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Charlotte Hornets vs. Utah Jazz game thread

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The Dig: Bringing it Back | What to Make of the Denver Nuggets Offseason?

The Dig is a Denver Nuggets podcast by Nick Hertzog and Jeremy Poley that tries to put its fingers on the pulse of the most dominant Denver Nuggets narrative over every 2-week period. After claiming the NBA podcast championship...

Re-signing Rudy Gay was the right decision for the Spurs

The Spurs and Rudy Gay have reportedly agreed on a two-year, $32 million contract, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. As expected, the veteran forward will be back, which is clearly good news. Gay had a terrific 2018/19 season...

Rockets release 2019-2020 preseason schedule

The Houston Rockets release their five-game schedule for the 2019-2020 preseason, and, interestingly enough, two of those games won’t be played in North America. Before we get into the thick of it, I just “2020” and a variation of...

The Spurs inspire cliches for a reason

Spend enough time talking about the Spurs and you see how they, as a subject at least, exist somewhere between narrative and reality, myth and meme. Like maybe no other sports team, San Antonio's familiar faces, prolonged success and...

Stein: Clippers exploring adding both Kawhi Leonard and Jimmy Butler

According to the New York Times’ Marc Stein, the L.A. Clippers are exploring the possibility of signing both Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard in free agency. The free agency period opens tomorrow at 6 PM Eastern time. The Clippers...

The case for Carmelo Anthony

The past four years numbed the shock of once contentious rivals joining a Boston team. Kyrie Irving in green? Ask me in 2016-17 and I would say it’ll never happen. David Ortiz mashed David Price in a 2013 ALDS game,...

What version of LeBron James are the Lakers getting next season?

If the four major U.S. sports were broken up and then categorized as members of the X-Men, the NBA would undoubtedly be the shape-shifting mutant Mystique. Like its blue counterpart, the league has thrived by possessing the ability to...

Bradley Beal tweeted at Meyers Leonard. Does it mean anything?

As I discussed earlier this week, the Washington Wizards planned to offer guard Bradley Beal a three-year extension Friday. And what did Beal do Friday, July 26? No one has reported that he’s signed the extension. Last night, Beal tweeted...

NETS SIGN WILSON CHANDLER AFTER LOSING JARED DUDLEY

The Nets have gained a veteran forward in Wilson Chandler after losing Jared Dudley to the Lakers. Chandler, a 6’9” forward, played last season for the Clippers. He will be paid the vets minimum which for a player...

The Moment the Clippers got Kawhi Leonard and Paul George

I still can’t believe it. The Clippers pulled off a coup many of us anticipated they needed to make, not only acquiring Kawhi Leonard, but also trading for a co-star in Paul George. Both are from Southern California. Paul George,...

P&T film review: Julius Randle’s defense

Let’s chat about Julius Randle’s defense. First, his strengths. When Randle is engaged on the defensive end, he can string together good — if not great — sequences. On the ball, his strength makes him difficult to move, and his...

Clippers Retrospective: Mike Scott Was a Positive Presence for the Clippers

Key stats Expectations Despite only signing a cheap one year deal, the expectations for Mike Scott were fairly high in L.A. Granted, they were high for someone who was only projected to be an 8th or 9th man, but after having...

Will salary cap rules force Heat to cut Robinson, Maten?

The Miami Heat’s summer league season ended Saturday, with a 101-100 overtime loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Duncan Robinson played very well, scoring 26 points including an acrobatic play to beat the third-quarter buzzer. Yante Maten added 17...

NetsDaily Off-Season Report – No. 11

Some housekeeping The Nets remade their roster this summer, signed two NBA super stars and engaged in two sign-and-trades. With 15 spots now filled, Nets have a payroll of around $125 million, about $16 million over the cap, but...

BIG3 Week 3 Recap: Gilbert Arenas scores 12 in Enemies’ 51-35 win over Ghost...

Gilbert Arenas has a knack for making a lot of threes from deep range. He didn’t disappoint on Saturday either, scoring 12 points in the Enemies’ 51-35 win over the Ghost Ballers. Here are all of his shots below: This...

Value in the NBA: 2019-20 Updates

Welcome back to the NBA’s dead zone. August is exciting for those who are following the international contests (Team USA with Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez, and Team Greece with Giannis Antetokounmpo...oh, and Thanasis too!), but there’s not much...

Can Robert Williams speed up time?

Brad Stevens has given Robert Williams unsolicited praise during the off-season. Gordon Hayward, who has reportedly been at The Auerbach Center a ton since the playoffs ended, recently pumped him up on his appearance on Pat McAffee’s podcast: Sky's...

Lynx 74, Sun 71: Road Warriors

Things can change very quickly in the WNBA. Just three weeks ago the Connecticut Sun dispatched the Minnesota Lynx in Minneapolis, sending them to 9-1, the best record in the league. Since then, the Sun have dropped four in...

Summer League Game Thread: Denver Nuggets vs. Orlando Magic

After getting their first game postponed, the Nuggets will start this years summer league off with a game against the Magic. We use these threads to discuss the game as it’s happening; post your comments, observations, cats gifs, and thoughts...

Anthony Davis says other players not wanting to play with LeBron James doesn’t concern...

It’s become almost impossible to ignore conversations about NBA stars not being all that thrilled to play alongside LeBron James. Kyrie Irving demanded a trade out of Cleveland. Paul George spurned James twice. Kawhi Leonard chose playing for the...