1. 1 Thing Every NBA Team Failed to Address This Offseason

    The NBA offseason is far from over. You won't start hearing Spaldings bouncing from coast to coast until the end of September...

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  2. 'Summer League Is Summer League': Donovan Mitchell Has Some Critics in Denial

    LAS VEGAS — On a scorching Tuesday at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, Donovan Mitchell brought the heat of Sin City inside the air-conditioned confines of the Thomas & Mack Center...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 days ago 81,357 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Summer League Buzz: How Carmelo Anthony Could Get to the Houston Rockets

    LAS VEGAS — Between the lines, the NBA Las Vegas Summer League is focused on the future of basketball...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 13 days ago 114,322 reads 0 comments

  4. 2017 NBA Free-Agency Big Board: Top 25 Remaining Players

    The nitty gritty of the NBA 's silly season is upon us. Summer leagues in Orlando and Salt Lake City are drawing to a close. The main event in Las Vegas is right around the corner...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 21 days ago 115,541 reads 0 comments

  5. 2017 NBA Free-Agency Big Board: Top 25 Remaining Players

    While the top of the NBA 's 2017 free-agent class is just about taken care of, the run on role players has only begun...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 22 days ago 155,455 reads 0 comments

  6. 2017 NBA Free-Agency Big Board: Top 25 Remaining Players

    Kevin Durant is back with the Golden State Warriors. Stephen Curry is, too. Blake Griffin , Kyle Lowry and Jrue Holiday have already signed megadeals with their incumbent squads, as well...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 23 days ago 170,075 reads 0 comments

  7. Kyle Lowry, Toronto Raptors Out to Finish What They Started

    In announcing his return Sunday to the Toronto Raptors on the Players' Tribune , Kyle Lowry emphasized how Canada's most populous city had become home for him. Heck, he even called the piece "Home...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 24 days ago 87,315 reads 0 comments

  8. With 'Process' Behind Them, Sixers Are Becoming a Free-Agent Destination Again

    If you ask some Philadelphia 76ers fans, former general manager Sam Hinkie became a martyr for The Process...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 24 days ago 85,407 reads 0 comments

  9. Power Ranking Every NBA Summer League Starting 5

    Between the NBA draft, the league's inaugural awards show and the impending kerfuffle around free agency, you might've forgotten there's still some actual basketball to be played in the Association...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 27 days ago 116,434 reads 0 comments

  10. 1 Free-Agent Signing to Help Each Contender Catch the Warriors

    If the Golden State Warriors weren't "light years ahead" of the rest of the NBA when owner Joe Lacob proclaimed them to be , they are now...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 27 days ago 141,483 reads 0 comments

  11. Projecting the Contract Value for the Top 10 NBA Free Agents This Offseason

    The latest edition of the NBA 's annual free-agent bonanza is shaping up to be both bonkers and boring by comparison...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 28 days ago 169,259 reads 0 comments

  12. With Chris Paul Gone, Clippers' Future Hinges on Blake Griffin

    An NBA contender in Los Angeles reaches a fork in the road. Down one path, a 32-year-old all-time great at his position facing a major payday...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 28 days ago 70,486 reads 0 comments

  13. Jerry West's First Task for LA Clippers: Help Save Franchise from Total Collapse

    LOS ANGELES—Four days before Chris Paul and Blake Griffin opted out of their contracts, a week-and-a-half prior to the opening of NBA free agency, the Los Angeles Clippers introduced a man who may be the biggest catch in franchise history...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 29 days ago 38,482 reads 0 comments

  14. From Compton to MVP Race, Westbrook, Harden Always Kept Each Other on Notice

    Russell was short and skinny. His dad was Big Russ, so they called him Little Russ. But Little Russ' broad shoulders, gangly arms and clown-sized shoes hinted toward something bigger...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 57,491 reads 0 comments

  15. Stay Away: 1 Prospect Every Team Should Avoid in 2017 NBA Draft

    The NBA , more than just about any other major American sports league, demands that a team favor talent over fit on draft day...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 151,173 reads 0 comments

  16. 10 Realistic 2017 NBA Draft Night Trades

    Are you suffering from NBA vertigo? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers swapping picks, David Griffin’s exit from ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 433,441 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 NBA Draft: Minnesota Timberwolves' Last-Minute Whiteboard

    For a team that hasn’t sniffed the NBA playoffs since 2004 and finished 10 games shy of a top-eight spot this past season, the Minnesota Timberwolves can feel good about how they’re positioned at the 2017 draft...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 7,886 reads 0 comments

  18. 7'4" Euro Behemoth Has Attention of NBA Scouts, the Rest Is Desire...and Diet

    TREVISO , ITALY—As a shot-blocker, Michael Fusek ’s timing is impeccable, impressive, perhaps even NBA -caliber. During his 2016-17 campaign with Spirou Charleroi in Belgium’s top league, Fusek swatted away 9...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 90,230 reads 0 comments

  19. Best and Worst Pick at Every NBA Draft Position over Past 20 Years

    The NBA draft runs on speculation. Nobody can know for sure how any pick will turn out as a player during his rookie season, let alone five years down the line...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 395,609 reads 0 comments

  20. Who Is the Dream Draft Target for Every NBA Team?

    Every team has an idea of what it needs and who it wants heading into the NBA draft. A big board, in the league's typical parlance. Even those squads without picks go so far as to assemble their own order and work out prospects...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 106,079 reads 0 comments

  21. Who Has the Edge at Every Position in the NBA Finals?

    If you're bored or turned off by the prospect of an unprecedented NBA Finals "three-match" between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, you're missing the point...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 161,058 reads 0 comments

  22. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Boston Celtics

    Contrary to what you may have learned in school, there's nothing wrong with being an overachiever. Just ask the Boston Celtics ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 29,898 reads 0 comments

  23. The Toughest Contract Decisions This NBA Offseason

    No NBA contract decision can be made in a vacuum. With salary caps, luxury taxes and all manner of other restrictions written into the league's collective bargaining agreement, every dollar given to one player means a dollar less afforded to another...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 119,249 reads 0 comments

  24. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for San Antonio Spurs

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich drew plenty of attention for impugning Zaza Pachulia's character—for closing out hard on Kawhi Leonard and re-injuring the All-Star's ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 23,170 reads 0 comments

  25. Reimagining the Biggest NBA Draft Lottery 'What Ifs' in History

    Years from now, a handful of the teams currently sitting at the bottom of the NBA 's barrel will invariably be left wondering what could have been had the pingpong balls bounced differently in the 2017 draft lottery...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 148,781 reads 0 comments