The Phoenix Suns want to win, and want to win now. The team is looking to acquire an impact player this season to propel them to the next level, and is willing to give up one or more draft picks… Continue Reading
The 9 games on the schedule last night certainly disappoint. It was a wild night in the association, as we saw the Celtics score 120 (!) points as they defeated the Magic, a double-overtime battle in which the Rockets outlasted… Continue Reading
Teams negotiating contract extensions with players facing restricted free agency in the coming summer are working from a position of strength. With the right to match any offer their restricted free agent receives after the season, organizations hold a ubiquitous power over young players throughout such discourse.
In a vacuum, teams assessing whether or not to award a non-maximum extension before the early-season deadline should ask themselves a simple question: Is there a chance this prospective deal comes in below a player’s market value this summer? If not, there’s just no blanket justification for granting these often-lucrative contracts. Outperform expectations? Franchises will gladly pay the inflated price. Underwhelm? That omnipresent power in free agency remains. Continue Reading
Normally a Sunday slate of NBA games are pretty interesting, but with the number of games scheduled (4) the only game that is worth this title for tonight would be the Pelicans vs. Suns from Arizona. This game is about… Continue Reading
For those of you who enjoyed a night out on the town last night, perhaps you woke up this morning still not at 100%. And perhaps you turned on the TV, and almost fell down when you saw this score… Continue Reading
OK, I’ll be honest. The Clippers haven’t lost in Indiana just yet. It’s actually just the start of the fourth quarter as I’m writing this, but if you’ve watched the Clippers this season, you know what’s coming (unless you’re a… Continue Reading