Five most intriguing moves from NBA free agency

The 2016 summer of free agency will be one where predictions were forsaken due to the presence of the unknown. In the place of common analysis was a overwhelming feeling of intrigue. These offseason moves, however, put more strain on the minds of basketball thinkers than most. Dwight Howard, Hawks (Three years, $70.5 million) For…

Best upper tier free agent signings

The exploding cap this summer was bound to surface with the bandying of barrels of cash Walter White style, but the new landscape also caused apprehensiveness due to the unknown. The $24 million increase in the salary cap left the league in a fugue state, no longer abiding by the learned principles of financial management…

The possible league wide ramifications of KD’s signing

With a simple drawn out blog post, which doubled as a monumental moment in the NBA’s oral history, Kevin Durant pledged his allegiance to Golden State, sentencing the rest of the league to a theoretical guillotine. Golden State’s courting of Durant worked, and the Warriors, temporarily dethroned as basketball’s despotic hegemon by the Cavaliers, reimagined…

Facing Reality

Kevin Durant can do what he wants and you can too. Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City in favor of the Golden State Warriors to construct the NBA’s most recent super team, complete with derision, mass polarization and, of course, enviable title odds, was a personal one, and one he was perfectly entitled to make…

The crucial details that will decide Game 7

Game 7 is the perfect culmination to chat about legacies, defining moments and the game’s greats showing every entity vaguely familiar with the NBA why they are indeed historic figures. Every NBA game rides on the obvious measurements like knocking down open shots, avoiding mind boggling turnovers and defenses lapses, contributions from role players and,…

The Roberson Project

A lack of shooting is a deadly sin in today’s NBA. With the modified defensive rules and enhanced coach think, non-shooters shrink the space an offense has to operate with their teammates seeing their drives and shot attempts thwarted by oncoming help defenders. Traditional plodding bigs without a jumper have become the coal of the…