Keith P Smith - Basketball Analysis

NBA League Pass Games Of The Week (11/4-11/10)

by Keith P Smith

Joel Embiid and the 76ers make multiple appearances on our list this week. Read more »
2019-20 Southwest Division Preview

by Keith P Smith

On the Grizzlies' exciting rebuild, Houston's big gamble on Russell Westbrook, Dallas seeing what they have in Doncic and Porzingis, the Pelicans in Year 1 of the Zion era, and the Spurs doing very little but outperforming expectations yet again. Read more »
2019-20 Pacific Division Season Preview

by Keith P Smith

While the Lakers and Clippers became title contenders with their big additions, the Warriors are attempting to reload on the fly, Sacramento hopes to return to the playoffs, and the Suns look to get out of the cellar. Read more »
2019-20 Atlantic Division Season Preview

by Keith P Smith

On the Celtics retooling with Kemba Walker, Brooklyn getting a pair of superstars, the Knicks' Plan B, Philadelphia supersizing their roster, and the Raptors keeping the title momentum going without Kawhi Leonard. Read more »
2019-20 Northwest Division Season Preview

by Keith P Smith

While the Nuggets, Jazz and Blazers all try to climb to the elusive level of true contender, the Thunder begin their rebuild and the Wolves try to rebound from a lost season. Read more »
2019 Western Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
2019 Eastern Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
Toronto Raptors: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Raptors' summer isn't really all that complex. If Kawhi Leonard returns, they will contend for another title. If Leonard leaves, they'll start to pivot towards youth and building for the future. Read more »
Golden State Warriors: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

While adding depth is important, Kevin Durant's situation is what will drive the Warriors approach to the roster for years to come, and ultimately their ability to get back to being a Finals contender. Read more »
Milwaukee Bucks: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The best way to keep Giannis Antetokounmpo with the Bucks is to repeat last year's success. And the best way to do that is to keep the band together as much as possible. Read more »
Portland Trail Blazers: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Blazers have the second-most returning players on guaranteed contracts of any team in the NBA with 10. That group includes four of five starters, but only one of the team's main reserves. Read more »
Philadelphia 76ers: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Given the price they paid to acquire Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris, and how it pushed the 76ers away from "The Process" years and into contention, it's a good bet they'll do whatever they can to re-sign both players. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams (Eve Of Offseason Edition)

by Keith P Smith

This summer features the perfect combination of superstar talent and available cap space to reset the NBA in a major way. It's going to be a fast and furious summer. Read more »
Denver Nuggets: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

It should be a quiet summer for Denver outside the Paul Millsap decision. Read more »
Houston Rockets: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Daryl Morey promised changes this summer, but it's a little hard to see where those changes are going to come from. Read more »
Boston Celtics: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

As much as last offseason saw limited change for the Celtics roster, this summer promises to be the exact opposite. Read more »
San Antonio Spurs: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

This will likely be a transitional offseason for the Spurs in which they improve around the margins and assemble a roster that reaches the playoffs for a 23rd consecutive season. Read more »
Utah Jazz: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Utah has a starting five that is good enough to contend in the Western Conference, but they need to depth to support that. Read more »
Los Angeles Clippers: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Clippers' offseason will start with chasing stars, but there is optionality available to them. Read more »
Oklahoma City Thunder: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Thunder will likely be very limited in what they can accomplish this offseason. Their best bets for 2020 are better health and a suddenly wide-open West. Read more »