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Bryan Colangelo Upgrades His New Home

by Aaron Bronsteter

Aug 7, 2006 5:21 PM

You want your new home to be as comfortable and interesting as possible so that guests will be impressed by how much work you have put into it and this is exactly what Bryan Colangelo has done since day one in Toronto. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Magloire Heads To Portland

by Aaron Bronsteter

Jul 31, 2006 1:33 AM

Larry Harris pulled off a great trade in landing Charlie Villanueva, but in shipping off Jamaal Magloire for three spare parts, some of his luster has worn off. Steve Blake is a nice player, but the Bucks really needed to find a swingman to backup Simmons and Redd. Read more »

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Grading The Deals: Second Week Of Free Agency Period

by Aaron Bronsteter

Jul 14, 2006 5:52 PM

This past week was far less exciting than the week prior, but it must have been a rush for players like Mike James and John Salmons to make headlines and earn long-term money. Now James and Salmons, along with other free agents, will settle in with their new teams. Read more »

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Grading The Deals: First Week Of Free Agency Period

by Aaron Bronsteter

After absorbing each signing and trade of the first week of the summer and giving it enough time to sink in, we are able to evaluate how each player signing will impact their respective team. Read more »
Report Cards From The 2006 Draft

by Aaron Bronsteter

The draft did not contain very many, if any, franchise players and it made for interesting results. There were several clear-cut winners and losers and RealGM will run down who they are and why in this year?s edition of NBA Draft report cards. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: New York Knicks (20th Pick)

by Aaron Bronsteter

The Knicks could use a legitimate point guard and Jordan Farmar is just that. Farmar knows how to run a team, is a vocal leader, an above-average defender and knows how to compete for a winning team after his UCLA squad made it to the NCAA finals. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Sacramento Kings

by Aaron Bronsteter

he face of the Kings franchise is changing with the addition of Ron Artest this season and the hiring of Eric Musselman as coach. Rajon Rondo is an athletic, defensive-minded point guard on a team that is looking for defensive-minded players. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Washington Wizards

by Aaron Bronsteter

Unless the team encounters a player that really catches their eye, we think that the Wizards fully intend on going big in this draft. A big man who can do some dirty work inside on the offensive end would be a much needed asset to a team that generally contains defensive-minded big men like Brendan Haywood and Etan Thomas. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Chicago Bulls (16th Pick)

by Aaron Bronsteter

The Bulls not only have the Knicks pick, but also their own and at this pick, they can afford to take a risk on a player who may not be that great yet, but will eventually be a solid pro. Most suppose that the Bulls will take a frontcourt player with their 2nd pick, but the team has not given any hints as to who they select. Read more »
The Winners And Losers Of Pre-Draft Camp Measurements

by Aaron Bronsteter

Every year, NBA Draft fanatics hold their breath in anticipation to see how prospective NBA draftees weigh in at the pre-draft camp. Stock may rise and fall when the results are revealed and RealGM gives you the winners and losers. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Utah Jazz

by Aaron Bronsteter

J.J. Redick would help stretch defenses and could come in and be a scoring option right away, which is something that he certainly desires. If the Jazz are thinking optimistic, he could become the Jeff Hornacek to Deron Williams' John Stockton. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Philadelphia 76ers

by Aaron Bronsteter

Are the Sixers coming or going? They could tip their plans on draft night. Randy Foye played nearby for 'Nova and is willing to do whatever it takes to win. A player with comparable heart to A.I. and one who can come in and play right away. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Houston Rockets

by Aaron Bronsteter

The player that gets selected at number 8 by the Houston Rockets will likely experience playoff basketball in his rookie season. Rodney Carney can play either the 2 or 3 spot and has the ability to drive and create for McGrady or Ming. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Boston Celtics

by Aaron Bronsteter

The Celtics' weakest positions are center and point guard and Patrick O'Bryant is a big body to fill the team out up front alongside Al Jefferson. With the Celtics having Kedrick Perkins, O'Bryant would not need to develop immediately. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Chicago Bulls

by Aaron Bronsteter

The Chicago Bulls have the good fortune of holding the number two pick in a draft without a clear number one player. Tyrus Thomas, if he's drafted second would come into a team that has been in the playoffs each of the past two seasons and without the weight of being anointed franchise savior. Read more »
30 Days, 30 Teams: Toronto Raptors

by Aaron Bronsteter

There are now 30 days until the 2006 NBA Draft, so each day from here on out, RealGM will profile every team and provide information on team needs, the most suitable prospects, along with their best and worst case scenarios. Today, the Toronto Raptors. Read more »
The Raptors Must Select the Best Player Available

by Aaron Bronsteter

Raptors fans are already weighing in on who the club should select with the number one pick in the 2006 Draft, but the pick is not for the fans to decide, it?s at the discretion of the GM. Not just any GM, but one who has selected Steve Nash, Amare Stoudemire and Shawn Marion in his stellar draft history. Read more »
Babcock Firing Is Premature

by Aaron Bronsteter

Rob Babcock was not Scott Layden; he had a plan, he had support and he knew what direction he wanted to take his team. Unfortunately, Babcock?s firing was a case of too little too late. Read more »
Top Rookies In The Draft Wave Red Flags

by Aaron Bronsteter

The first five picks of the 2005 Draft are all but set. All of the five have showcased skills unique from one another; however all of them have their potential flaws that can prevent them from excelling at the next level. Read more »