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  1. Players who deserve more hype

    Seth Greenberg

    College basketball is a reflection of society. Everyone wants to win now. Every fan wants a bigger, quicker and faster freshman to take his school to the next level. Who is the next big thing? The reality is that for every McDonald's All-American pla...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  2. What to expect from top-10 in NBA Draft

    Ken Woolums, ESPN Stats & Info

    Lofty expectations from ownership make the NBA Draft a high-stakes affair for general managers and coaches. The perceived wrong move can doom the job of the guy who makes the final decision. What can teams rightly expect to get with the top pick ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  3. Kansas Jayhawks shooting guard Andrew Wiggins is rated too high -...

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton uses WARP projections to look closer at Andrew Wiggins' NBA potential. He sees the former Kansas star as more of a role player at the next level.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  4. NBA Draft: Specialists can be found late

    Jungkyu Lee

    The 2014 NBA Draft has been touted as one of the best in years. However, just like every year, there are prospects who are projected to go late first round or second round as specialists. We highlight a few players who may fit this category. Glenn...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  5. NBA Draft: Who do analytics rate best?

    Ryan Feldman

    There has been a huge analytics movement lately in the NBA - 23 of the 30 teams have analytics departments. Some, but not all, advanced stats translate well from college to the NBA. Which ones translate the best? REBOUND PERCENTAGE Rebound per...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  6. Is Joel Embiid the next Olajuwon or Yao?

    Ryan Feldman

    Getty ImagesJoel Embiid's freshman numbers compare favorably to Hakeem Olajuwon's freshman numbers.All of the talk right now is about Joel Embiid's injury, a stress fracture to the navicular bone in his right foot. The injury has drawn some attent...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  7. MVP Leonard does it all

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Soobum Im/USA TODAY SportsKawhi Leonard dominated the final three games of the NBA Finals.Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points and recorded 10 rebounds Sunday night in the Spurs' 104-87 Game 5 victory en route to winning the NBA Finals MVP. At 22 years, 35...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  8. Double teams hurting the Heat defense

    Ryan Feldman

    Robert Duyos/Sun Sentinel/Getty ImagesThe Heat defense has really struggled against the Spurs in the Finals. The Miami Heat defense has been out of sorts in the 2014 NBA Finals - so much out of sorts that the San Antonio Spurs are on pace for t...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  9. What has gone wrong for the Heat

    John McTigue

    The Heat are down 3-1 in the 2014 NBA Finals after losing to the Spurs by 40 combined points in Games 3 and 4. What has gone wrong for the Heat? Leonard continues to make LeBron work LeBron James finished Game 4 shooting 6-of-9 against Kawhi...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  10. Kawhi Leonard wreaking havoc on LeBron

    John McTigue

    Bob Donnan/USA TODAY SportsKawhi Leonard has been the primary defender against LeBron James in the NBA Finals.On the surface, it appears that LeBron James has not struggled against Kawhi Leonard. Video tracking shows that James shot 12-of-18 (66.7 pe...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  11. Why LeBron shouldn't have passed to Bosh

    Dean Oliver

    In the closing seconds of Game 5 on Wednesday, LeBron James drove into the lane and elected to pass the ball to Chris Bosh for a corner 3-point attempt. JamesOver the last two days, there has been a debate about whether or not LeBron should've tak...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  12. Next Level nuggets from Saturday

    ESPN Stats & Information

    It was a wild opening to the NBA playoffs. Three of the four games were won by road teams, just the second time in NBA history that three road teams won Game 1 of the First Round on the first day of the postseason. It also happened in 1996. Playof...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  13. James Michael McAdoo to forgo final year with North Carolina Tar ...

    Jeff Goodman

    North Carolina junior forward James Michael McAdoo will forgo his final year in college and enter the NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  14. Top stats to know: Heat at Thunder

    ESPN Stats & Info

    Mark D. Smith/USA TODAY SportsRussell Westbrook is close to rejoining Kevin Durant in the Thunder lineup Russell Westbrook is expected to return Thursday night as the Oklahoma City Thunder take on the Miami Heat for the second time this season. Th...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  15. Big questions for the NBA's second half

    ESPN Stats & Information

    With the NBA at the All-Star break, big questions loom for the second half of the season. We dive into some of those topics and provide possible answers: Is the Heat defense strong enough to win another title? Heat opponents have an effective ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  16. Reason behind Melos sudden lack of clutch

    ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Frank Franklin II Carmelo Anthony and Knicks are struggling, but is it all on Melo? New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is shooting a career-best 41.6 percent from 3-point range. He's averaging a career-low 2.4 turnovers per game des...

    Blog | February 13, 2014