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The Trade Value Of Russell Westbrook

by Michael Pina

Jun 27, 2016 8:14 PM

What could the Thunder trade Russell Westbrook for in the final year of his contract if Kevin Durant signs elsewhere? We look at the seven teams who need a point guard and have an attractive package to offer. Read more »

Tags: Russell Westbrook, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

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Leroux's 2016 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Jun 24, 2016 1:26 AM

Headlined by the great drafts from the 76ers and Nuggets, we go team-by-team to breakdown how every GM did based on the opportunities available to them. Read more »

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Sixers, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Oklahoma City Thunder, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Could Zach LaVine Help Extend LeBron's Cleveland Reign?

by Jonny Auping

Jun 22, 2016 12:14 PM

If the Cavs decide to move on from Kevin Love this offseason, trading him back to Minnesota for Zach LaVine could create an improbable win-win for all involved. Read more »

Tags: Kevin Love, Zach LaVine, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

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The Wolves' Next & Most Consequential Decision

by Colin McGowan

The Wolves have reached the point in their rebuild where, if they nail their choice of who to run the Karl-Anthony Towns' show, there's no ceiling on how great they can become. Read more »
Karl-Anthony Towns As The Messianic Smallball Loophole

by Christopher Reina

Karl-Anthony Towns is the unstoppable tactical force that can do everything and go anywhere, the queen on the chessboard. In 2016, Towns is the player you would pick to build a franchise around. Read more »
Rubio, LaVine And The Wolves' Newfound Space

by Haven Kaplan-Miner

Playing Ricky Rubio and Zach LaVine allows the Timberwolves offense to flow properly as Rubio has the space he needs to run the offense efficiently and effectively. The additional space also helps Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns. Read more »
2016 Offseason Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves

by Keith P Smith

The Timberwolves have the best talent base to build from out of all the lottery teams. They can address issues now and accelerate the rebuild. Or they can continue on the current path and hope for internal improvement. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2016 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

Several teams will start the summer assured of having cap space. They'll be joined by several more as roster decisions are made leading up to the summer with more max contract slots available than ever before. Read more »
Western Conference: Buyers & Sellers

by Keith P Smith

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The World Of Possibilities Of Karl-Anthony Towns

by Jonathan Tjarks

Karl-Anthony Towns is the first player since LeBron who could theoretically do all five things from all five positions. His ceiling is KG with the ability to play center full-time and knock down 3's at a high volume. He has no ceiling. Read more »
Minnesota's Dry Run

by Danny Leroux

The dry run concept acknowledges that Minnesota's path to long-term success runs through Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins. As such, their primary focus the rest of the season should be to prepare those talents for their eventual role in situations that resemble their future in terms of opposition and surrounding talent. Read more »
2015 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The only considerations are talent, age, cap flexibility and future draft picks with the goal being to eventually compete for and win the NBA Finals. Read more »
Towns, Porzingis And Basketball's Next Evolution

by Jonathan Tjarks

Karl-Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis are both seven-foot-plus, who can play inside and out on both sides of the ball, both are long and athletic enough to play above the rim and guard on the perimeter and they are both capable of shooting 3's, putting the ball on the floor and making plays for others. Read more »
The Wolves' Defensive Conversion

by Michael Pina

The Wolves have been a pleasant early NBA surprise, jumping from dead last in defense to the top-10. Here's how it has happened and if it is sustainable. Read more »
NBA Season Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves

by Brett Koremenos

After bottoming out post-Kevin Love, the Timberwolves are now stocked with a deep and talented roster mixed with talented youngsters and vets. Read more »
Top-12 NBA Draft Review

by Jonathan Tjarks

Here's some (admittedly long-winded) thoughts about what the Wolves, Lakers, 76ers, Knicks, Magic, Kings, Nuggets, Pistons, Hornets, Heat, Pacers and Jazz did in the top-12. Read more »
Leroux's 2015 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Great drafts for the Nuggets, Wolves, Heat, 76ers and Raptors; good drafts for the Bulls, Magic, Pacers, Thunder, Warriors, Rockets and Celtics, along with teams having enh and bad drafts. Read more »
Strengths, Weaknesses Of All 30 NBA Teams Entering Draft, Free Agency

by Christopher Reina

These infographics show the percentile rankings for all 30 teams in the critical categories of offensive efficiency, defensive efficiency, rebound percentage, assist percentage, three-point percentage and foul rate during the 14-15 regular season. Read more »
Three Important Takeaways From Game 1

by Benjamin Cantor

On LeBron James' isolations and heavy usage, Stephen Curry's pick-and-rolls and the bench scoring of Marreese Speights. Read more »
The Post Post-Play World

by Jonathan Tjarks

While making a living by scoring with your back to the basket isn't going to work for the vast majority of young big men coming into the league, the rules that apply to the 99 percent don't necessarily hold true for the 1 percent. Jahlil Okafor. DeMarcus Cousins. Joel Embiid. Karl Towns. Post play may be gone for now but that doesn't mean it will be gone forever. Read more »