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2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Jul 18, 2017 1:19 PM

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 »

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Grading The Deal: J.J. Redick Joins The Process On One-Year, $23M Contract

by Christopher Reina

Jul 1, 2017 4:51 PM

J.J. Redick will help the 76ers spread the floor for Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz while providing a veteran presence in the locker room. Read more »

Tags: J.J. Redick, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA

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Grading The Deal: 76ers Acquire No. 1 Overall Pick From Celtics

by Christopher Reina

Jun 17, 2017 10:26 PM

If there's any two teams most likely to meet in multiple Eastern Conference Finals over the next decade, it's the Celtics and 76ers, and that potential rivalry becomes intertwined with the biggest draft week trade since the early nineties. Read more »

Tags: Boston Celtics, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA

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2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

by Keith P Smith

The process is now ready to pay back that trust by delivering results in a big way. Bryan Colangelo will have many options available to him via the draft, trades and the most cap space in the NBA. 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 »
Prospect Report: Markelle Fultz Of Washington

by Rafael Uehara

Markelle Fultz will give his team's general manager some flexibility for how to build a team around him. Here's how he would fit in with the Lakers, Celtics, 76ers and Suns. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2017 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 4.0

by Keith P Smith

With the NBA Trade Deadline behind us and rosters locked in for the most part, it is time for an updated look at what all 30 teams cap space picture looks likes for the summer of 2017. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Mavs Steal Nerlens Noel From 76ers

by Keith P Smith

The Mavericks acquired their center of both the present and future for spare parts. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Hawks Trade For Ersan Ilyasova

by Keith P Smith

The Hawks had one hole in their rotation and that was for another big off the bench and they found one in Ersan Ilyasova without giving up anything significant. Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

While the Knicks, Bulls, Hawks and Heat could be either buyers or sellers, there are a number of teams in the East that will be aggressive at the deadline. Read more »
Nets, 76ers & The Rebuilding Roads Less Traveled

by Keith P Smith

While Bryan Colangelo inherited a rebuilding franchise with a loaded asset base, Sean Marks and the Nets are a case study in how to rebuild when you have next to nothing. Read more »
2016 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors and Cavaliers remain atop our year-end rankings but there's considerable change behind them, most notably the Raptors, Bucks and 76ers. Read more »
Five Question Season Preview: Atlantic Division

by Brett Koremenos

On Al Horford's impact on an already good Boston defense, how the Knicks can move away from the Triangle, whether the Nets should keep Brook Lopez, how Toronto will replace Bismack Biyombo and Brett Brown's Spurs-style offense with Philadelphia. Read more »
Why Nerlens Noel Was The Biggest Victim Of The Process

by Jonny Auping

The results of those losing seasons are a crop of promising young players drafted to replace Nerlens Noel, who has never been given a real platform or environment to be utilized. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Philadelphia 76ers

by Colin McGowan

Half-ironic folk hero Sam Hinkie got one thing right. He seemed, for a little while, like he might be able to control what's beyond control. He sold Philadelphia an absurd promise, which is what they asked for. Read more »
Revisiting The Top-5 Of The 2015 NBA Draft

by Rafael Uehara

A lot has changed for Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell, Jahlil Okafor, Kristaps Porzingis and Mario Hezonja since they were drafted just over a year ago. Read more »
2016 NBA Offseason Review: Atlantic Division

by Keith P Smith

On the Raptors and Celtics trying to take the next step as playoff contenders, the Knicks working on building around Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis, while the 76ers and Nets look long-term. Read more »
Fixing Ben Simmons' Shooting Issues

by Dave DuFour

Ben Simmons may be shooting with the wrong hand, but even if he's not, he can develop his shot similarly to Blake Griffin to operate effectively around the elbows. Read more »
Ben Simmons As Present And Future Point Guard Of The 76ers

by Daniel Friedberg

One thing was demonstrably evident throughout Summer League, Ben Simmons' passing is a transcendent skill. To maximize this otherworldly ability, it is essential that he be the primary initiator on offense. Read more »
With Monumental Disappointment In Sight, Celtics Sign Al Horford To Keep Big Dreams Alive

by Andrew Perna

From the early moments of the 2013 offseason until this spring three years later, there were stark parallels between the 76ers and Celtics despite vastly different on-court results. It finally changed with Boston signing Al Horford. Read more »