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Created 10 Jul 2020
  • What the Mock Offseason says about the modern NBA
    13 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    Programming note: STL enters its offseason after this week. We’ll be back in a few weeks. As always, thanks for reading. OPENING TIP The dust has settled on free agency, and despite the frenetic cover...
  • 📉Draft picks ain't worth what they used to be
    06 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    OPENING TIP Once upon a time, the Brooklyn Nets were impatient. The East was theirs for the taking; Joe Johnson and Deron Williams just needed some help. And so, like an overeager Mike McD from Rounde...
  • 🚨SPECIAL EDITION🚨: 2021 Draft Preview
    29 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    OPENING TIP The dog days of summer have arrived. The crowds are gone, the champagne has been mopped up, and somewhere in the bowels of the Fiserv Forum the last basketball has bounced itself silent. I...
  • 🔨The Roster Construction Lessons of 2021
    27 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    OPENING TIP You may have heard: the Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions. Bleacher Report @BleacherReport Giannis ordered a 50 PC nugget after scoring 50 in the Finals 💀 July 21st 20217,995 Retweets69,2...
  • The Bubblies Strike Back 🍾🍾
    16 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    Programming note: Normally, this would be the last issue of the season. However, with the NBA Finals suddenly getting good, and more important things (like the NBA draft) just two weeks away, we’re go...
  • The NBA's Coaching Revolution
    09 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    OPENING TIP Today we go back in time… back to the year 2019! How strange it seems. Lil’ Nas X sits atop the charts, Donald Trump is complaining about censorship on social media, and the NFL has finall...
  • Why can't regional sports networks make money?
    02 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    OPENING TIP In Ethan Strauss' eyes, there’s nothing more important in the NBA than its television ratings. We can see why. Strauss is one of five writers for The Athletic who regularly covers the Warr...
  • Winners and Losers of the 2021 Lottery🎰
    25 Jun 2021 • 5 min read
    OPENING TIP The second round of the NBA Playoffs was, in a word: really absolutely amazing. It featured a number of classic performances, as well as a moment that reminded us of just how fragile succe...
  • How Much Would You Pay Not To Live In Dallas?
    15 Jun 2021 • 5 min read
    OPENING TIP As we mentioned recently, the NBA Playoffs have come to resemble a traveling MASH unit. Kyrie Irving’s untimely ankle injury, coming close on the heels of James Harden’s hurt hamstring, ha...
  • 🐺Where, Wolves -- in London? (or Seattle)
    03 Jun 2021 • 5 min read
    OPENING TIP Well folks, here it is, the single most important factor in the NBA title race: Just be glad we didn’t do a close-up of AD’s groin That, in case you’re unclear, is Joel Embiid’s knee, and,...
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