1. B/R's Favorite Underrated Players in NBA History

    History isn't always kind. Far too often, great NBA players get brushed under the rug and fail to receive the recognition their stellar play merits...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 81,602 reads 0 comments

  2. Building the All-Time Depth Chart for Every NBA Franchise

    And you thought the 2017-18 Golden State Warriors were stacked. Building the all-time depth charts for each of the NBA 's 30 current franchises is no easy task. But with a few exceptions, they're all loaded with talent from top to bottom...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 76,970 reads 0 comments

  3. Bledsoe for Kyrie: How Does It Get Done, and What Does It Mean for Cavaliers?

    As the NBA unveils new jersey after new jersey during the summer of 2017, imagine if Kyrie Irving and LeBron James were looking at redesigns not for the Cleveland Cavaliers —but the Cleveland Towers...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 164,659 reads 0 comments

  4. Every NBA Team's Best and Worst Offseason Moves so Far

    The red pens and gold stars are coming out. Without fail, each of the NBA 's 30 teams made at least one praiseworthy move during the 2017 offseason...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 210,690 reads 0 comments

  5. The Best NBA Teams Since 2000: Who Ranks with '01 Lakers, '17 Warriors?

    The 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers, led by Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal , were the first truly great team of the 21st century...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 178,330 reads 0 comments

  6. Metrics 101: NBA's Most Overhyped Players over Last 50 Years

    Let's make this clear right away: "Overhyped" does not mean "bad." Those two descriptors are not one and the same. An NBA player can receive too much recognition and credit for his skills and still be one of the all-time greats...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 145,059 reads 0 comments

  7. B/R's All-2000s NBA Team: Who Joins Kobe, LeBron on Squad of the 21st Century?

    Since the start of the 1999-2000 season, 1,697 different players have suited up in an NBA contest, ranging from A.C. Green, A.J. Bramlett and A.J. Guyton to Zoran Dragic, Zoran Planinic and Zydrunas Ilgauskas...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 239,834 reads 0 comments

  8. Realistic Trades After 1st Month of NBA Free Agency

    Successfully completing trades during this portion of the NBA offseason is tough. The New York Knicks have found that out the hard way, as Carmelo Anthony still remains on their roster...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 149,755 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Metrics 101: Market Value for Top Stars on Trading Block

    Trades would happen far less frequently in the NBA if all general managers valued players exactly the same...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 99,002 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Desperation Meter: How Worried Should Your Team Be After Its Offseason?

    Ideally, NBA teams come out of the offseason with a sense of fulfillment. They've made the right draft picks. They've acquired the right players through free agency...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 121,251 reads 0 comments

  11. Reimagining the Biggest NBA Free-Agency 'What Ifs' in History

    Unfortunately, our DeLorean can only reach 87 miles per hour. We don't have the power to go back and change the course of NBA history, but we can at least peer into the annals ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 117,700 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Metrics 101: Projecting 2018 Playoff Teams If NBA Ditched East-West Format

    Unfortunately, this is never going to happen. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has firmly, unequivocally, heartbreakingly kiboshed the possibility...for 2017-18, at least...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 168,116 reads 0 comments

  13. 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...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 147,135 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 141,795 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 244,141 reads 0 comments

  16. 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...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 161,803 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 161,348 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 119,089 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 85,805 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 113,384 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 40,193 reads 0 comments

  22. 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...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 98,474 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 92,882 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 398,892 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 236,456 reads 0 comments