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2018 Eastern Conference Summer League Notes

by Keith P Smith

Jul 26, 2018 10:37 AM

Keith Smith emptied his notebook after speaking to players, coaches, front office personnel and agents with all 15 Eastern Conference teams. Read more »

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Sixers, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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Jabari Parker Returns Home For Redemption

by Colin McGowan

Jul 17, 2018 10:05 PM

Hardly anything up to this point in his NBA career has been Jabari Parker's fault. He was a ballyhooed second overall pick because he was awesome in college, and he hasn't panned out because his left knee hasn't held up its end of the bargain. Read more »

Tags: Jabari Parker, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

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Jabari Parker, The New Bulls, And The Capacity To Imagine

by John Wilmes

Jul 17, 2018 9:26 PM

The way Chicago's signings of Jabari Parker and Zach LaVine were received by some begs the question of why is it that we have created an intellectual environment that evaluates players in the way we'd want an Amazon review to evaluate a screwdriver? Read more »

Tags: Jabari Parker, Zach LaVine, Chicago Bulls, NBA

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Leroux's 2018 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

On how all 30 teams fared in the 2018 NBA Draft. 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 »
Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Approximately 80 percent of the league will be over the cap. The cap spike that caused multiple teams to have copious amounts of cap space each summer from 2015 through 2017 has now flattened out Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

With the Trade Deadline just a few days away, it is time to look at which teams are Buyers, Sellers, Either or Neither. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Pelicans Acquire Nikola Mirotic

by Keith P Smith

Just a few days after losing DeMarcus Cousins for the season, the Pelicans acquired Nikola Mirotic for a reasonable price. Read more »
The Bulls' Surge And The Conundrum Of Tanking Franchises

by Colin McGowan

These wins are hurting the Bulls' chances of ever becoming more than improbably competent. Most modern fans understand that if their team is one of the six or seven worst in the NBA, they might as well be the absolute worst. Read more »
2017 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors, Rockets, Cavaliers, Celtics and 76ers enter 2018 as the top-5 teams in terms of players and assets. Read more »
Lauri Markkanen And Beginning To Love The Scorched-Earth Bulls Again

by John Wilmes

After the Bulls burned it down to rebuild, Lauri Markkanen shoots out of the soil with rarely seen cohesion and color, ahead of schedule by even an insane optimist's standards. Read more »
Central Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

The Central Division saw Kyrie Irving, Paul George and Jimmy Butler exit over the offseason. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Chicago Bulls

by Colin McGowan

What the Bulls are right now is what they deserve to be. It's effect catching up with cause. Read more »
2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

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 »
Grading The Deal: Wolves Acquire Jimmy Butler From Bulls In Lopsided Trade

by Christopher Reina

The Wolves pair Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins with a true superstar in his prime without giving up anything at all of consequence. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Chicago Bulls

by Keith P Smith

The Bulls are stuck between inadequately building around Jimmy Butler and trading him away for a full fledged rebuild. Read more »
Jimmy Butler's Supporting Cast Isn't Auditioning For Him

by Jonny Auping

With Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade playing like a version of their prior selves, the Bulls all of a sudden have the familiar formula of playmakers and formidable role players around their superstar in Jimmy Butler. Read more »
Celtics Fail To Rebound Both Literally And Figuratively

by Andrew Perna

As fallible as they looked in Game 1, the optics were even worse for the Celtics in Game 2 with time to adjust to the advantages the Bulls exploited in the series opener. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Celtics Vs. Bulls Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

How the Celtics can combat Rajon Rondo's length versus Isaiah Thomas in the pick-and-roll and the Bulls finding good post ups for Jimmy Butler. Read more »