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2018 Eastern Conference Summer League Notes

by Keith P Smith

Jul 26, 2018 10:37 AM

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

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Sixers, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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Jabari Parker Returns Home For Redemption

by Colin McGowan

Jul 17, 2018 10:05 PM

Hardly anything up to this point in his NBA career has been Jabari Parker's fault. He was a ballyhooed second overall pick because he was awesome in college, and he hasn't panned out because his left knee hasn't held up its end of the bargain. Read more »

Tags: Jabari Parker, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, 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 »

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 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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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 »
The Intrinsic Limitations Of The Becky Hammon 'Skipped The Line' Discussion

by Spencer Lund

Becky Hammon being asked to interview for a head coaching job can be considered meaningful progress while we also acknowledge the explicit need for more head coaches of color in the NBA. Read more »
What That Game 7 Might Mean For Giannis In The Future

by Andrew Perna

The Bucks will be focused on building around Giannis Antetokounmpo this offseason, but individually the Game 7 might have more impact going forward than you might think. Read more »
Creating Space For Giannis

by Andrew Perna

The need for space in the halfcourt around Giannis Antetokounmpo has been magnified during the first two games of the playoffs. 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 »
Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon, Jabari Parker Are Adding Layers To The Power Forward Position

by Jonny Auping

This trio from the 2014 draft class came into the league as the evolution of that position, until Draymond Green and the Warriors interrupted that evolution. 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 10 Most Tradable NBA Contracts Of 2018

by Keith P Smith

Despite the no max contract criteria, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Joel Embiid headline this year's list. Read more »
The Surprising Failure Of Jason Kidd

by Colin McGowan

The most dispiriting aspect of Jason Kidd's foundering coaching career is the reminder that certain gifts die with the people who possess them. 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 »
How The Suns Waited Too Long To Trade Eric Bledsoe

by Danny Leroux

The Eric Bledsoe situation certainly appears to be a teachable moment about the importance of honesty in self-evaluation for front offices because failure to do so can lead to serious consequences. Read more »
The Vision: A Thoughtful Rotation (On The Bledsoe Trade, Part 3)

by Brett Koremenos

We've identified three key ideas that Jason Kidd should consider in order to get the most out of Eric Bledsoe. Read more »
Bucks' Defense: Seeing The Forest For The Trees (On The Bledsoe Trade, Part 2)

by Brett Koremenos

When zooming back to the big picture, the Bucks' fastest route to the top of the East is by making a marked improvement to a defense that's been problematic for much longer than just the early part of this season. Read more »
The Enigma: A Deep Dive (On The Bledsoe Trade, Part 1)

by Brett Koremenos

After looking a bit more under the hood on what Eric Bledsoe's game brings, it makes it easier to really assess what this means for the Bucks going forward. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe To Milwaukee

by Keith P Smith

The Bucks dealt from a position of strength to improve a position of weakness, protected their picks in a smart way, and got a good player who is under contract for an additional year. Read more »