1. 2017 NBA Free-Agency Awards: Which Teams and Players Won the Offseason?

    Let's get silly. And serious. Though a few reasonable targets still populate the NBA 's free-agency pool, most of the action is now behind us...

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  2. Every NBA Team's Biggest Bonehead Offseason Decision

    Not to burst anyone's bubbles, but NBA offseasons typically aren't perfect. Making a mistake is easy. A momentary lapse in judgement can be all it takes to dole out a regrettable contract or overlook a key piece...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 days ago 135,946 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Metrics 101: Which NBA Players Got Screwed in Free Agency?

    Rewind a few months, and Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune was breaking news that George Hill and the Utah Jazz were unable to come to terms on a contract extension...

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  4. Recently Signed NBA Free Agents Primed for Decline

    Unfortunately, NBA players can't stave off declines forever. Father Time is undefeated, and every contributor eventually starts to trend in the wrong direction...

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  5. NBA Metrics 101: Ranking Biggest Moves of the Offseason

    Apparently, the 2017 playoffs were only an appetizer. The NBA 's offseason has been a delectable main dish, with plenty of notable players changing hands through trades and free agency...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 11 days ago 159,880 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Free Agency Roundup: KCP a Huge Win for Lakers; Rajon Rondo Next?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are surging to center stage, and not because of any missed shots or triple-doubles from Lonzo Ball. Cap space is coveted at this point in the NBA offseason, and the Purple and Gold were swimming in it...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 13 days ago 118,619 reads 0 comments

  7. Metrics 101: NBA's New Western Conf. Dominates East at Nearly Every Position

    Paul Millsap has left the Atlanta Hawks for the Denver Nuggets. Paul George was traded from the Indiana Pacers to the Oklahoma City Thunder, bringing back only a modest return...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 18 days ago 85,150 reads 0 comments

  8. Paul George Will Make Russell Westbrook's Life a Lot Easier

    When you can acquire Paul George for nothing more than Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis , you have to get the job done. That's just a no-brainer...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 24 days ago 112,805 reads 0 comments

  9. Blake Griffin-Clippers Reunion Is Safe Choice, but Was It Best for Both?

    Chris Paul is leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to team up with James Harden in Houston, but Blake Griffin reportedly isn't going anywhere...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 24 days ago 40,112 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Teams with Most to Gain and Lose in Free Agency

    Obviously, free agency matters for every team in the NBA . But for some, like the Portland Trail Blazers, it won't move the needle much...

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  11. It's Not You, It's Me: NBA Divorces That Need to Happen

    Not every NBA pairing works. Especially this time of year, breakups are inevitable. Teams are looking to offload players with marquee trades, and free agents are trying to escape to more favorable situations...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 25 days ago 92,694 reads 0 comments

  12. Blockbuster Trade Ideas Entering 2017 NBA Free Agency

    Was the deal that sent Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves only an appetizer? The All-Star swingman was the first big-name player to be shipped off ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 26 days ago 398,420 reads 0 comments

  13. Metrics 101: Best Bargain Buys in 2017 NBA Free Agency

    Even though billionaires own many of the NBA 's teams, they can't sink inexhaustible resources into their franchises. Money matters, if for no other reason than the salary cap and punitive luxury-tax threshold...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 27 days ago 236,353 reads 0 comments

  14. Metrics 101: 2017 NBA Rookie Season Predictions for Every 1st-Round Pick

    The wild 2017 NBA draft is now in the rearview mirror. Between the 16 freshmen selected in the first round—including each of the top five picks—the shocking Jimmy Butler ...

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  15. 2017 NBA Draft Grades for Every Pick

    After a night of drafting, the NBA has officially welcomed 60 more young men into its exclusive fraternity...

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  16. Metrics 101: Best and Worst Trades of No. 1 Pick in NBA History

    Trading the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft is never an easy decision, yet that's exactly what the Boston Celtics have officially elected to do . Shipping off the selection that will likely be used on Markelle Fultz to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 58,898 reads 0 comments

  17. Metrics 101: Ranking NBA Draft Track Records for Each Team's Commander in Chief

    The NBA draft is hard. Whether teams are picking first overall or trying to unearth second-round gems, it's difficult to find high-quality players while avoiding busts...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 88,252 reads 0 comments

  18. Projecting Every NBA Team's Win-Loss Record for Next 5 Seasons

    Where will Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz and the other top prospects of the 2017 NBA draft wind up? What will happen to this year's crop of marquee free agents? How long can aging stars ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 211,001 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Metrics 101: Where Do 2016-17 Warriors Rank Among All-Time Greatest Teams?

    Great NBA teams live on well beyond the seasons in which they played. The world remembers their success. It can't forget the superstars suiting up or the indelible moments that allowed them to rack up regular-season victories and postseason heroics..

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 171,200 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Free-Agency Rankings: Top 100 Available Players

    And so the focus shifts. The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are done beating their respective halves of the NBA into a pulp...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 380,672 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Metrics 101: Teams with Biggest Turnaround Potential for 2017-18 Season

    Though the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers continue to maintain strangleholds over their respective halves of the NBA , new challengers will eventually emerge...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 118,718 reads 0 comments

  22. 7 Reasons Cavs-Warriors Rematch Is Completely Different Than Past 2 NBA Finals

    The same two teams are playing in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year, which has never before happened in the league's history...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 25,951 reads 0 comments

  23. Metrics 101: Power Ranking Every Player in 2017 NBA Finals

    When a Big Three faces off against a Big Four, star power is sure to reign supreme. The 2017 NBA Finals features three studs from the Cleveland Cavaliers ( Kyrie Irving , LeBron ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 145,192 reads 0 comments

  24. Cavs vs. Warriors, Part 3: B/R's Complete Guide to the 2017 NBA Finals

    The long and winding road leading up to the 2017 NBA Finals is finally complete. The rubber match is upon us. In 2015, the Golden State Warriors ended their franchise's lengthy title drought by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers...

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  25. The Most Overvalued NBA Free Agent at Every Position

    Overpaying an NBA player doesn't necessarily mean that player is bad. It's quite possible to give someone top-tier money merely to serve as a mid-tier contributor...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 158,117 reads 0 comments