premature end to Zydrunas Ilgauskas' basketball career. On Friday, he announced his departure from the game on his own terms.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  4. NBA: Why hiring defensive-minded coaches like new Lakers boss Mik...

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton writes that certain stats reveal that defensive-minded coaches have a greater impact on a team's play, and that new Lakers hire Mike Brown (a defensive guru) is also a better offensive coach than he is usually given credit for.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  5. Did LeBron James make the right decision?

    John Krolik

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images When LeBron James walked out of Cleveland, he traded one basketball experiment for another. The writing was on the wall. The Cleveland Cavaliers had just lost a six-game playoff series to the Boston Celtics,...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  6. LeBron James of Miami Heat takes out ad thanking people of Akron,...

    LeBron James has taken out a full-page ad in his hometown paper to thank fans for supporting him -- but doesn't mention the city where he played basketball the last seven years.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2010
  7. Bill Simmons: LeBron's nightmare, the Game 5 running diary

    Bill Simmons

    Did we just witness the murder of professional basketball in Cleveland? Bill takes a look back Celtics-Cavs Game 5 with a retro-diary.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  8. Zydrunas Ilgauskas of Cleveland Cavaliers returns; Anderson Varej...

    Zydrunas Ilgauskas is back in his basketball home.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2010
  9. Washington Wizards are among 17 teams with four games in Week 20,...

    Neil Tardy

    Neil Tardy previews Week 20 in fantasy basketball, including a busy week for Andray Blatche and the Washington Wizards.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2010
  10. NBA - Chris Broussard and Ric Bucher debate whether the 30-day ru...

    Chris Broussard and Ric Bucher

    The Cavs, after the buyout of Zydrunas Ilgauskas, look like they'll be the latest team to benefit from the NBA's 30-day rule. But is that loophole fair? Chris Broussard and Ric Bucher debate the implications.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  11. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Various things not to like about a key crunch-time Cavaliers inbounds play. And, more not to like about a key crunch-time Blazers inbounds play. Roland Lazenby's new Jerry West book includes a passage about Magic Johnson's sex life, when West ran t...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  12. NBA - ESPN The Magazine - 2009-10 Fantasy NBA preview

    Various staffers

    ESPN The Magazine's offers up a 2009-10 Fantasy NBA preview.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2009
  13. NBA Offseason Buzz: Cleveland Cavaliers' adding Shaquille O'Neal ...

    John Hollinger and Ric Bucher

    Insider continues its NBA Offseason Buzz series with a look at the Cleveland Cavaliers. John Hollinger examines a player who is trending up and another on the way down, while Ric Bucher shines the spotlight on a key player as the season approaches.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2009
  14. NBA - Analysis - Corner 3s are a secret strength of title contend...

    Ric Bucher

    The corner 3 is one of the most efficient shots in the game, and the best teams in the NBA launch often from there, while preventing opponents from doing the same.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2009
  15. The Sports Guy Bill Simmons: Cavaliers-Clippers debacle sums up t...

    Bill Simmons

    After watching the Clippers blow a 19-point fourth-quarter lead to the Cavs, the Sports Guy was outraged -- but not one bit surprised.

    Story | March 11, 2009
  16. Al Horford is quickly rising in fantasy usefulness, so he should ...

    Josh Whitling

    Josh Whitling previews Sunday's NBA games from a fantasy perspective and notes that Al Horford is going to have another big night.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2009