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  1. Predict: Nets-Raptors and Blazers-Rockets

    Royce Webb

    We want to see what TrueHoop readers predict will happen in two series: Nets-Raptors and Blazers-Rockets. We're looking for your best, most accurate opinion about each series. You can vote here: Nets-Raptors | Blazers-Rockets We will publish...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Why we're ranking NBA front offices

    Royce Webb

    Which teams have the best management? Here's what we found out in the first edition of our NBA front-office rankings.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  3. Talking honestly about tanking

    Royce Webb

    Adam Silver is the HoopIdea commish, and that's a very good thing for the NBA and its fans. As your new NBA editor Henry Abbott wrote this weekend, the buzzword in the NBA is innovation. Another hot buzzword from Silver: transparency. Silver u...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. 2013 NBA playoffs: New NBA Finals forecast

    Royce Webb

    The Warriors' postseason surge has shaken up our panel's NBA Finals prediction.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  5. 2013 NBA playoffs: Forecasting the conference semifinals

    Royce Webb

    Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for which teams will win the NBA's conference semifinal series.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2013
  6. Let the players decide the game

    Royce Webb

    The OKC Thunder might feel ashamed Thursday. But as Robin Williams said to Matt Damon, "It's not your fault. It's not your fault. It's not your fault. It's not your fault." Yes, it's hard to blame the players for intentionally fouling Houston ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  7. ESPN Forecast: Sacramento Kings' future

    Royce Webb

    Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for where the Kings should and will play in the future.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  8. 2013 NBA playoffs: New Western Conference forecast

    Royce Webb

    Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for which teams will win the West's first-round series.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  9. It's time to end intentional fouls

    Royce Webb

    A few questions about intentional fouls in the NBA: Are they good for the game? No. Would the game be better if players were intentionally fouled more? Of course not. Would the game be better if players were intentionally fouled less? Yes...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  10. When tankers tell the truth

    Royce Webb

    NBA teams have been tanking for decades to improve their draft position (and for other reasons), and NBA insiders have talked about tanking for decades -- in fact, over the years the NBA itself has recognized the potential for tanking and dealt with ...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  11. How to fix goaltending

    Royce Webb

    Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images According to David Stern, this missed call might end up changing the game for the better. Credit where it's due for this HoopIdea -- David Stern. Just a few weeks after the NBA acknowledged that an official i...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  12. Falling down on the job

    Royce Webb

    Why do we have flopping? Because it's rewarded. Because falling down gets you wins. How do we know? Because the league's most prominent floppers are a who's who of MVP candidates, All-Stars and NBA champions. No rules committee brought us...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  13. Mavs make basketball fun

    Royce Webb

    Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images Action. Ball movement. Speed and creativity. Basketball at its best. Monday night the Dallas Mavericks demonstrated what HoopIdea is all about. In a word ... fun. The game flowed, back and forth. The ball moved...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  14. Knicks a losing team with Melo

    Royce Webb

    Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images Carmelo Anthony's homecoming has been a mixed bag of thrills, lousy chemistry and lots of losing.It's not complicated. Since the celebrated Carmelo Anthony trade 11 months ago, the New York Knicks have won 20 regu...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  15. FalseHoop: Sorry, we're out of the office :-)

    Royce Webb

    Gotta have a little fun during this dismal lockout. So last weekend we gave birth to FalseHoop, TrueHoop's goofy little brother. For now, it's still in diapers -- meaning it's only on Twitter. When it learns to walk, there's no telling where all ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  16. Why the Knicks should wait on Melo

    Royce Webb

    The trade deadline is Feb. 24, and that means the clock is ticking for the Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks to work out a deal to put Carmelo Anthony in Madison Square Garden. But this is one deadline the Knicks should blow. Here's why: 1. The 2...

    Blog | January 20, 2011