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Scouting Report: Jerrelle Benimon

by Cameron Schott

Mar 5, 2015 12:26 PM

As a face-up four, Jerrelle Benimon has some intriguing aspects to his game that earned him the Call-Up. He excels as a passing big man and is at his best when operating out of the high post. Read more »

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Scouting Report: Jack Cooley

by Cameron Schott

Feb 24, 2015 3:14 PM

Jack Cooley may not excel as a scorer, but always finds his way into the scoring column. Cooley is a scrappy power forward that brings great energy to every game and adds an elite attribute with his rebounding. Read more »

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Scouting Report: Bryce Cotton

by Cameron Schott

Feb 24, 2015 2:48 PM

While there are questions about his size and athleticism, Bryce Cotton has simply been too productive to leave in the D-League. He’s the D-League’s third leading scorer and has emerged as a top-five three-point shooter. Read more »

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Enes Kanter, Thunder And The Need For The Right Fit

by Jonathan Tjarks

Enes Kanter’s addition allows the Thunder to play total basketball in much the same way as the Spurs. They can attack you on offense from all five positions, something which they couldn’t do before. Read more »
The Emergence Of Rudy Gobert

by Wesley Share

Rudy Gobert has already arrived at the age of 22, yet he retains a ton of potential for improvement. He continues to emerge as one of the game’s top rim protectors, and one of the most unique and talented defenders at his position. Read more »
Coach's Corner: A Twist On Hero Ball, Trey Burke, Mozgov

by Brett Koremenos

End of game situations become easier for superstar shotmakers who play 'Hero Ball' when the offense cuts help defenders out of a driving gap. Read more »
Scouting Report: Chris Johnson

by Cameron Schott

Chris Johnson is a classic glue guy. His upside is as a “3-and-D” corner specialist, but can still improve offensively. While he’s still raw, Johnson is averaging an impressive 20.1 points per game in the D-League to compliment his stellar defensive play. Read more »
Prospect Report: Elliot Williams

by Cameron Schott

As a former first round pick that’s still just 25 years old, Elliot Williams is a good prospect to take a chance on. He averaged 21.3 points per game for Santa Cruz and is effective in transition. Read more »
Scouting Report: Elijah Millsap

by Cameron Schott

If Elijah Millsap shoots it well enough from deep, he could be another “3-and-D” prospect in the making. Read more »
Tape Measure, Game Film, Common Sense

by Jonathan Tjarks

Jabari Parker’s early success has a self-described facial coding expert taking a victory lap, but the the biggest market inefficiency was Dante Exum falling to No. 5, especially considering how well he'd fit with the Bucks. Read more »
2014-15 NBA Season Tiers Preview

by Daniel Leroux

The Spurs, Clippers and Cavaliers enter the season as Tier One teams, while the Bulls, Raptors, Thunder, Warriors, Rockets and several other Western Conference teams are in that second tier. Read more »
Leroux's 2014 NBA Offseason Review

by Daniel Leroux

The Cavs, 76ers, Spurs, Nuggets, Hornets and Suns were amongst teams to have a great offseason, while the Thunder, Magic, Kings, Lakers, Pacers and Knicks had bad ones. Read more »
Team-By-Team Analysis Of The 2014 NBA Draft

by Jonathan Tjarks

With the new CBA magnifying the importance of the draft and one of the most talented groups of prospects in recent years, what happened on Thursday night will have significant ramifications on the balance of power in the NBA for the next decade. Read more »
Leroux's 2014 NBA Draft Review

by Daniel Leroux

Breaking down which teams had Great, Good, Enh and Bad drafts with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid going in the top-3. Read more »
Lottery Lowdown (Late-May Edition)

by Daniel Leroux

With the lottery out of the way, we can begin to examine which teams represent good and bad fits for the teams in a position to draft them. Read more »
10-Year NBA Win Rank Snapshot

by Christopher Reina

A 10-year season-by-season Win Rank snapshot for an NBA franchise creates an insightful visual narrative. Read more »
Breaking Down The Rookie Seasons Of The 2013 Lottery Class

by Jonathan Tjarks

In a society where patience has gone out the window and only instant gratification matters, the poor play of the 2013 rookie class has many ready to write them off entirely. But while there isn’t an Anthony Davis in the bunch, this year’s draft had plenty of good young players who, for a variety of reasons, were simply not ready for the NBA. Read more »
2014 First Round Picks (Which Teams Own The Picks?)

by Daniel Leroux

While RealGM has an excellent database of the draft picks that have been traded between teams, we wanted to put together a summary more focused on the upcoming draft. Read more »
Top-60 Players In NBA Today (Considering Everything)

by Daniel Leroux

The goal here is look at overall long-term value of players by considering age, contract, positional scarcity and of course overall quality, without factors like a player’s connection with a franchise or fit within a specific system. Read more »
2013-14 NBA Season Preview

by Daniel Leroux

While the Western Conference has six teams (Clippers, Thunder, Rockets, Grizzlies, Warriors) in its first tier, the Eastern Conference is a tier of one (Heat) with the Bulls, Pacers and Nets vying for the second tier. Read more »