Horford, Hawks aim to fly north in East

Horford, Hawks aim to fly north in East

Atlanta took a tremendous amount of cap space into the summer, and while many believed it was to make a major play at a star, it appears their growing wad of cash is just the Hawks practicing financial discipline. After the modest signings of Thabo Sefolosha and Kent Bazemore, and adding first round pick Adreian Payne, Atlanta is well underneath the salary cap this season, and has just $39.5 million in salary committed next season, freeing the organization to do feasibly anything…

Eric Bledsoe to stay in Phoenix

Eric Bledsoe to stay in Phoenix

The Suns are spending $29.3 million on the point guard position in ’14-‘15, the most of any team in the NBA, according to spotrac.com. Much of that can be attributed to Phoenix amping up its bench with mighty-might scoring guard Isaiah Thomas and first round pick Tyler Ennis. But what swelled Phoenix’s spending on lead guards past the other 29 teams is Wednesday’s re-signing of Eric Bledsoe…

The injury to Paul George leaves roster uncertainty for Team USA

The injury to Paul George leaves roster uncertainty for Team USA

That leaves the two wing positions — the off-guard spot that most likely belongs to James Harden and small forward. George not being available truncates the wingspan of this team, a front-court that was already void of several All-Stars after Kevin Love, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge all dropped out…

#LeBronToClev: Cleveland Cavaliers

#LeBronToClev: Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers shot like it had both eyes closed last season. The top eight team leaders in FGA all shot underneath 50 percent from the field; the Cavs had the fourth-worst field goal percentage in basketball (43.7 percent) below the Bucks, Magic and Jazz…

#LeBronToClev: The Letter

#LeBronToClev: The Letter

Of course Miami was his college experience. Unlike other young people, at 18 he was starting his career as a national sports icon. He didn’t have four years to find himself because he was paid millions of dollars to represent an entire organization. I wasn’t ready for that at 18. Were you?

Spurs Just Keep Winning

Spurs Just Keep Winning

If San Antonio keeps making the best moves in basketball, but nobody seems to care, it totally still happened…