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2018 NBA Offseason Review: Central Division

by Keith P Smith

Oct 7, 2018 10:25 PM

The biggest moves of the offseason in the Central Division could be the additions of Mike Budenholzer and Dwane Casey. Read more »

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

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Thirty Futures: Blake Griffin

by Colin McGowan

Sep 11, 2018 5:41 PM

Blake Griffin was a trebuchet full of barbells; he was a cast iron space shuttle. He ran through whoever didn't run away from him. Read more »

Tags: Blake Griffin, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

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The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Aug 26, 2018 12:18 PM

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 »

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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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 »
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 »
Post All-Star Break Watch List: Eastern Conference

by Brett Koremenos

On why Blake Griffin, Tomas Satoransky, Bam Adebayo and Joe Prunty will be important to watch. 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 »
The Gift Of The Blake Griffin Trade

by Colin McGowan

These are two teams shaking things up if not only for the sake of it, then certainly for no great purpose. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Pistons Gamble Big On Blake Griffin

by Keith P Smith

The middle is the worst place you can be in the NBA. By clearing the decks and pursuing a max free agent, the Clippers could end up more relevant than they’ve ever been. Read more »
The Mystifying Avery Bradley

by Brett Koremenos

There are certainly roles Avery Bradley fits into in which he's extremely helpful, but those aren't quite the plug and play type ones his reputation suggests. 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 »
Reggie Jackson's Trolling In An NBA Of Long-Tailed Narratives

by Colin McGowan

While broad narratives provide stakes and context, we watch sports for the visceral pleasure of watching people perform difficult tasks with improbable skill and bracing invention. Read more »
Andre Drummond Against Extinction

by Colin McGowan

Andre Drummond was drafted into a much different NBA than the one he currently inhabits. It's to his credit that he's continuing to add to his game by demonstrating precisely what scouts were worried he lacked. Read more »
The Flaw In The Pistons' Mega-Scouting Approach

by Miles Wray

The Pistons have scouted well with their unprecedentedly deep department, but their consistent overpays doesn't allow them to net any surplus value. 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 »
Season Questions: Which Players Coming Off Injuries Have The Most Intrigue?

by Brett Koremenos

On the questions facing Ben Simmons, Reggie Jackson, Chandler Parsons and Rudy Gay. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Detroit Pistons

by Colin McGowan

It would seem more productive for everyone involved if a coach were a little too comfortable in his job rather than killing himself and the team's future trying to do two of them at once. Read more »