Why are some NBA teams greater than the sum of their parts? In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating looks at team chemistry, one of the league's great mysteries.
Neil Paine projects how the NBA's three best teams would fare against each other in seven-game series: Lakers versus Heat, Heat versus Thunder and Thunder versus Lakers.
Deron Williams is gone, but the future is bright in Utah. John Hollinger examines.
Which NBA team has the best odds of winning it all? Peter Keating's next-level statistics and analytics blog looks at two projection models for the answer.
In ESPN The Magazine's QB Issue, Jordan Brenner writes that from LA to Miami, there's an Achilles' heel just waiting to trip up every NBA contender.
Amin Elhassan updates his ranking of the NBA's free-agent class of 2014 by average annual value. Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James top the list.
Justin Kubatko looks at how the Miami Heat can avoid pitfalls while trying to earn their third consecutive NBA title. He looks back at the six teams in history that failed to achieve a three-peat.
Using advanced metrics, Justin Kubatko ranks and examines the NBA's top dynasties of all time, including taking a look at how the current Miami Heat stack up.
Dave Tuley analyzes Las Vegas' projected NBA win totals for the 2013-14 season and finds the value for over/under betting.
Using his ATH statistical system, Bradford Doolittle projects the top 10 centers for the 2013-14 NBA season according to wins above replacement level. Dwight Howard tops the list.
Bradford Doolittle takes a look at how Metta World Peace will fit with the New York Knicks.
Amin Elhassan provides his list of five smart amnesty cuts. He lays out reasons for why the Heat should cut ties with Mike Miller and whether or not the Lakers should do the same with Kobe Bryant.
Bradford Doolittle says while the Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged as the front-runners for free agent Andrew Bynum, the Dallas Mavericks remain the best fit for the former All-Star center.
Following his list of the NBA's top 30 free agents of 2013, Amin Elhassan outlines the next 10 best FAs, ranking them by average annual value. Mo Williams comes in at No. 1.
Bradford Doolittle examines what's next for the Dallas Mavericks, who missed out on prized free agent Dwight Howard after a two-year plan to woo him failed.
Larry Coon says for the Los Angeles Lakers, the future of their franchise now comes down to Mike D'Antoni or Dwight Howard.