1. Raptors 2017-18 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    Rather than reshuffling the roster, the Toronto Raptors were satisfied to maintain the core of a team that has delivered the most successful stretch in franchise history...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 3,723 reads 0 comments

  2. All-Overpaid NBA Free-Agency Team

    Not every NBA free agent suffered from this summer's stifling, 2016-correcting market. For some of them, the offseason was quite nice. Too nice. This All-Overpaid free-agency team should not be confused with the league's absolute worst deals...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 84,601 reads 0 comments

  3. Recently Signed NBA Free Agents Primed for Decline

    Unfortunately, NBA players can't stave off declines forever. Father Time is undefeated, and every contributor eventually starts to trend in the wrong direction...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 161,803 reads 0 comments

  4. Kyle Lowry, Toronto Raptors Out to Finish What They Started

    In announcing his return Sunday to the Toronto Raptors on the Players' Tribune , Kyle Lowry emphasized how Canada's most populous city had become home for him. Heck, he even called the piece "Home...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 87,444 reads 0 comments

  5. Serge Ibaka, Raptors Reportedly Agree to 3-Year, $65 Million Contract

    Serge Ibaka and the Toronto Raptors agreed to terms on a three-year, $65 million deal Sunday to extend his stay north of the border, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 26,865 reads 0 comments

  6. Serge Ibaka Releases Statement Regarding Age Discrepancy Rumors

    Free-agent forward Serge Ibaka responded to rumors Saturday that he is older than his listed age of 27...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 209,473 reads 0 comments

  7. Each Team's Top Potential Free-Agent Target After the 2017 NBA Draft

    It's official: You are now free to do your "The NBA draft is over, so bring on free agency before the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors drain the mystery from another regular season" happy dance...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 186,664 reads 0 comments

  8. 1 Realistic Free Agent Every NBA Contender Should Chase This Offseason

    Not even the NBA 's best title contenders are finished products. OK, fine, maybe a certain juggernaut in Silicon Valley is beyond completion. But the rest of the Association's championship hopefuls will be looking to improve during free agency...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 227,308 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Free-Agency Rankings: Top 100 Available Players

    And so the focus shifts. The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are done beating their respective halves of the NBA into a pulp...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 381,749 reads 0 comments

  10. Dark-Horse Destinations for NBA's Top Free Agents

    Every NBA free agent worth a darn enters the summer with a defined subset of suitors. His preferred destination may be unknown, but the list of teams pleading for his services is almost entirely spelled out by the time July 1 rolls around...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 244,804 reads 0 comments

  11. The Most Overvalued NBA Free Agent at Every Position

    Overpaying an NBA player doesn't necessarily mean that player is bad. It's quite possible to give someone top-tier money merely to serve as a mid-tier contributor...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 158,149 reads 0 comments

  12. Free-Agency Rankings: Top Available Power Forwards

    Post-up power forwards used to get paid in NBA free agency. Not anymore. In fact, if a scoring 4 wants to cash in nowadays, he'd better be doing the bulk of his damage from beyond the arc...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 104,294 reads 0 comments

  13. Next Man Up: Who Fills the Void If Top NBA Free Agents Leave?

    Replacing a star is never easy. The NBA teams rostering this year's best potential free agents hope they won't have to do so, but there's always a chance each could lose one major player...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 48,441 reads 0 comments

  14. Stay Away: 1 Free Agent Every NBA Team Should Avoid This Offseason

    Now that the NBA 's top free agents have had their say , the floor belongs to the teams. When so much time is spent poring over salary-cap situations and grasping at potential ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 336,535 reads 0 comments

  15. Biggest Ticking Time Bombs in 2017 NBA Free Agency

    Free agency can be—and often is—a dangerous game in the NBA . Every summer, one team or another is all but guaranteed to overpay for veteran talent that winds up choking its cap sheet like alien weeds in a once-thriving lake...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 74,352 reads 0 comments

  16. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Toronto Raptors

    In some respects, the Toronto Raptors took some important steps forward during the 2016-17 NBA season. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan both enjoyed career years...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 7,871 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin Love Says Serge Ibaka Makes Cavaliers vs. Raptors Rematch Different

    Kevin Love is expecting the Toronto Raptors to provide a tougher playoffs test this time around, thanks partially to the addition of Serge Ibaka ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 27,753 reads 0 comments

  18. Building Every NBA Team's Free-Agency Whiteboard Ahead of 2017 Offseason

    The Orlando Magic's whiteboard of offseason plans may have leaked to the public, but we've gained access* to similar images for each and every team...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 283,725 reads 0 comments

  19. Staff 2017 NBA Free-Agency Predictions

    NBA fans are beyond lucky. Whether diehard or casual, all fans have a few stretches they can circle on the calendar as the most wonderful time of the year . Christmas Day? Sure, that's a given...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 7 months ago 191,870 reads 0 comments

  20. Most Overhyped NBA Players at the End of 2016-17 Season

    Perception does not always equal reality. In general, the basketball-watching world is in the ballpark when evaluating most NBA players. It knows LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and James Harden are legitimate superstars...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 187,526 reads 0 comments

  21. Raptors Beat Bucks 106-100 to Even Series 1-1 in 2017 NBA Playoffs

    The Milwaukee Bucks countered every Toronto Raptors run Tuesday night with a scoring flurry of their own, but the Eastern Conference title contenders avoided a fourth-quarter ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 11,057 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Playoff Bracket 2017: Final Standings, Postseason Picture and Predictions

    Before the 2016-17 regular season started, most predicted an NBA Finals rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Soon we'll find out if the two superteams meet for part three of their postseason saga...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 7 months ago 15,710 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Playoffs 2017: Known Schedule, Bracket Format and Dangerous Teams

    On paper, the Golden State Warriors may waltz to their second NBA championship in three seasons. The Dubs won 14 straight games before losing to the Utah Jazz Monday night and currently sport a 66-15 record, including a 35-5 mark at home...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 8 months ago 11,817 reads 0 comments

  24. Toronto Raptors Clinch Playoff Berth with Victory over Dallas Mavericks

    The Toronto Raptors are going to the playoffs for the fourth straight season. The Raptors clinched their spot in the postseason Saturday with a 94-86 victory over the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 3,449 reads 0 comments

  25. Brook Lopez Says He's Pulling for Serge Ibaka If He Fights Robin Lopez Again

    People are expected to support family members through thick and thin. Brook Lopez , however, playfully refused to extend such loyalty to his brother Robin Lopez...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 17,964 reads 0 comments