Time to Abolish NBA Max Contracts
The Blake Griffin trade of last week demonstrates a need for the NBA to reconsider what it means to be a "max player."
Kudos to the Clippers for glimpsing a ceiling of 45–50 wins with Blake Griffin as their centerpiece and deciding to move on. There’s no way to know if any of the pieces the Clippers got from Detroit in the trade, including a likely lottery pick, will be a part of a contending Clippers team in the […]
How They Drew It Up: Third Week Edition
Featuring Joel Embiid, Avery Bradley, and Spencer Dinwiddie
The Motor City Time Machine
Time travel seems to be a popular concept when you talk about the Detroit Pistons. One can hardly have a conversation about the team without somebody stepping in to compare the current squad with the championship teams that the Motor City hosted in the past. It’s always “Defense… Hard work… Blue Collar… Defense… B-B-BBB-Billups… Defense.” […]