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Suspended Indefinitely: Eric Snow Sticks Around

by Colin McGowan

Apr 30, 2020 3:39 PM

It was hard to tell if Eric Snow's steadiness was real or invented. You are, especially in your work, as much what others believe about you as anything else. Read more »

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2019-20 Atlantic Division Season Preview

by Keith P Smith

Oct 21, 2019 11:35 AM

On the Celtics retooling with Kemba Walker, Brooklyn getting a pair of superstars, the Knicks' Plan B, Philadelphia supersizing their roster, and the Raptors keeping the title momentum going without Kawhi Leonard. Read more »

Tags: Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Sixers, Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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Thirty Histories: Philadelphia 76ers

by Colin McGowan

Sep 12, 2019 3:03 PM

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Jimmy Butler Gets To Do What He Wants In Miami

by Colin McGowan

Regardless of the mental machinations involved, South Beach Jimmy does seem a purer expression of Jimmy Butler's values. He wants to win, but he also wants status and credit and the ball. Read more »
2019 Eastern 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 »
Philadelphia 76ers: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Given the price they paid to acquire Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris, and how it pushed the 76ers away from "The Process" years and into contention, it's a good bet they'll do whatever they can to re-sign both players. Read more »
The NBA's Four Exceedingly Disparate Semifinals

by John Wilmes

The Bucks and Celtics finally playing serious basketball, the Kawhi Leonard avalanche, auditing Warriors-Rockets and the hardwood candy of Nuggets-Blazers. 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 »
For Joel Embiid, It May Be Now Or Never

by Micah Wimmer

Joel Embiid is both a throwback and a renunciation of present trends in basketball strategy. He also could be running a race against his own body. Read more »
Jimmy Butler Is About To Be Insufferable

by Jonny Auping

As self-promotional as Jimmy Butler's whole shtick may be, it's hard to doubt that he genuinely does enjoy humiliating basketball players for the crime of not being up for the challenge he presents them with. This will reach a new height on a playoff run with Philadelphia. Read more »
The 76ers' Charming Bravado

by Colin McGowan

Philadelphia's borderline delusional confidence is what makes them such a compelling team. Harris is a sweetheart, but Butler, Embiid, and Simmons are all brash and chippy and ornery. Read more »
Tobias Harris & Turning 'The Process' Into An Exciting Championship Contender In Philadelphia

by Colin McGowan

After drifting around the league for six-and-a-half seasons, Harris is finally being given a chance to show what he can do playing consequential basketball. Read more »
The Complicated Admiration Of Allen Iverson

by Colin McGowan

Allen Iverson emphasizes over and over again the importance of being yourself, which is literally the moral of every other Disney movie, but coming from him is more political argument than feel-good sentiment. Read more »
The Evolution Of NBA Star Jerks

by Micah Wimmer

Without intending to, Draymond Green and Jimmy Butler both show us how limited our patience today is for players acting like jerks, unlike in the Jordan/Kobe eras, how we now believe such behavior may be entertaining without being edifying. Read more »
Markelle Fultz Living Under Himself

by Colin McGowan

Markelle Fultz's troubles aren't really his fault- he's the plaything of the cosmos at the moment- but they aren't Brett Brown or Elton Brand's either. Read more »
Ben Simmons And Joel Embiid Have Expedited The Process

by Nick Zappulla

It's almost a guarantee that Embiid and Simmons' best years are ahead of them. What's not a guarantee is that those years will be spent together on the Sixers, or that they will acquire better players than they have now, in the future. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Joel Embiid

by Colin McGowan

The Joel Embiid Experience has always stunk of brand-building. He arrived extremely online and has stayed that way into his mid-20s. Of course he was going to weaponize it at some point. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Atlantic Division

by Keith P Smith

Breaking down the offseason moves from the Raptors, Celtics, 76ers, Knicks and Nets. 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 Eastern 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 Eastern Conference teams. Read more »