1. B/R NBA's Max 5 Series: Is DeAndre Jordan Really a Maximum-Contract Player?

    This is the final installment in a five-part series where we've discussed whether five of the NBA 's biggest free agents are worth maximum-salary contracts. The first installment covered Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 3 days ago 6,262 reads 60 comments

  2. B/R NBA's Max 5 Series: Is Draymond Green Really a Maximum Contract Player?

    This is the fourth installment in a five-part series where we'll be discussing whether or not five of the NBA 's biggest free agents are worth maximum-salary contracts. The first installment covered Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 5 days ago 79,546 reads 285 comments

  3. B/R NBA's Max 5 Series: Is Tristan Thompson Really a Maximum Contract Player?

    This is the third installment in a five-part series where we'll be discussing whether or not five of the NBA 's biggest free agents are worth maximum-salary contracts. The first installment covered Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 8 days ago 101,659 reads 318 comments

  4. B/R NBA's Max 5 Series: Is Kawhi Leonard Really a Maximum-Contract Player?

    This is the second installment in a five-part series where we'll be discussing whether or not five of the NBA 's biggest free agents are worth maximum-salary contracts. The first installment covered Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 10 days ago 34,764 reads 129 comments

  5. B/R NBA's Max 5 Series: Is Jimmy Butler Really a Maximum-Contract Player?

    This is the first installment in a five-part series where we'll be discussing whether or not five of the NBA 's biggest free agents are worth maximum-salary contracts. We'll start today with Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler ...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 12 days ago 34,691 reads 171 comments

  6. Cleveland's Crisis: What Should David Blatt Do About Timofey Mozgov's Minutes?

    The Cavaliers are facing a bit of an identity crisis as the NBA Finals heads to Game 6. The Cavs staked themselves to a 2-1 lead, thanks to dominant defensive performances and ferocious rebounding in Games 2 and 3...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 18 days ago 24,457 reads 221 comments

  7. Breaking Down How the Cleveland Cavaliers Are Stopping Stephen Curry

    The Cleveland Cavaliers winning Game 2 of the NBA Finals without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving was surprising in and of itself. But shutting down the league's MVP, Stephen Curry , was nothing short of shocking...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 25 days ago 33,441 reads 206 comments

  8. Who's More Battle-Tested Heading into 2015 NBA Finals, Warriors or Cavaliers?

    This year's West was widely hailed as one of the toughest conferences in recent memory. The depth and breadth of contenders was supposed to overwhelm, billed as a bloodbath in the making, an inferno and various other harrowing things...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 1 month ago 55,686 reads 390 comments

  9. Who's Felt the Injury Bug the Worst in the 2015 NBA Playoffs?

    Injuries are a fact of life. They happen every year, and they affect the games more than we care to admit. The fate of entire postseasons often swings on how teams adapt and react when faced with an injury to an important player...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 1 month ago 36,987 reads 156 comments

  10. Buying or Selling Postseason Outliers Through Two Weeks of NBA Playoffs

    When Kawhi Leonard had a huge NBA Finals last year before emerging as a top-10 player in the league this season, it was a sign of things to come...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 2 months ago 13,418 reads 54 comments

  11. The Advanced Stats Guide to the 2015 NBA MVP Race

    This incredible NBA season brought with it one of the most tightly contested MVP races in recent memory...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 2 months ago 44,165 reads 236 comments

  12. Which Elite NBA Team Poses Biggest Threat to Golden State Warriors' Title Hopes?

    The Golden State Warriors are the favorite to win the NBA championship. There are other teams that can win, sure, but it's really not arguable at this point that any team other than the Dubs is the class of the league...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 3 months ago 39,367 reads 174 comments

  13. Breaking Down the Bottom of the Eastern and Western Conference Playoff Races

    We're into the stretch run of the season now, and while much attention this year has been lavished on the best of the best in Golden State and Atlanta, there are compelling races going on at the bottom of each conference's playoff bracket...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 3 months ago 3,270 reads 6 comments

  14. Introducing the 2014-15 NBA No-Stats All-Star Team

    At the end of the season, the NBA will bestow upon various players awards for their performance throughout this season. The league will hand out the MVP, the Rookie of the Year, the Defensive Player of the Year, the Sixth Man of the Year and more...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 4 months ago 53,027 reads 60 comments

  15. The 2015 Advanced-Stats NBA All-Star Team

    The NBA All-Star teams for the Eastern and Western Conference have already been announced and celebrated, but we're not here to discuss the actual All-Star teams. Rather, it's time to honor players whose value is reflected in the margins...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 5 months ago 81,617 reads 87 comments

  16. Are the Hawks Really as Good as the Warriors?

    The Atlanta Hawks are the hottest team in the NBA . They've won 13 games in a row and now comfortably occupy the catbird seat in the East: They hold a five-game lead over the second-place Wizards with a record of 34-8...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 5 months ago 19,475 reads 258 comments

  17. The NBA's Best and Worst Halftime Adjusters

    Halftime adjustments are a big part of any NBA game, as they are in all sports. Taking what has happened in the first half and applying changes within the context of your offensive ...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 6 months ago 13,630 reads 13 comments

  18. NBA's Top Creators Find Assists in Unexpected Targets

    When a basket happens, most of the credit most often goes to the shooter. He's the guy who put the ball through the hoop, after all...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 7 months ago 15,909 reads 38 comments

  19. LeBron James Cruises at His Own Speed Wherever He Goes

    Pace is a topic that comes up more often than it used to on NBA broadcasts these days, and in different contexts...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 8 months ago 12,151 reads 11 comments

  20. When NBA Bigs Commit to 3-Point Shot, Big Things Can Happen

    You hear about it every offseason. [NBA Big Man X] is going to try adding the three-point shot to his arsenal to better round out his offensive game...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 8 months ago 11,700 reads 31 comments

  21. DeMarcus Cousins, MKG Come Out on Top in New Way to Measure Fouls

    For years, free-throw attempts per game were the only way to measure a player's foul-drawing ability, but as the analytics movement took hold, measurements like free-throw attempts ...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 9 months ago 15,356 reads 12 comments

  22. Dual-Point Guard Lineups Better Than Single-Point Guard Lineups in Today's NBA

    Because of the rule changes that have been instituted, as well as the new defensive systems NBA teams have adopted to combat them over the last few years, ball movement and perimeter passing has never been more important...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 9 months ago 38,353 reads 50 comments

  23. How Washington Wizards Can Seamlessly Integrate Paul Pierce

    The Washington Wizards made a few key tweaks to their roster this offseason, but none will change what the team looks like on the court more than the move to replace Trevor Ariza on the wing with Paul Pierce ...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 10 months ago 8,631 reads 12 comments

  24. Without LeBron James, Chris Bosh's Role Set to Evolve Again for Miami Heat

    When Chris Bosh came to the Miami Heat in the summer of 2010, he did so as one of the best and most well-rounded scorers in basketball. He was coming off a season in which he averaged 24...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 10 months ago 22,763 reads 46 comments

  25. Why Atlanta Hawks Are a Real Threat in Remade Eastern Conference

    The Cleveland Cavaliers , regardless of whether they make their long-rumored trade for Kevin Love, are considered the presumptive favorites in the Eastern Conference...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 11 months ago 11,652 reads 46 comments