Bucher: Intimidation a factor in NBA flopping epidemic

Tuesday, Bleacher Report NBA national columnist Ric Bucher penned a column on the flopping epidemic in the NBA. He appeared on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday to talk about the column, and criticized the way the NBA has handled the issue. “They’re … Continued


Windhorst: Rajon Rondo-to-Knicks not impossible, but not likely

Beat up, beat down, and beat just about every other way imaginable, the New York Knicks’ 2013-14 NBA season has gone as bad as any other team’s in the league. At 9-19, tied for third place in the league’s worst … Continued


Amin Elhassan breaks down Phoenix Suns’ early-season success

Less than one-third of the way into the 2013-14 NBA season, and the Phoenix Suns are already rapidly approaching their 2012-13 season win total. Led by Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic, Phoenix is 17-10 this season, including 14-8 against the … Continued


Frank Isola on the perils of NBA fandom

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Frank Isola covers the New York Knicks for the New York Daily News. He revealed Thursday on The Starting Lineup that he has grown into an accidental fan of the Charlotte Bobcats, as his friend, Steve … Continued


Grant Hill compares Jabari Parker to Carmelo Anthony

Eighteen-year-old Duke University small forward Jabari Parker has made quite an impression early in his basketball career. What kind of player will Parker be once he reaches the NBA? Former NBA player Grant Hill gave his answer to the question … Continued


Rudy Gay trade puts pressure on DeMar DeRozan

Less than a year after he was acquired by the Toronto Raptors, small forward Rudy Gay was traded to the Sacramento Kings in a seven-player deal earlier this week. News of the trade came as a shock to Raptors guard … Continued


Greg Monroe ‘surprised’ by struggling Eastern Conference

Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe hopped on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday to discuss a number of different topics, including the struggles of the league’s Eastern Conference. “I am a little bit surprised, you know, there are a few teams that I thought … Continued


Adam Silver: Future of NBA divisions up for debate

Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, the league’s Deputy Commissioner, Adam Silver, brought up the possibility of the NBA eliminating its divisions in the future. As David [Stern] said, the league is in such great shape.  I mean, Steve and I were … Continued


Charles Barkley ‘embarrassed’ by play in NBA

Fans of the Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks, guess what: Like you, Charles Barkley isn’t happy with what he’s seen on NBA courts this season. “I will tell you this,” Barkley said to Frank Isola … Continued


Jerry Stackhouse remains confident in the Knicks and Nets

Well, there’s still one. Former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse told Frank Isola and Stacey King Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio’s The Starting Lineup he feels both the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks will get past their early season struggles, … Continued