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  1. NBA - Can Portland Blazers survive losing LaMarcus Aldridge?

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton projects how the Trail Blazers will fare without LaMarcus Aldridge, who is sidelined for up to eight weeks. Pelton writes that the NW division is now up for grabs, with the Thunder likely to make up ground.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  2. Ersan Ilyasova a starter once again?

    Nick Borges

    Ersan Ilyasova has started most of the games he has played in since the 2010-11 NBA season. He has also missed a bunch of games during that time due to injuries and that includes 2014-15. Ilyasova has started only six games this season and head coach...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  3. Anthony Morrow among Amin Elhassan's All-Underrated Team picks --...

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan offers up his five picks for the NBA's "All-Underrated Team," identifying undervalued players serving pivotal roles this season. OKC's Anthony Morrow is among the selections.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2015
  4. Stephen Curry, John Wall lead Amin Elhassan's All-Star picks -- N...

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan offers up his NBA All-Star starter selections for both conferences, and also outlines players who shouldn't earn a nod.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  5. Why Snyder chose Kanter over Gobert

    Nick Borges

    Prior to Tuesday's game against the Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder had to decide who would start at center. Enes Kanter had been the starter since the beginning of the season, but during his absence with an injury, Rudy Gober...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  6. How McHale plans to use Josh Smith

    Nick Borges

    Josh Smith has been with the Houston Rockets for nine games and he's been a starter for four of them. Head coach Kevin McHale moved Smith to the bench after the fifth game and returned Donatas Motiejunas back to the starting power forward spot? Why t...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  7. MKG back as a starter?

    Nick Borges

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been used off the bench since he returned to the active roster three games ago. There is a chance his role for the next game is going to change. Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer writes: "Hornets coach Steve Cliff...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  8. Patrick Beverley, Terrence Jones update

    Nick Borges

    The Houston Rockets have been without starters Patrick Beverley (hamstring) and Terrence Jones (knee) for a while and there is a good news as one of them might return soon. From Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "Beverley seems closer to a...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  9. Reggie Jackson better than Eric Bledsoe?

    Nick Borges

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Reggie Jackson is in the spotlight for a couple of reasons: 1) He has stated on many occasions that he views himself as a starter and with Russell Westbrook out with a broken hand he has the chance to prove his point; and ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  10. NBA - Portland Trail Blazers' thin bench could prove costly

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan writes that though the Blazers added a couple of depth additions this offseason, Terry Stotts & Co. still need to expand the team's rotation to continue to reduce the burden on its starters.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  11. More 3-PG lineups for Suns?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Phoenix Suns have three point guards who are worthy of being NBA starters, which leaves coach Jeff Hornacek in a tough spot when deciding how to use the trio of Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas. So far, he has used Thomas off of th...

    Blog | November 02, 2014
  12. NBA: Rookie class has chance to be special

    David Thorpe

    Here's a rundown of which first-year players are worth keeping an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  13. Pacers battered starting lineup

    Nick Borges

    The Indiana Pacers tip off their 2014-15 regular season on Wednesday and they will be without three starters from last season due to injuries. Lance Stephenson is also no longer with the team as he signed with the Charlotte Hornets as a free agent. ...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  14. Andre Iguodala a happy sub

    Nick Borges

    Andre Iguodala has been a starter throughout his 10-year NBA career, however his 11th season in the league will see new head coach Steve Kerr use him off the bench as the Sixth-Man. Most players would likely have an issue with this decision, but that...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  15. Why SVG chose Singler to start at SF

    Nick Borges

    Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy spent the preseason rotating players out of the starting lineup and with Sunday's practice he announced his first unit for the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season. The starters will consist of PG Brandon ...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  16. A look at Kanter's role, next contract

    Tom Carpenter

    Entering his fourth season in the NBA, Enes Kanter will have a lot of pressure, as new coach Quin Snyder intends to increase his role significantly as a starter. "Snyder wants to see him improve defensively. He wants to see how well Kanter adapts ...

    Blog | October 19, 2014