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2018 Western Conference Summer League Notes

by Keith P Smith

Aug 3, 2018 4:50 PM

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

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

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Golden State's Gravity Even Now Hitting The NBA Offseason

by Colin McGowan

Jul 5, 2018 7:02 PM

No LeBron-led superteam has (yet) been built to stop them. Paul George has committed to a franchise that can't touch them. They eve have Boogie now, in top form or otherwise. Read more »

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

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Leroux's 2018 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Jun 22, 2018 12:51 AM

On how all 30 teams fared in the 2018 NBA Draft. Read more »

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The Warriors Are Not Normal

by John Wilmes

Imagine the 72-win Bulls replacing Luc Longley with Shaquille O'Neal. Kevin Durant and the Warriors have shown a path toward a title that is wholly new in its elision of competitive resistance. Read more »
Golden State's Broad Margin For Error

by Colin McGowan

It's possible many non-partisans no longer feel much of anything at all about the Warriors. You eat the same dinner enough evenings in a row and your taste for it deadens. 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 »
Blowout Fatigue In The Conference Finals

by Colin McGowan

These Conference Finals have been, while not wholly uncompetitive in a macro sense, dull on a game-by-game basis. It would be nice if they stopped, one at a time, trading impressive efforts, and played well simultaneously. Read more »
Draymond Versus Rondo, Battling Scientists And Warlords

by Alex Siquig

Rondo is a floor general relic of a bygone era, while Draymond is a singular tweener monster not likely to ever be duplicated, but the cosmic similarities between these two seem obvious. Read more »
Rumble Or Don't, Just Stop Bothering The Rest Of Us

by Colin McGowan

There are many places on this earth you can visit if you're interested in seeing guys posture and yap. There are exceedingly few human beings who can do what Draymond Green does on a basketball court, or what Charles Barkley used to be able to do. Read more »
Hating The Warriors

by John Wilmes

The Warriors have become the thing they had to fight against, but they have morphed into it in such spectacularly earth-burning fashion that their arc creates a sentiment that transcends the usual jadedness that all upstarts-become-destroyers inspire. Read more »
Finding The Perfect Role Guys For The Playoffs

by Brett Koremenos

On how the integration of Luc Mbah a Moute, Quinn Cook, Greg Monroe, Jeff Green and Jonas Jerebko will be key for their team's playoff chances. 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 »
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 »
The Present That LeBron Can Control (And The Future He Can't)

by Jonny Auping

LeBron James came back to Cleveland and pictured a world where life would be good, and basketball would be fun. But those plans were made before the Warriors' dynasty Read more »
The Houston Rockets And The Righteousness of Vengeance

by Alex Siquig

The Rockets really do feel as close to perfect as a Moreyball team has ever been and possibly can ever be. And yet it's still all prologue. 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 »
Book Excerpt: How The Warriors Went From Black Sheep To Gold Standard

by Danny Leroux

The Warriors underwent massive changes entering the 14-15 season and it paid off with their first title in 40 years. Read more »
Observations & Overreactions: Rockets Vs. Warriors

by Brett Koremenos

On Houston's excellent bench, Nick Young's early 6th Man award candidacy, Golden State's young rotation players, and how these two teams will evolve basketball. Read more »
Season Questions: Can Anyone Actually Beat The Warriors?

by Brett Koremenos

While the Warriors appear inevitable, the Spurs, Rockets and Cavaliers are the three teams who may have a chance of beating them in a playoff series. Read more »