Tag Archives: NBA

The Steph Curry Rule

Former Brooklyn Nets Assistant GM Bobby Marks suggested during opening night of the NBA season that the NBA should have a Steph Curry Rule, allowing players to renegotiate their contracts even if their teams are over the cap. The full tweet can be seen here: NBA should have the “Steph Curry” rule. The ability to […]

That Weird Sign-and-Trade Rule

As mentioned in my Tristan Thompson piece, the Cleveland Cavaliers do have the option to sign-and-trade Thompson. If this ever came to fruition, the Cavs could only receive future assets and a trade exception in return. The trade exception, however, would not reflect whatever Thompson’s new salary would be. Instead, the exception is limited by […]

Options for Tristan Thompson & Cleveland Cavaliers

On October 1st at midnight Tristan Thompson let his qualifying offer with the Cleveland Cavaliers expire. The Cavs declined to offer Thompson a new contract that was acceptable to him and his agent and Thompson was unwilling to sign a $6,777,589 qualifying offer and play one year for less than his perceived market value. By […]

How it Works: The Eurostash

The practice of drafting an international players and then stashing them overseas (the “Eurostash”) is common, but the logistics of it from a team and salary cap perspective are not often discussed. This post explains how Eurostashing works, the rules behind it, and the salary cap consequences of this practice. If an international player is […]

A Look Back: Andrew Wiggins Kansas Scouting Report

Below is a scouting report on Andrew Wiggins that I completed last May for a member of an NBA front office. With the end of the college season coming up in about a month and the scrutiny of a new draft class just picking up, I thought it would be fun to look back on some […]

The Goran Dragic Decision

There has been a severe uptick in trade talks involving the Suns since just before the All-Star break. Goran Dragic is apparently attracting a lot of interest from the Rockets, Knicks, and Lakers looking to acquire Dragic before the deadline passes this Thursday on February 19th. Houston is the only team that would benefit on […]

Team Salaries Coming Soon!

I am in the process of finalizing and uploading the salary cap information of all 30 NBA teams including notes on how much cap space they have, whether they are above the luxury tax, and the number and dollar amounts of their trade exceptions. I tried to make them as detailed as possible while keeping […]

Trade Deadline Scenarios Pt. 2

Trade Scenario #1 This is a three-team deal involving the Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets, and Charlotte Hornets. GSW gets: Wilson Chandler DEN gets: Lance Stephenson, Gerald Henderson, 2015 1st Rd (CHA) CHA gets: Andre Iguodala, Aaron Afflalo Why Golden State Does It If you look at my previous post, Trade Deadline Scenarios Pt. 1, […]