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League Pass Games Of The Week (Jan. 22-28)

by Danny Leroux

Jan 22, 2018 11:05 AM

A fun week of League Pass games features some intriguing non-conference matchups and potentially significant divisional contests, including Jusuf Nurkic's return to Denver in the Game of the Week. Read more »

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Cap Space Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Danny Leroux

Jan 18, 2018 11:35 AM

Typically, there is a group of teams that are in a financial situation where using the trade deadline to add salary for the next season is actually a very good idea. Read more »

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League Pass Games Of The Week (Jan. 15-21)

by Danny Leroux

Jan 15, 2018 11:44 AM

The Pacers make the list four times but the headlining game is clearly Raptors at Timberwolves on Saturday. Read more »

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The Unusual Challenge Of A Potential Spencer Dinwiddie Extension

by Danny Leroux

Spencer Dinwiddie's breakout has created one of the more intriguing contract negotiations in the league for a non-max player. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Jan. 8-14)

by Danny Leroux

One of the best League Pass weeks of the season so far has a nice mix of star power, well-matched opponents and games with potential implications down the road. Read more »
CBA Encyclopedia: Individual Maximum Salaries

by Danny Leroux

For the individual maximum, it is best to focus on when a player signs a new contract because that is when the restrictions affect players and teams. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Jan. 1-7)

by Danny Leroux

2018 starts with a strong League Pass slate, surprisingly anchored by the Eastern Conference. Most East teams make the list at least once, plus the Bucks and Raptors face off twice including the Game of the Week. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Dec. 26-31)

by Danny Leroux

The Timberwolves and Pacers both make the list three times but neither is in the Game of the Week because Bucks vs. Thunder has the potential to be an incredibly fun one. 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 »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Dec. 11-17)

by Danny Leroux

The NBA season is still taking shape but this is a nice time to take stock of different teams and players at varying levels of success. Victor Oladipo's big week earns the Pacers a few appearances on the list but the headliner is Cavs/Wizards on Sunday. Read more »
What The Nets Gave Up In The Okafor-Booker Trade

by Danny Leroux

Trevor Booker uniquely functions as a salary dump and a talent upgrade. That type of situation could have elicited a bigger return for the Nets at the deadline. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Dec. 4-Dec. 10)

by Danny Leroux

A month and a half into the season, we are getting a better sense of where teams are but also experiencing the buildup of injuries around the league. Some of the matchups this week will be fundamentally shifted by who returns. Read more »
CBA Encyclopedia: Over 38 Rule

by Danny Leroux

The Over 38 Rule focuses on a way teams could circumvent the NBA's soft cap structure with older players. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Nov. 28-Dec. 3)

by Danny Leroux

The NBA turns the calendar from November to December with a solid week of League Pass games. Read more »
How The Suns Waited Too Long To Trade Eric Bledsoe

by Danny Leroux

The Eric Bledsoe situation certainly appears to be a teachable moment about the importance of honesty in self-evaluation for front offices because failure to do so can lead to serious consequences. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Nov. 20-Nov. 27)

by Danny Leroux

There are some interesting East vs. West games, including Blazers/Wizards, Pistons/Thunder, Clippers/Knicks and Trail Blazers at 76ers, but the Game of the Week is Celtics at Heat. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Nov. 13-Nov. 19)

by Danny Leroux

The NBA season enters its second month and this League Pass week features a series of division matchups, including Nuggets/Blazers, Wizards/Heat, Pistons/Bucks and Rockets/Grizzlies, the Game of the Week. Read more »
Book Excerpt: How The Warriors Went From Black Sheep To Gold Standard

by Danny Leroux

The Warriors underwent massive changes entering the 14-15 season and it paid off with their first title in 40 years. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Nov. 6-Nov. 12)

by Danny Leroux

The first full week of November means something different in the new NBA calendar, as we have already seen about ten games from every team. Read more »
Rookie Scale Option Decisions

by Danny Leroux

On the difficult Rookie Scale decisions facing several teams on players such as Jahlil Okafor, Mario Hezonja, Kevon Looney, Bobby Portis, Cameron Payne and more. Read more »