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The NBA Expendables

By: Scott Levine The salary cap for the 2018-2019 season is expected to be $102 million. It was projected to be $108 million a year ago, when many teams threw irresponsible amounts of money at players such as Timofey Mozgov, … Continue reading

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They Can’t All Be Draymond

By: Scott Levine Caleb Swanigan scored many points and grabbed many rebounds in Summer League. It’s hard to deduce much from this, but many agree he will be able find a role in the NBA because of his shooting ability … Continue reading

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Free Agency Shootaround

By: Scott Levine, Ethan Giles, and Brian Kane This offseason was not the grandiose money bath that was the summer of 2016. However, it had its fair share of polarizing contracts, some of which we will discuss. We didn’t mention … Continue reading

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Random Summer League Thoughts Pt. 2

By: Scott Levine I don’t want to take credit for predicting Dennis Smith Jr.’s success for two reasons. One, he is playing way better in Summer League than even I expected. Two, it’s just Summer League. But holy hell does … Continue reading

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Random Summer League Thoughts Pt. 1

By: Scott Levine After watching Summer League I have opinions. Instead of carefully weaving them together, I am going to present them in a slapdash unorganized manner to best simulate Summer League style of play. — I am tired of … Continue reading

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The Celtics Turned a Guard Problem Into a Forward Problem

By: Brian Kane The first monumental tremor of the 2017 NBA Draft came three days before draft night. The Celtics completely disregarded public opinion on Markelle Fultz, de facto best player in the draft, by trading the #1 pick to … Continue reading

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Dennis Smith’s Role in the Mavericks Offense

By: Scott Levine When the Knicks selected Frank Ntilikina with the eighth pick, the Dallas war room celebrated. They then picked Dennis Smith, the player with the second highest upside in the draft. Smith gives the Mavericks their first high-ceiling … Continue reading

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Five Draft Picks I Don’t Know How to Feel About

By: Scott Levine I make a lot of snap judgments on draft night. I loved when the Sixers picked Jonah Bolden at 36, I hated the TJ Leaf pick at 18 for the Pacers, and so forth. However, there are … Continue reading

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FOURTH ANNUAL MOCK FIRST ROUND PODCAST

Tomorrow is the draft. Part 1 covers 1-14, and it was before the Philly/Boston trade, so ignore the first three or four picks. K thanks! Part two was before the Nets gave 27 to the Lakers, but who cares?  

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4 Win Now Moves for The Celtics That Don’t Involve Jimmy Butler, Paul George, or Nets Picks

By: Scott Levine and Brian Kane As Celtics fans, we’re hoping something big happens this trade deadline. But, when something  invariably does not, these trades are in play. Let’s all have our hopes deflated together and look forward to one … Continue reading

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