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Suspended Indefinitely: Jason Kidd Solves The Sport

by Colin McGowan

May 14, 2020 9:06 PM

Jason Kidd in his prime was a visceral experience, doubly impressive for the fact that it was also so intellectual: like math rendered miraculously athletic and cool, a peculiar brand of superstardom, manifested in a peculiar venue, at a peculiar time. Read more »

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Caris LeVert's Exploration Of An Impossible Future

by Colin McGowan

Mar 5, 2020 4:37 PM

Caris LeVert's going to be the player who is most radically displaced as the Nets pivot toward more ambitious goals. He knows that, and he's probably as anxious as anybody to get down to serious work after nearly four seasons of purgatorial basketball. Read more »

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Kyrie Irving Will Always Be His Often Wonderful, Sometimes Difficult Self

by Colin McGowan

Dec 16, 2019 3:39 PM

Kyrie Irving is more annoyance than malignancy, but he is a volume annoyer, impressed with his Wikipedian knowledge of philosophy and art while confusing personality defects with genius. Read more »

Tags: Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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2019-20 Atlantic Division Season Preview

by Keith P Smith

On the Celtics retooling with Kemba Walker, Brooklyn getting a pair of superstars, the Knicks' Plan B, Philadelphia supersizing their roster, and the Raptors keeping the title momentum going without Kawhi Leonard. Read more »
Spencer Dinwiddie Among The NBA's Investing Class

by Micah Wimmer

It's impossible to tell at this point whether players such as Spencer Dinwiddie are establishing a new way of handling money that will become a more widespread trend, or if investing in tech is just the late 2010s version of starting a record label, a misguided indulgence that will pass and become a cautionary tale for future generations of NBA stars. Read more »
Thirty Histories: New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets

by Colin McGowan

The Nets' Rocket Pop uniforms were very 1990, a time which was itself a historical nowhere, appropriate trappings for teams that were terrible for one year, then various forms of just-okay for the next several. Read more »
2019 Eastern Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
D'Angelo Russell's Weird NBA Journey Now Has Him In Limbo

by Colin McGowan

The Player Empowerment Era looks a little different for D'Angelo Russell: where a guy can get dumped by the team that drafted him, make the best of his new surroundings, and then get shipped to a third franchise that doesn't even want him. Read more »
What Exactly Does Kyrie Irving Want?

by Micah Wimmer

What Kyrie Irving is striving for remains as opaque as ever. The irony of Irving's move to the Nets is that he now finds himself in a similar situation to the one he was so eager to leave two summers ago. Read more »
Brooklyn Nets: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Brooklyn has done better than anyone could have expected in rebounding. How this summer goes will determine the next several years for the Nets. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space for All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Knicks, Clippers, Hawks, Kings and Lakers project to have the most cap space this offseason. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Atlantic Division

by Keith P Smith

Breaking down the offseason moves from the Raptors, Celtics, 76ers, Knicks and Nets. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Kenneth Faried

by Colin McGowan

Kenneth Faried would be very much at home in the NBA circa 1994, or- just barely- 2011, the year he was drafted. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

The NBA cap will jump by $7 million while some of the bad contracts of 2016 will come off the books, which means an abundance of cap space again. Read more »
2018 Eastern Conference Summer League Notes

by Keith P Smith

Keith Smith emptied his notebook after speaking to players, coaches, front office personnel and agents with all 15 Eastern Conference teams. Read more »
Leroux's 2018 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

On how all 30 teams fared in the 2018 NBA Draft. Read more »
Dwight Howard's Long, Multi-Stop Journey Into Irrelevance

by Colin McGowan

Dwight Howard's personal peevishness and immaturity aside, the back half of his career has been a long, agonizing decline for someone who was a bona fide star not so long ago. Read more »
Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Lakers, Pacers, Hawks and 76ers enter the offseason with the most project cap space. Read more »
Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Harden, Dinwiddie And Their Counters To The NBA's Switch Defense Evolution

by Brett Koremenos

It's totally wild that a player like Spencer Dinwiddie, who has nowhere near the same tools and skill set as James Harden, produce similar results in the same action. Read more »