Tagged NBA Draft 2020

How Golden State Warriors Can Return to Contention

The Golden State Warriors have one hell of a parachute. After five consecutive trips to the NBA Finals, the Dubs’ 2019-20 season ended in an injury-plagued free fall into the league’s abyss, only to land into the offseason rather smoothly. In addition to a healthy Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson returning to the lineup and…

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2020 NBA Draft: Top Wing Targets for the Brooklyn Nets

While the core of the 2020-21 Brooklyn Nets roster is pretty much set, the NBA Draft remains a crucial offseason juncture. Given the current state of the club, general manager Sean Marks may approach the scouting and selection process a bit differently than he has during the past four seasons. The rebuilding Nets hit major…

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BbA 9: Navigating NBA Draft Bias with Adam Spinella

In this ninth episode of TBW’s Basketball by Association podcast, Arky Shea and Joel C. Cordes are joined by bballwriters.com‘s Adam Spinella to examine how much bias plays a part in scouting players prior to the 2020 NBA Draft. Centered around Adam’s “2020 NBA Draft: On Bias, Tyrese Maxey & Evaluating Shooting”, we discuss how…

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Where We Hit and Missed on NBA Season Predictions So Far

Before the first game of the season, I threw out 50 fairly bold predictions for the NBA season, all of which were rooted in optimism and belief. As always, one subtle action can change how the dominos fall, whether it’s an injury (here’s looking at you, Stephen Curry) or the unforeseen ascension of talent. We’re…

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Early Surprises in the 2020 NBA Draft Landscape

There have been some unforeseen developments in the 2020 NBA Draft landscape through the first few weeks of the international and college hoops season. Several prospects are adding skills and adjusting to a higher level of competition sooner than we thought. Others are thriving in a bigger role and are more versatile than anticipated. They’re…

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