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Atlantic Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

Sep 19, 2017 9:19 PM

Breaking down the short-term and long-term grades for the offseason moves of the Celtics, Knicks, Nets, 76ers and Raptors. Read more »

Tags: Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Sixers, Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Jul 18, 2017 1:19 PM

Notes and observations on all 30 NBA teams from how they evaluated their offseason moves and what they saw from their Summer League prospects. 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

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Grading The Deal: Nets Acquire D'Angelo Russell As Lakers Dump Salary

by Christopher Reina

Jun 20, 2017 6:58 PM

While the Lakers did well to clear salary for 2018, the Nets used their unique financial position to buy low on a point guard who can shoot well, pass well and may still become an All-Star. Read more »

Tags: D'Angelo Russell, Brook Lopez, Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

Beyond strictly looking at wins and losses, net rating gives a clear picture of team performance. The following infographics show the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Brooklyn Nets

by Keith P Smith

By staying the course and taking shots at restricted free agents, low-risk signings of unrestricted free agents and building through the draft, the Nets will get back to being a playoff team. Read more »
Finding Reasons For Optimism In Brooklyn

by Brett Koremenos

Brooklyn should take a hard look at what Brook Lopez and Kenny Atkinson have done with a roster made up on unproven NBA contributors and imagine what a few talented veterans can do to help. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2017 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 4.0

by Keith P Smith

With the NBA Trade Deadline behind us and rosters locked in for the most part, it is time for an updated look at what all 30 teams cap space picture looks likes for the summer of 2017. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Wizards Acquire Bojan Bogdanovic From Brooklyn

by Keith P Smith

Bojan Bogdanovic will give Washington a good bench weapon who can play either shooting guard or small forward and fits in any lineup the Wizards want to run. Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

While the Knicks, Bulls, Hawks and Heat could be either buyers or sellers, there are a number of teams in the East that will be aggressive at the deadline. Read more »
Nets, 76ers & The Rebuilding Roads Less Traveled

by Keith P Smith

While Bryan Colangelo inherited a rebuilding franchise with a loaded asset base, Sean Marks and the Nets are a case study in how to rebuild when you have next to nothing. Read more »
2016 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors and Cavaliers remain atop our year-end rankings but there's considerable change behind them, most notably the Raptors, Bucks and 76ers. Read more »
Five Question Season Preview: Atlantic Division

by Brett Koremenos

On Al Horford's impact on an already good Boston defense, how the Knicks can move away from the Triangle, whether the Nets should keep Brook Lopez, how Toronto will replace Bismack Biyombo and Brett Brown's Spurs-style offense with Philadelphia. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Brooklyn Nets

by Colin McGowan

The Nets are a glittering void. There's something else out there for us other than this anti-team. There is everything. Read more »
The Trade Market For Brook Lopez

by Michael Pina

The Nets should trade Brook Lopez. They're awful and need to collect as many long-term assets as they can. The assumption that they can get any by selling Lopez to the highest bidder may be false. He's a pretty good player, but right now an obvious trade partner doesn't exist. Read more »
2016 NBA Offseason Review: Atlantic Division

by Keith P Smith

On the Raptors and Celtics trying to take the next step as playoff contenders, the Knicks working on building around Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis, while the 76ers and Nets look long-term. Read more »
The Four Techniques Sean Marks Has Used To Begin Rebuilding Nets

by Miles Wray

If Sean Marks has been making the right moves in rebuilding the Nets, here are his techniques for the next generation of rebuilding teams to learn from. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Jeremy Lin Finds New Home In Brooklyn

by Christopher Reina

Jeremy Lin has become too good to be a rotation player off the bench but not good enough to be a starting point guard on a playoff team, so he's settled in now with the Nets on a three-year, $36 million deal. Read more »
Leroux's 2016 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

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 »
Grading The Deal: Pacers Trade For Thaddeus Young

by Christopher Reina

The Pacers' long, excessively deliberate signaled quest to improve their offense moved forward yet again hours before the draft when they traded the 20th overall pick and a future second rounder to the Nets for Thaddeus Young. Read more »
2016 Offseason Preview: Brooklyn Nets

by Keith P Smith

The best thing the Nets did last summer was to not sabotage the long term future by signing bad contracts. No picks and bad contracts would have been a disaster. Read more »