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Everything In The NBA Is Optimized Even When Nothing's Happening At All

by Colin McGowan

Dec 22, 2019 11:48 PM

Everybody involved in Andre Iguodala's suspended animation season is acting rationally and reasonably, but there a depressing valence to this. Read more »

Tags: Andre Iguodala, Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA

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It's Been A Pleasure Getting To Know Pau Gasol

by Colin McGowan

Nov 21, 2019 4:41 PM

When Pau Gasol joined the Lakers, their fans were naturally thrilled, but in the long run, his move to L.A. did something for everybody who follows the NBA. Read more »

Tags: Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA

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2019-20 Southwest Division Preview

by Keith P Smith

Oct 23, 2019 12:25 PM

On the Grizzlies' exciting rebuild, Houston's big gamble on Russell Westbrook, Dallas seeing what they have in Doncic and Porzingis, the Pelicans in Year 1 of the Zion era, and the Spurs doing very little but outperforming expectations yet again. Read more »

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans, San Antonio Spurs, NBA

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Ja Morant Enters NBA As Both Underdog And Favorite

by Micah Wimmer

Ja Morant was picked No. 2 overall in 2019, but not so long ago was accidentally found by a mid-major program. What might that mean for his NBA career? Read more »
Thirty Histories: Memphis Grizzlies

by Colin McGowan

Hubie Brown continues to have the requisite spirit to call thirty-odd contests per year. Nobody explains the game- nobody so clearly relishes explaining the game- like he does. Read more »
2019 Western Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
Memphis Grizzlies: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Grizzlies officially begun their rebuild by trading Marc Gasol. It is expected to get fully going this offseason with a Mike Conley deal. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space for All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Knicks, Clippers, Hawks, Kings and Lakers project to have the most cap space this offseason. Read more »
Marc Gasol And The Grizzlies Have Rediscovered Their Purpose

by Colin McGowan

Here is maybe the simplest way of putting it: the Grizz want to feel, on a nightly basis, like they've done their job. That's what Marc Gasol was missing last season, why he cut such a bereft figure. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Southwest Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Mavericks, Rockets, Spurs, Grizzlies and Pelicans. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Mike Conley

by Colin McGowan

Mike Conley has been known as Greg Oden's Buckeye running mate, a mild disappointment, an underrated star, and finally himself: steady and serene, with magnificent hair. Except he wasn't around last season. 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 »
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 »
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 Unavoidable Start From Scratch Option For Memphis

by Keith P Smith

Trading Marc Gasol and Mike Conley for assets and to clear up the cap, along with a high pick this year, would set Memphis on the quickest course to building a contender. 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 »