NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 5 to 1

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? To get the final NBArank prediction, we … Read more

Where things stand on Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell trade talks with a month until camp: Shams Inside Pass

It’s been two weeks since Kevin Durant reiterated his trade request to Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai in a face-to-face meeting and informed Tsai that he needs to choose between his 12-time All-Star player or head coach Steve Nash and general manager Sean Marks. It added a new dynamic to the biggest storyline of the … Read more

NBA schedule 2022-23 – What we’ll be watching closely in five Christmas Day games

The NBA has unwrapped an early holiday gift. The league’s Christmas Day schedule is set — The Athletic was the first to report the lineup — and as always, it’s jam-packed with rivalries, superstars and potential playoff previews. In the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia 76ers will hit Madison Square Garden to face the New York … Read more

2022 NBA free agency Day 2: Grades, great values, head-scratchers and more

Day 2 of 2022 NBA free agency was another day of big money and big moves. We also saw three significant trades all happen within a couple of hours of each other, and none of them were Kevin Durant. His trade request still looms over the NBA, but it has not stopped business in the … Read more

Hollinger: Thumbs up or thumbs down for Day 1 NBA Free Agency deals

Follow our NBA Free Agency live blog. Somehow, after the first day of free agency, the big story is not a free agent at all. Kevin Durant made sure of that when he demanded a trade from Brooklyn just hours before free agency theoretically began at 6 pm ET on Thursday. (In reality, free agency … Read more

As NBA free agency 2022 begins, here are the top 25 available players

The thing about 2022 free agency is that we’ve already had an awful lot of action considering we haven’t even hit the “free agency” part of the program yet. Player transactions are going back and forth despite that in the form of player trades and contract extensions, even though nobody can agree to a deal … Read more