Matt Barnes thought of basketball as war in allegory and every so often in fact.
Jaren Jackson projects as a big who can simultaneously space the floor and be a plus of some sort on defense with his shotblocking and movement on the perimeter.
The NBA season is still taking shape but this is a nice time to take stock of different teams and players at varying levels of success. Victor Oladipo's big week earns the Pacers a few appearances on the list but the headliner is Cavs/Wizards on Sunday.
Trevor Booker uniquely functions as a salary dump and a talent upgrade. That type of situation could have elicited a bigger return for the Nets at the deadline.
On Victor Oladipo and Indiana's huge week, Devin Booker's 46 points against Philadelphia and more.