Basketball Articles

League Pass Games Of The Week (Nov. 13-Nov. 19)

by Danny Leroux

Nov 13, 2017 4:12 PM

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 »

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Book Excerpt: How The Warriors Went From Black Sheep To Gold Standard

by Danny Leroux

Nov 8, 2017 10:38 AM

The Warriors underwent massive changes entering the 14-15 season and it paid off with their first title in 40 years. Read more »

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League Pass Games Of The Week (Nov. 6-Nov. 12)

by Danny Leroux

Nov 6, 2017 1:40 PM

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 »

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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 »
League Pass Game Of The Week (Oct. 30-Nov. 5)

by Danny Leroux

An unusual week of League Pass games because a vast majority of the best contests feature a small number of teams. Read more »
CBA Encyclopedia: Rookie Scale Contracts

by Danny Leroux

The first two seasons are fully guaranteed at a scale based on draft sloat and the final two seasons are team options. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week (Oct. 23-Oct. 29)

by Danny Leroux

Return games help lead the Week 2 slate as both Paul George and Paul Millsap face their former teams along with multiple Giannis games. Read more »
League Pass Game Of The Week (Oct. 18-Oct. 22)

by Danny Leroux

The early part of the season brings intrigue for every team and the first week features some of the stars in new places. Read more »
CBA Encyclopedia: Rookie Scale Extensions

by Danny Leroux

It makes sense for the league to have different rules for rookie scale extensions because those players have an identical set of circumstances that are somewhat different from players who join the league other ways. Read more »
CBA Encyclopedia: Designated Veteran Contracts

by Danny Leroux

There are three requirements for a player to be eligible for a Designated Veteran contract or extension. Read more »
Leroux's 2017 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

The 76ers, Wolves, Mavericks, Kings, Raptors, Lakers, Warriors and Jazz highlight the great drafts, while the Hawks and Bulls have the worst draft nights for the trades each team made. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Mar. 27-Apr. 2

by Danny Leroux

There are still plenty of worthwhile, interesting and important games though, including Nuggets/Blazers and a big week of road games for the Wizards, which includes the Game of the Week in Oakland on Sunday. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Mar. 20-Mar. 26

by Danny Leroux

This week features quality matchups of the league’s best teams, including Wizards/Celtics and Jazz/Clippers in the Game of the Week, along with a few important games closer to the fringes of the playoff picture. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Mar. 13-Mar. 19

by Danny Leroux

As the NCAA Tournament approaches to gobble up the sports landscape, the NBA put together an interesting week of games with stronger League Pass options due to the limited national slate later in the week. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Mar. 6-Mar. 12

by Danny Leroux

Another interesting week on League Pass, featuring a nice mix of matchups of teams at various levels of contention. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Feb. 27-Mar. 5

by Danny Leroux

Even without Kyle Lowry, the Raptors/Wizards home-and-home takes center stage but there are quality contests almost every night of the week. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Feb. 13-Feb. 16

by Danny Leroux

The NBA schedule gets shortened this week due to All-Star weekend but there are still plenty of fascinating games. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Feb. 6-Feb. 12

by Danny Leroux

With the trade deadline looming just weeks away, teams at various levels of success have crucial decisions to make. The first full week of February features a series of excellent center matchups on League Pass, including Gobert/Howard, Howard/Cousins and Horford/Gobert. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

by Danny Leroux

As the calendar turns to February, the playoff picture comes into clearer focus but there are plenty of worthwhile League Pass games both inside and outside that context. Read more »
League Pass Games Of The Week: Jan. 23-Jan. 29

by Danny Leroux

The last full week of January will be a fascinating one for League Pass because the second and third tiers of each conference get a great showcase. Teams like the Rockets, Raptors and Celtics all have significant games against comparable opponents including a nice mix of home and road challenges. Read more »