“Patience”: 2015-16 Charlotte Hornets Preview

Last season: 33-49, 4th, Southeast Division (11th, Eastern Conference), Missed Playoffs Notable Acquisitions: G/F Nicolas Batum (via trade w/ POR), F/C Spencer Hawes (via trade w/ LAC), G Jeremy Lamb (via trade w/ OKC), G Jeremy Lin (free agent, LAL), F Tyler Hansbrough (free agent, TOR), G Aaron Harrison (Kentucky, undrafted rookie) Draft Picks: F/C Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin, 9th overall) Notable Losses: G Lance Stephenson (LAC), G Gerald Henderson (POR), F Noah Vonleh (POR), F/C Bismack Biyombo … Continue reading “Patience”: 2015-16 Charlotte Hornets Preview

“Hotline Bling”: 2015-16 Toronto Raptors Season Preview

Last season: 49-33, 2nd, Atlantic Division (4th, Eastern Conference), Lost 4-0 to WSH in Quarterfinals Notable Acquisitions: F DeMarre Carroll (free agent, ATL), Cory Joseph (free agenct, SAS), C Bismack Biyambo (free agent, CHA), F Luis Scola (free agent, IND), F Anthony Bennett (via waivers). Draft Picks: G Delon Wright (Utah, 20th overall), G Norman Powell (UCLA, 46th overall) Notable Losses: G Lou Williams (LAL) #DogTags: Top DOG: Kyle Lowry Star UnderDOG (al-most star): DeMar DeRozan TDIT (Top DOG In … Continue reading “Hotline Bling”: 2015-16 Toronto Raptors Season Preview

“The Best Players Will Play”: 2015-16 Boston Celtics Season Preview

Last season: 40-42, 2nd, Atlantic Division (7th, Eastern Conference), Lost 4-0 to CLE in Quarterfinals Notable Acquisitions: F David Lee (via trade w/ GSW), Amir Johnson (free agent, TOR), F Perry Jones (via trade w/ OKC) Draft Picks: G Terry Rozier (Louisville, 16th overall), G RJ Hunter (Georgia State, 28th overall), F Jordan Mickey (LSU, 33rd overall), G Marcus Thornton (William & Mary, 45th overall) Notable Losses: G Phil Pressey (POR) #DogTags: … Continue reading “The Best Players Will Play”: 2015-16 Boston Celtics Season Preview

“Fire and Desire”: 2015-16 New York Knicks Season Preview

Last season: 17-65, 5th, Atlantic Division (15th, Eastern Conference), Missed Playoffs Notable Acquisitions: G Arron Afflalo (free agent, POR), C Robin Lopez (free agent, POR), G Jerian Grant (19th overall, Notre Dame; acquired via trade w/ WAS), F/C Kyle O’Quinn (free agent, ORL), F Derrick Williams (free agent, SAC), G Sasha Vujacic (free agent, Istanbul BB), Kevin Seraphin (free agent, WAS), G/F Thanasis Antetokounmpo (2014 Draft Pick) … Continue reading “Fire and Desire”: 2015-16 New York Knicks Season Preview

“Move Along, Nothing to See Here!”: 2015-16 Brooklyn Nets Season Preview

Last season: 38-44, 3rd, Atlantic Division (8th, Eastern Conference), Lost 4-2 to ATL in Quarterfinals Notable Acquisitions: F/C Andrea Bargnani (free agent, NYK), G Donald Sloan (free agent, IND), F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (Arizona, 23rd overall; acquired via trade w/ POR), F/C Thomas Robinson (free agent, PHI), Shane Larkin (free agent, NYK), G Wayne Ellington (free agent, LAL), Quincy Miller (trade w/ DET), F/C Willie Reed (free agent) Draft Picks: F … Continue reading “Move Along, Nothing to See Here!”: 2015-16 Brooklyn Nets Season Preview

“Baby Steps”: 2015-16 Philadelphia 76ers Season Preview

Last season: 19-63, 4th, Atlantic Division (14th Eastern Conference), Missed Postseason Notable Acquistions: G Nik Stauskas (trade w/ SAC), F Carl Landry (trade w/ SAC), G Kendall Marshall (free agent), G Pierre Jackson (free agent), G Scottie Wilbekin (free agent) Draft Picks: C Jahlil Okafor (Duke, 3rd overall), C Guillermo Hernangomez (Spain, 35th overall), F Richaun Holmes (Bowling Green, 37th overall), C Arturas Gudaitis (Lithuania, 47th overall), G/F J.P. Tokoto … Continue reading “Baby Steps”: 2015-16 Philadelphia 76ers Season Preview