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How Dirk Will Fit Onto A Mavs' Team That Now Belongs To Luka

by Matthew Tynan

Dec 9, 2018 3:39 PM

The Mavericks have always been innovative when it comes to Dirk Nowitzki. Read more »

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Luka Doncic's Earned Confidence

by Jonny Auping

Nov 26, 2018 12:56 PM

Luka Doncic's games haven't been statements or declarations of fact. They've just been reality playing itself out. He plays like he's exactly as good as he knows he is. Read more »

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Thirty Futures: Luka Doncic

by Colin McGowan

Oct 16, 2018 12:05 PM

What's being praised and proclaimed about Luka Doncic sounds a lot like what was previously said about Andrew Wiggins or Anthony Davis or Kwame Brown. Read more »

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2018 NBA Offseason Review: Southwest Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Mavericks, Rockets, Spurs, Grizzlies and Pelicans. 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 »
The NBA's Coaching Renaissance

by Katie Heindl

What the NBA advocates for off the court matters just as much as what they're enforcing on it, and changing coaching styles contributes to accelerating the overall progression of the league in real time, literally on the clock. Read more »
2018 Western 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 Western 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 »
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 »
The Ground Floor With Dennis Smith Jr.

by Colin McGowan

Dennis Smith's rookie year stands out for how typical it is- considerable promise, encouraging developments, lots of tightening and polishing to be done- against the spectacular seasons Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell are having. 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 »
Grading The Deal: Knicks, Nuggets, Mavericks Each Win With Three-Way Trade

by Keith P Smith

Emmanuel Mudiay, Devin Harris and Doug McDermott are each better fits with their new teams. Read more »
Western Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

The Jazz, Clippers, Nuggets and Thunder to be the most active teams at the deadline in the West. 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 »
Southwest Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

The Rockets had the most active offseason of the Southwest Division as the Spurs, Pelicans, Grizzlies and Mavericks made more minor moves. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Dallas Mavericks

by Colin McGowan

There's an admirably grateful, matter-of-fact love of the game at work there, a sense that of course Dirk Nowitzki is going to play if he's physically able. Read more »
Harrison Barnes Isn't Reliably Boring, He's Boringly Reliable

by Jonny Auping

In general terms, Harrison Barnes is a high floor/low ceiling player, and naturally, that's a relatively boring thing to be. 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 »
2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Dallas Mavericks

by Keith P Smith

Because Mark Cuban won't fully rebuild until Dirk Nowitzki retires, it puts the Mavericks in a tricky spot. They want to be competitive, but can't hamstring the roster long-term. Read more »