Hollinger: My favorite under-the-radar guys from the Las Vegas Summer League

The first weekend of the NBA Summer League brought us perhaps the most entertaining matchup of the entire event as top pick Victor Wembanyama went toe-to-toe with … Michael Devoe? Of course, it wasn’t supposed to be that way. Devoe only played that much because third-choice Scoot Henderson, who was slated to be Wembanyama’s foil … Read more

Unrealistic NBA blockbuster trades that could shake up the 2023-24 season

Many NBA personnel love this time of year because there are no games, free agency is pretty much over, Summer League just ended, and it’s finally time for that summer vacation with their family that they’ve been looking forward to. Before training camp in late September, there really isn’t much going on around the league. … Read more

Tobias Harris? Karl-Anthony Towns? Evaluating your Pistons trade proposals

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The rare quiet period in the NBA calendar has arrived … or has it? With the combine, the draft, the initial waves of free agency and Summer League all in the rearview mirror, organizations have a chance to breathe before training camp begins in late September. But some don’t and won’t use the quiet period … Read more

Top 4 targets for the $10.2 million Lonzo Ball Disabled Player Exception

Top 4 targets for the $10.2 million Lonzo Ball Disabled Player Exception

The Chicago Bulls will more than likely be without Lonzo Ball for the entire 2023-24 season. The young floor general has suffered setback after setback after sustaining an injury to his knee in January 2022 and has been unable to return to action since. There is a silver lining to Ball’s long absence, however; the … Read more

Assessing the San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard Trade 5 Years Later

DeMar DeRozan #10 of the San Antonio Spurs greets Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors at the end of the game at the AT&T Center on January 3, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Ronald Cortes/Getty Images A controversial trade that sent then-face of the San Antonio Spurs franchise, Kawhi Leonard, to the Toronto Raptors … Read more

Hollinger: In NBA free agency, cap space is not cool anymore

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Follow our live free-agency news and analysis from our entire NBA staffand sign up for The Bounce to get basketball content delivered straight to your inbox. I’m old enough to remember when cap space mattered, when the words “max room” were enough to get your team’s fans giddy over the possibility of All-NBA superstars stepping … Read more

5 NBA Teams That Could Reset, Plus Postseason Bouncies Awards

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This is the digital version of The Bounce.If you want it sooner, start each day with The Bounce delivered to your inbox. Sign up here. Karl-Anthony Towns will say literally anything on your podcast. Offseason reset Which teams are in denial? With news of the Wizards and Bradley Beal considering a trade should Washington rebuild, … Read more