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2018 NBA Offseason Review: Northwest Division

by Keith P Smith

Oct 15, 2018 4:51 PM

On the offseason moves by the Nuggets, Wolves, Thunder, Blazers and Jazz. Read more »

Tags: Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

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Thirty Futures: C.J. McCollum

by Colin McGowan

Oct 12, 2018 5:42 PM

It's tough being The Other Guy: the piece that doesn't exactly fit, the one who's trying and failing to fill a role they didn't sign up for. Read more »

Tags: C.J. McCollum, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA

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The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Aug 26, 2018 12:18 PM

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 »

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 Clippers, 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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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 »
When Reality Bests Perceptions In The Modern NBA

by Spencer Lund

Al-Farouq Aminu is a case study for this phenomenon in which his shooting is way better than how defenses challenge him. 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 »
NBA's Cap Crunch Exposes Flaws In GM Thinking

by Brett Koremenos

The 2016 and 2017 offseasons have exposed how NBA teams too frequently overvalue middling production. 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 »
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 »
In-Season Cap Cutting Trades For 17-18

by Danny Leroux

The best bet for in-season trades has been franchises that are narrowly over the luxury tax line because moving under creates three benefits. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Portland Trail Blazers

by Colin McGowan

The thing about Dame Lillard that makes him as great as he is now and as great as he's going to be in three or four years is that he's not going to let himself down. Read more »
Northwest Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

Breaking down the offseasons of the Thunder, Jazz, Wolves, Blazers and Nuggets. Read more »
Carmelo Anthony's Third Act

by Colin McGowan

The way we think now, Carmelo Anthony is a remarkable talent whose best years were squandered primarily on unremarkable teams. But turn that logic over in your head and let it settle into a fresh orientation: is beauty, rare as it is, ever really wasted? Read more »
2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

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 »
Blazers Could Already Be Done With Offseason

by Erik Garcia Gundersen

Portland's two picks in the frontcourt indicate a new direction as well as a little insurance, with Ed Davis (unrestricted) and Noah Vonleh (restricted) entering contract seasons amid their well documented cap issues. Read more »
2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Portland Trail Blazers

by Keith P Smith

Damian Lillard is a star and CJ McCollum is on his way, but the rest of the Blazers' roster is limited to high-performing role players, which makes their cap situation all the more problematic. Read more »
How The Blazers Turned Damian Lillard And CJ McCollum Into Clones Of Each Other

by Erik Garcia Gundersen

Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum have so many surface similarities, but it's the differences between that have served as a road map for ways each can improve. Read more »