Updated NBA Predictions

Updated NBA Predictions

After a wild offseason, it was obvious that I needed to revisit the predictions I made back in July. After accounting for final cuts and acquisitions, I re-ran the numbers on teams, and the updates are here: A few teams stick out, and I will briefly address them below. First, the San Antonio Spurs. I … Continue reading Updated NBA Predictions

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Team Projections for the 2017-18 Season

Team Projections for the 2017-18 Season

Last week, I shared projections for player performance in the 2017-18 season. These projections weren’t perfect, but in general, they were useful. They expected young players like Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins, and Kristaps Porzingis to take steps forward while older players like Vince Carter and Jason Terry would take steps back. To get a more … Continue reading Team Projections for the 2017-18 Season

Predicting NBA Free Agency… Plus a Review of the Ricky Rubio Trade

Predicting NBA Free Agency… Plus a Review of the Ricky Rubio Trade

With the (in)famous cap spike in the summer of 2016, the NBA saw a huge increase in the base level of contracts shelled out to free agents. Look at what Solomon Hill ($12mm) and Allen Crabbe (about $19mm) got. Both are solid players, the latter superior to the former, but they raked home deals that would be … Continue reading Predicting NBA Free Agency… Plus a Review of the Ricky Rubio Trade