Keith P Smith - Basketball Analysis

Miami Heat: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

With few free agents and only Ryan Anderson as a real roster decision, it could be a quiet start to the offseason for the Heat. Read more »
Sacramento Kings: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

This summer is about taking the next step by adding more talent around the young core, especially if they can find a backup combo guard. Read more »
Washington Wizards: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

With John Wall out and Bradley Beal playing at nearly an All-NBA level, the Wizards are too good to tank but not good enough to be a real contender. This offseason is about hiring the right GM and beginning to put a long-term plan in place. Read more »
Los Angeles Lakers: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

There are multiple paths available to the Lakers this offseason, all of them involve a quick turnaround to maximize the presence of LeBron Jame. Read more »
Minnesota Timberwolves: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Wolves now have a new front office lead, but this offseason will likely be more of a subtle reset than significant overhaul. Read more »
Atlanta Hawks: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Building through the draft is usually an exercise in compiling as much talent as possible and letting things sort themselves out over time. For the Hawks, they have been doing this while also assemblings players who complement each other. Read more »
Dallas Mavericks: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

This offseason is about retaining Kristaps Porzingis on as team-friendly a contract as possible, and then filling out the roster with depth. Read more »
New Orleans Pelicans: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

This offseason is all about finding the right Anthony Davis (and possibly Jrue Holiday trade) to immediately begin building around Zion Williamson. Read more »
Memphis Grizzlies: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Grizzlies officially begun their rebuild by trading Marc Gasol. It is expected to get fully going this offseason with a Mike Conley deal. Read more »
Chicago Bulls: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

This offseason is about adding the right players to the mix and pushing the rebuild forward. If the Bulls do that, they might snap this mini-playoff drought quicker than most expect. Read more »
Cleveland Cavaliers: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Beyond their high draft pick, this offseason for the Cavaliers is expected to be about course correction and trading the contract of J.R. Smith. Read more »
New York Knicks: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

With the best odds to land Zion Williamson and the most cap space in the NBA with Kevin Durant strongly linked, this is a historically fascinating offseason for the Knicks. Read more »
Phoenix Suns: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

This will be another rebuilding offseason for the Suns. The best hope is to add a point guard of the future to pair with Devin Booker, and let the young core grow together. 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 »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

The NBA's salary cap is projected to jump from just under $102 million for the 18-19 season to $109 million for the 19-20 season. Read more »
Reasons To Watch All 30 NBA Teams, 18-19 Edition

by Keith P Smith

Beyond the top teams, the NBA is full of interesting stories and, just importantly, reasons to watch each team. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Northwest Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Nuggets, Wolves, Thunder, Blazers and Jazz. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Southeast Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Hawks, Wizards, Magic, Heat and Hornets. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Southwest Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Mavericks, Rockets, Spurs, Grizzlies and Pelicans. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Central Division

by Keith P Smith

The biggest moves of the offseason in the Central Division could be the additions of Mike Budenholzer and Dwane Casey. Read more »