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The Complicated Admiration Of Allen Iverson

by Colin McGowan

Dec 6, 2018 3:56 PM

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 »

Tags: Allen Iverson, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA

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The Evolution Of NBA Star Jerks

by Micah Wimmer

Nov 29, 2018 3:50 PM

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 »

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA

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Markelle Fultz Living Under Himself

by Colin McGowan

Nov 28, 2018 2:27 PM

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 »

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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 »
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 »
Eric jr Vs. The Blog Boys: The Great Leveling Force Of NBA Twitter

by John Wilmes

It's as if Bryan Colangelo and all the Eric jrs out there, whether he pretends to be one amidst their millions or not, are chasing more similar ghosts than one might suspect. Read more »
Reframing How The Season Ended For The 76ers

by Andrew Perna

What would have been a major step forward for The Process just a few months ago now leaves them feeling empty. Read more »
Present Versus Future In The Eastern Conference

by Jonny Auping

While the Raptors are trying to finally get past LeBron, the other side of the East features a pair of teams expected to dominate it for the next decade. 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 »
The First Day Of The Rest Of Markelle Fultz's Life

by Colin McGowan

Markelle Fultz received the sweet yet mortifying Worst Kid On The Little League Team treatment from an arena full of Sixers fans who nine months ago thought he was going to turn their franchise into OKC Mk. II. 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 »
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 »
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 »
Joel Embiid's Punk Rock Ascendancy

by John Wilmes

A student of both the game and the fame that comes with it, Joel Embiid is not interested in prolonging traditions of generational deference, but breaking them. Read more »
What The Nets Gave Up In The Okafor-Booker Trade

by Danny Leroux

Trevor Booker uniquely functions as a salary dump and a talent upgrade. That type of situation could have elicited a bigger return for the Nets at the deadline. Read more »