Eisenberg: Andre Roberson is Oklahoma City’s X-Factor. Yes, Really

How do you measure the value of a bad shot that wasn’t taken? In the NBA, where flash outweighs substance to the common fan, it’s proven to be an exceedingly difficult proposition. And that’s the easiest way to explain why Andre Roberson of the Oklahoma City Thunder has struggled to find consistent minutes on the most star-studded team … More Eisenberg: Andre Roberson is Oklahoma City’s X-Factor. Yes, Really

The Hired Gun Theory: Why the Thunder Need to Grab Greg Monroe

Championship contending windows in the NBA typically close a lot sooner than anyone thinks. Take the Indiana Pacers, for example. Entering last season, Indiana was considered an elite team perhaps still a year or two away from hitting its prime as a true title contender. The Pacers started out hot, became the early season championship … More The Hired Gun Theory: Why the Thunder Need to Grab Greg Monroe

Sixth Man Rankings: Waiting for the Contenders to Come Back

Good news, everyone: It’s too early to be a downer about the Sixth Man race. While the candidates look admittedly boring today, we’re not even at the All-Star break yet. There are events coming in the not-so-distant future that will make this race exciting. For now, the candidates just seem disappointing because we’re still spoiled … More Sixth Man Rankings: Waiting for the Contenders to Come Back