NBA Free Agency Primer: Potential Sleepers

This free agency period will rightly be dominated by stars, but there are few lesser-known players who, given a few more minutes can make a big impact and make their new teams look very smart. E'Twaun Moore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TnWg52imNw There is a lot of potential in Moore, especially as a shooter off the bench. The 45 …

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NBA Free Agency Primer: The Combo Forwards

The combo forward may be the most coveted player in the modern NBA. Spacing and shooting have become more valuable than ever and teams want players with the kind of versatility necessary to create successful small-ball lineups.  The Combo Forwards Marvin Williams Chandler Parsons Ryan Anderson Luol Deng Jared Dudley This is a fascinating list. …

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USA Basketball Man Roster Has More Questions Than Usual

Since its announcement, I've been trying to make myself feel better about the USA basketball roster. https://twitter.com/usabasketball/status/747421960880021505?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw That's an objectively good team with some awesome players, but it doesn't feel close to the best roster possible. I'm likely way too close to hitting a panic button that shouldn't exist when it comes to USA Basketball, but …

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Thunder Trade Serge Ibaka to Orlando Magic for Victor Oladipo

In the infamous trade that sent James Harden to Houston, the Oklahoma City Thunder essentially made a difficult choice one year earlier than they had to. They were worried about having to pay James Harden and elected to make Serge Ibaka their third foundational player. That era ended Thursday night. The Thunder made a shocking …

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2016 NBA Draft Recap

Entering Thursday night, I knew the draft would be wild. But I wasn't expecting that. https://twitter.com/JalenRose/status/746185408476815360 Boston was underwhelming. The Suns made great moves. And we had a huge trade! https://twitter.com/TheVertical/status/746146694698532864 Man, the draft is fun. It's way too early for winners and losers, but, in the spirit of this crazy night, lets name some …

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