Winners And Losers From The First Weekend Of NBA Free Agency

The first weekend of the NBA league year has not been lacking for drama and excitement, as we have seen multiple major trades, big extensions signed, a trade request from one of the NBA’s all-time greats, and plenty of free agent signings. While this year’s free agency class lacked top stars, there have been plenty … Read more

The Celtics and Heat have the pieces to trade for Kevin Durant. But should they?

The best of the best in the Eastern Conference was decided by one shot. If Jimmy Butler had held the ball two centimeters back in his right hand for just a little more elevation, if he’d taken just a little more time to gather himself, if the slightest breeze hadn’t blown through the lower bowl … Read more

Kevin Durant wants out, but don’t blame the Nets

Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving didn’t bring Brooklyn a title.Image: Getty Images Faulting the Nets would be too easy. Worse, it would be unfair. The pending divorce sits squarely on the shoulders of star Kevin Durant, who delivered a bombshell on the eve of free agency that he wants out. Rightly so, the Nets will … Read more

Malcolm Brogdon on joining Celtics: ‘I’m looking to win a championship’

As the NBA’s free agency frenzy swirled at warp speed Thursday, Malcolm Brogdon’s name remained just below the radar. But behind closed doors, Brogdon was starting to get the feeling that he could be traded to the Boston Celtics. Then Friday morning, he finally got the word: The Indiana Pacers are sending Brogdon to the … Read more

Malcolm Brogdon on joining Celtics: ‘I’m looking to win a championship’

As the NBA’s free agency frenzy swirled at warp speed Thursday, Malcolm Brogdon’s name remained just below the radar. But behind closed doors, Brogdon was starting to get the feeling that he could be traded to the Boston Celtics. Then Friday morning, he finally got the word: The Indiana Pacers are sending Brogdon to the … Read more

NBA free agency 2022 – Which front office should you run? Take our quiz!

Walk into an NBA front office in 2022, and you won’t have to go far before you spot a treatise on management theory resting on a bookshelf. Concepts like organizational culture and asset management have taken hold. League executives devote a lot of thought into forming an identity for their basketball operations shops. The NBA … Read more

As NBA free agency 2022 begins, here are the top 25 available players

The thing about 2022 free agency is that we’ve already had an awful lot of action considering we haven’t even hit the “free agency” part of the program yet. Player transactions are going back and forth despite that in the form of player trades and contract extensions, even though nobody can agree to a deal … Read more

NBA free agency 2022 – Which front office should you run? Take our quiz!

Walk into an NBA front office in 2022, and you won’t have to go far before you spot a treatise on management theory resting on a bookshelf. Concepts like organizational culture and asset management have taken hold. League executives devote a lot of thought into forming an identity for their basketball operations shops. The NBA … Read more

Celtics GM for a day: Offering Jaylen Brown an extension, signing TJ Warren and more

It’s time for my annual attempt at running the Boston Celtics. President of basketball operations Brad Stevens has already drafted JD Davison in the second round of the 2022 NBA Draft but still has plenty of decisions to make this offseason. Who should Stevens prioritize with his team’s taxpayer midlevel exception? How should he use … Read more

The death of the NBA superteam (for now)

The Warriors, built over time.Image: Getty Images The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors Finals was one of the more engaging championship fights of recent memory. The Celtics were on a Cinderella tear on their way to facing a retooled, post-Kevin Durant Warriors. Both teams had organically built the backbone of their roster through adept … Read more