Keith P Smith - Basketball Analysis

The NBA Week That Was (Dec. 4-10)

by Keith P Smith

Dec 11, 2017 1:44 PM

On Victor Oladipo and Indiana's huge week, Devin Booker's 46 points against Philadelphia and more. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: 76ers Trade Jahlil Okafor To Nets In Win-Win Move

by Keith P Smith

Dec 8, 2017 11:44 AM

The 76ers are past 'The Process' stage of their timeline, while the Nets continue to creatively acquire reclamation projects. Read more »

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The NBA Week That Was (Nov. 27-Dec. 3)

by Keith P Smith

Dec 4, 2017 12:57 PM

On Utah's turnaround, another outstanding week for James Harden, Andre Drummond's big game at Boston, how teams are using the G League and more. Read more »

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The Week That Was (Nov. 20-Nov. 26)

by Keith P Smith

On the Cavs' surge, Kyrie Irving's big week, Miami ending Boston's win streak and more. Read more »
The Week That Was (Nov. 13-Nov. 20)

by Keith P Smith

On the Celtics continuing to win, LeBron James continuing to carry the Cavs, Joel Embiid's big week and Robert Covington's extension. Read more »
The Week That Was (Nov. 6-Nov. 12)

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On the Warriors' streak, James Harden's stellar play, Nikola Jokic's big game against Brooklyn, Boston's win over Charlotte and more. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe To Milwaukee

by Keith P Smith

The Bucks dealt from a position of strength to improve a position of weakness, protected their picks in a smart way, and got a good player who is under contract for an additional year. Read more »
The Week That Was (Oct. 30-Nov. 5)

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On the Celtics, Ben Simmons, LeBron versus the Wizards, Mike James' two-way contract clock and more. Read more »
Are The Magic For Real?

by Keith P Smith

For too long the Magic weren't only bad, they were forgettable. Here's how they've turned it around. Read more »
The Week That Was (Oct. 22-Oct. 28)

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On the Celtics, DeMarcus Cousins, Aaron Gordon and more. Read more »
The Week That Was (Oct. 17-Oct. 21)

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On the Rockets going 3-0, Giannis Antetokounmpo looking like the early MVP favorite, Nikola Vuecvic's strong start and more. Read more »
Reasons To Watch All 30 NBA Teams In 17-18

by Keith P Smith

Despite the likelihood of the Warriors/Cavs in The Finals for the fourth straight season, several teams are going for it and want to be in the mix. That makes the entire regular season worth it. Read more »
Pacific Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

On how the Lakers, Warriors, Clippers, Suns and Kings attacked the offseason. Read more »
Central Division Offseason Review

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The Central Division saw Kyrie Irving, Paul George and Jimmy Butler exit over the offseason. Read more »
Southwest Division Offseason Review

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The Rockets had the most active offseason of the Southwest Division as the Spurs, Pelicans, Grizzlies and Mavericks made more minor moves. Read more »
Northwest Division Offseason Review

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Breaking down the offseasons of the Thunder, Jazz, Wolves, Blazers and Nuggets. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Thunder Acquire Carmelo Anthony

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The only way a team can hope to beat Golden State is by reasonably matching their versatility. Before this trade, the Thunder couldn't do that. Maybe they can now Read more »
Atlantic Division Offseason Review

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Breaking down the short-term and long-term grades for the offseason moves of the Celtics, Knicks, Nets, 76ers and Raptors. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

The Pacers, Bulls, Lakers and Mavericks have the most projected cap space for the 2018 offseason. Read more »
Notes On The Prospects From 2017 Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With a loaded 2017 draft class, NBA Summer Leagues received record levels of television ratings and attendance. Here are notes on 2017 Lottery picks, other standout players from the class and a few key veterans. Read more »