The Hook

Rudy Gay has turned it around

The Raptors' recent rise has been well-documented. But less explored is the reality that Gay too has been much, much better removed from Toronto.

There's no 'right' way to win

Is it worth it to tank in the NBA? A close examination suggests it's about the quality of your GM and luck.

When no one is clutch, everyone is

Lamenting the random nature of sports outcomes because it rips the soul of it is backwards: chaos provides the very excitement we yearn for.

Salvation or death knell for Cavs' GM

Cleveland GM Chris Grant is aiming high with the trade for Luol Deng. If he misses, he has a long way to fall.

Bynum, Kobe and what never could be

Looking back at the death throes of the Lakers' mini-dynasty is an exercise in unavoidable heartburn.

Not a bad time to lose Chris Paul for weeks

The MVP candidate will miss 3-5 weeks with a separated shoulder. That won't cost the Clippers the season, but will it make landing a top-4 seed more difficult?

The 1-year rebuild

Could Philadelphia be really good in a year? How did the Suns rebuild in a year? The Hook looks at rebuilds on fast-forward.

Kings, Pelicans vindicating NBA rescues

The NBA stepped out on a limb to save the Kings and Pelicans from relocation. So far, the league has been rewarded.

Presenting the ultimate lottery solution

Why stop at The Wheel? Let's use all the nerd might of NBA land to create the ultimate tabletop drafting experience: The Cones of Silvershire

An ocean of mediocrity

Between misfortune and planned rebuilding, the depth of the Atlantic's embarrassment knows no bounds.

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