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

by Christopher Reina

Apr 12, 2018 7:51 PM

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »

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Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Mar 12, 2018 7:39 PM

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 »

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Western Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

Feb 6, 2018 12:42 PM

The Jazz, Clippers, Nuggets and Thunder to be the most active teams at the deadline in the West. Read more »

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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 »
Milos Teodosic's Surprising Impact On The Clippers' Defense

by Brett Koremenos

We expected Milos Teodosic to supercharge the Clippers' offense, but the twist is that their defense is seeing the most benefit from his presence. Read more »
Out Of Time With Lou Williams

by Colin McGowan

The scoring bench guard, eternal Sixth Man of the Year candidate, is out of vogue. But here's Lou Williams having a career year. 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 »
Pacific Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

On how the Lakers, Warriors, Clippers, Suns and Kings attacked the offseason. Read more »
Season Questions: Can The Clippers And Jazz Survive The Loss Of Their Star Players?

by Brett Koremenos

It's hard to see either the Clippers or Jazz dropping out of playoff contention entirely. Considering the losses of Chris Paul and Gordon Hayward, that in itself is something of a moral victory. Read more »
Clippers Setting Sail Towards New Territory

by Nick Zappulla

The Clippers begin anew as one of the NBA's more interesting imperfect storylines. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Los Angeles Clippers

by Colin McGowan

It's understandable that the Clippers, given their dismal institutional history and their little brother relationship with the Lakers, would cling to success, not take winning seasons for granted, and do everything possible to remain competitive. 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: Clippers Hand Over Franchise To Blake Griffin With $173M Contract

by Christopher Reina

The Clippers always felt like they were one player away during the Lob City era, but now they are in for a minor reset going all-in with Blake Griffin and a restructured supporting cast. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Rockets Trade For Chris Paul

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors still appear to be an immovable, unbreakable force, but the Rockets have taken their high variance three-pointers and layup strategy and plunked Chris Paul down right in the middle of it. Read more »
There's Nowhere For Chris Paul To Go

by Colin McGowan

The very best athletes can let us down while also playing all the way up to their lofty standards. The opportunity doesn't exist, but if Chris Paul could make the same kind of choice Kevin Durant did last summer, would he? Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Los Angeles Clippers

by Keith P Smith

The Clippers are in a situation where they'll have to embrace a full rebuild if either Chris Paul or Blake Griffin decide to leave. Read more »
Some Fundamental, Putrid Clippers-ness Always Arrived

by Colin McGowan

A team that's so talented and capable of producing basketball that's both aesthetically heady and nerd-pleasingly efficient shouldn't be defined by what's depressing about them, but at the conclusion of each successive season, the Clippers bow out as an ever-deepening bummer. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Clippers Vs. Jazz Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

How Utah can produce offense whenever Jamal Crawford is on the floor and how the Clippers will keep track of the way the Jazz use misdirections. Read more »
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 »