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Reasons To Watch All 30 NBA Teams In 17-18

by Keith P Smith

Oct 17, 2017 4:51 PM

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 »

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Pacific Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

Oct 16, 2017 10:54 PM

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

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, NBA

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Central Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

Oct 14, 2017 11:13 PM

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

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

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Southwest Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

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

by Keith P Smith

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

by Keith P Smith

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

by Keith P Smith

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 »
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 »
The Maximum Available 2017 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams (Version 7.0)

by Keith P Smith

The Kings, 76ers, Heat, Nets, Wolves and Bulls have the most projected cap space as free agency begins. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Boston Celtics

by Keith P Smith

The Celtics hope to sign one, if not two, superstars this offseason. If they don't, they still have all those assets. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: San Antonio Spurs

by Keith P Smith

The Spurs have one of the NBA's very best players to build around in Kawhi Leonard and a track record of 40 plus years of excellence. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Washington Wizards

by Keith P Smith

Drafting, developing and retaining your own players is the preferred method of team building, but it can get pricey as the Wizards are realizing this offseason with their Otto Porter decision. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Utah Jazz

by Keith P Smith

The Jazz will go in one of two almost entirely different directions depending on what Gordon Hayward decides in free agency. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Houston Rockets

by Keith P Smith

Even if the Rockets don't get Chris Paul or Paul George, you can bet Daryl Morey will continue to tinker with the roster throughout the summer and all the way up to the trade deadline. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2017 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 6.0

by Keith P Smith

Teams will have even less cap space now that the 17-18 salary cap has been reduced to $99 million. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Toronto Raptors

by Keith P Smith

The Raptors have two starters and two of their top reserves becoming free agents. Without viable backups ready to step in behind them, that puts added pressure on Masai Ujiri to retain each player. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Los Angeles Clippers

by Keith P Smith

The Clippers are in a situation where they'll have to embrace a full rebuild if either Chris Paul or Blake Griffin decide to leave. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Chicago Bulls

by Keith P Smith

The Bulls are stuck between inadequately building around Jimmy Butler and trading him away for a full fledged rebuild. Read more »