Neil Paine takes offers his Top 10 all-time NBA Finals players, and lots of familiar names jump out. There's a reason why they're No.1.
Using game stats and a variety of beyond-the-box score metrics, Neil Paine ranks the top 10 conference finals players of all time. LeBron James, Hakeem Olajuwon and Michael Jordan top the list.
Neil Paine shows how being a hero in the NCAA tournament often doesn't equate to success at the NBA level.
Neil Paine says there's a distinct possibility Kevin Durant could end up like Karl Malone -- ringless and the perennial "bridesmaid."
Neil Paine says despite extraordinary talents like LeBron James and Kevin Durant, the era is rather ordinary.
Neil Paine says that on paper, the 2011-12 Miami Heat were one of the best NBA championship squads of all time.
Neil Paine offers his top 10 all-time MVP seasons and says LeBron James might have actually peaked already.
Neil Paine explains why the talent level in the NBA is roughly equal to what it was in 1992, and thus the 1992 Dream Team is the best ever.
Neil Paine looks at how the 2012 Olympic Men's basketball team would fare against the 1992 Dream Team, as well as creating a metric to compare talent levels across versions of the Olympic team.
Neil Paine ranks the top 10 "Big 3s" ever, a list that includes two active star trios.
Neil Paine says the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs' offenses rank as two of the best in playoff history.
Neil Paine says Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant have logged the most minutes played of any two active players. What do they have left?