It’s the dog days of the summer for everyone and everything associated with the NBA. So how about we take a brief respite from the guys signing two-way or Exhibit 10 contracts and try something a bit unique (OK, different)? You, basketball fans, are now an NBA general manager and in our dog-days world, every […]
Articles by Colton Jones
Lindsey Harding is following a trail blazed by Jenny Boucek a dozen years ago. The Philadelphia 76ers have hired Harding, the former Duke and WNBA star, as a full-time scout. In being hired, Harding becomes only the second former WNBA player to be hired to fill a full-time scouting position in the NBA. Boucek, now […]
Jeff Green is back home and in addition, playing for a familiar face.
It may not sound conventional, but to Caris LeVert, the NBA’s practice schedule compared to that of the collegiate level has helped him get past injuries he had while playing at Michigan.
Magic Johnson was one of the greatest players in the history of basketball, both at the collegiate and professional levels. However, he was not a successful coach and was an even-worse talk-show host, but we digress. The transformation he, as president of basketball operations, along with general manager Rob Pelinka, have done to the Los […]
The Indiana Pacers pushed the Cleveland Cavaliers to a Game 7 in the first round of the NBA playoffs last season before bowing out.
James Johnson is considered to be a versatile player. Possessor of a solid, all-around offensive game and a tough-guy, nose-to-the-grindstone mindset on the defensive end of the floor, the Miami Heat forward has plenty in his NBA toolbox. So the sports hernia surgery the 6-foot-9, 250-pound Johnson had back in May won’t stop him from […]
Jakob Poeltl realizes he wasn’t the marquee name the San Antonio Spurs acquired when they dealt disgruntled forward Kawhi Leonard and swingman Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors. No, top billing went to four-time All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan. Even so, that hasn’t dampened Poeltl’s enthusiasm about joining an organization that has made the NBA playoffs […]
Christian Wood made quite an impression at the Las Vegas Summer League. While playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, Wood averaged 22.8 points, 10.8 rebounds and 2.8 blocks in five games in July, while shooting better than 30.0 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.
Daryl Morey is an admitted numbers guy, believing statistical data can be an extremely useful tool in the process of constructing a basketball team. The Houston Rockets general manager says he has checked the numbers and has come to this conclusion — LeBron James is the best player in NBA history, “by a bit of […]
Post player Tarik Black has signed a one-year deal with Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv, according to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. Former Rockets big man Tarik Black tells @TheUndefeated he has agreed to sign a one-year deal with Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv. — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) August 17, 2018 The 6-foot-9, 250-pound Black […]
Detroit Pistons power forward Jon Leuer is well on the way to recovery and is expected to be ready to play when the season tips off and perhaps as soon as the opening of training camp, according to a report by Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press. Also I gather #Pistons power forward Jon Leuer […]
Jakob Poeltl was “the other guy”acquired by the San Antonio Spurs in the deal that sent Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors.
Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers received much praise for his willingness to reveal the difficulties with panic attacks he revealed in a story for The Players’ Tribune in March.