By Jeff Siegel

Jeff Siegel comes to your computer screen from San Diego, where he laments the lack of an NBA team while sitting on the beach in 72-degree weather year-round. So maybe it's not that bad.

Are D’Angelo Russell and Nikola Vucevic Really Max-Contract Players?

Draymond Green put it about as succinctly as possible in the wake of the Golden State Warriors’ third title in four years: “There are 82-game players, then there are 16-game players,” he reportedly told assistant general manager Larry Harris, summing up a team-building problem that has plagued teams since the NBA was created more than…

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No Offense: Indiana Pacers Are Killing It

The Indiana Pacers have struggled mightily to break down a stout Boston Celtics defense through three games of their first-round series. Victor Oladipo’s injury long ago removed the Pacers’ best creator from the lineup, forcing them to rely on a team-based approach that can have issues in the postseason. Especially when defenses are generally more…

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Clippers Have Shown NBA How to Attack Warriors

The Golden State Warriors comfortably took care of business against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 1 of their first-round series. And while nothing is guaranteed, there was no indication that they’ll struggle to dispatch the Clippers in four or five games. However, that doesn’t mean the series has nothing to teach us, as even…

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Don’t Judge Marc Gasol’s Toronto Raptors Fit Until NBA Playoffs

The acquisition of Marc Gasol at the trade deadline gave the Toronto Raptors a key upgrade at a spot that could be pivotal in their postseason run. While the Raptors have mostly started Serge Ibaka at center this year, there are specific matchups in which a larger, more traditionally-sized big man is necessary. Unfortunately, Jonas…

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NBA Chalk Talk: Secrets of a Favorite Boston Celtics Set

The origins of the Princeton offense predate the NBA itself, first popping up at, you guessed it, Princeton University in the late 1930s. 80 years later, it’s alive and well in the best basketball league in the world, with variations and updates made to the core principles along the way. While it’s rare to see…

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