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May 23rd, 2010

State of the Cap: Memphis Grizzlies

Sun, 05/23/2010 - 12:41pm

By Mike Misek

2010/11 Memphis Grizzlies Payroll: $
47.3 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $
56.1 million
Roughly: $8.8 million under cap

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May 22nd

State of the Cap: Houston Rockets

Sat, 05/22/2010 - 8:46pm

By Mike Misek

2010/11 Houston Rockets Payroll: $58.1 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $56.1 million
Roughly: $2 million over cap


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Luis ScolaLuis ScolaYao Ming - ETO for $17.7 million
Jared Jeffries - Player Option for $6.9 million
Chuck Hayes - Team Option for $2.3 million
Mike Harris - Non-guaranteed Team Option for $854K

Combine Measurement Analysis

Sat, 05/22/2010 - 2:23pm

The measurements from Chicago provide a quantifiable look at players eligible for this year's draft. And while it's important to keep things in perspective: player's measurements don't play basketball, a player's height, wingspan and standing reach certainly aid in a player's basketball abilities. With the official measurements being released, here's our analysis of what it all means.

May 21st

State of the Cap: San Antonio Spurs

Fri, 05/21/2010 - 2:39pm

By Mike Misek

2010/11 San Antonio Spurs Payroll: $66 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $56.1 million
Roughly: $9.9 million over cap


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2010 NBA Draft Combine Official Measurements

Fri, 05/21/2010 - 11:35am
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May 20th

NBA Draft Combine: Day 1

Thu, 05/20/2010 - 12:14pm

Today was day 1 of the NBA Draft Combine from the Attack Athletics training center in Chicago, Illinois.

Paul GeorgePaul GeorgeThe following are observations from the Thursday AM telecast on ESPNU. Granted many scouts feel this workout/combine has become a pointless event to attend anyway.

May 19th

State of the Cap: Dallas Mavericks

Wed, 05/19/2010 - 7:25pm

By Mike Misek

2010/11 Dallas Mavericks Payroll: $84 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $56.1 million
Roughly: $17.9 million over cap


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May 18th

Mock Draft Lottery

Tue, 05/18/2010 - 7:56pm

With the ping-pong balls creating surprises in the NBA draft lottery, the Wizards and 76ers were lucky winners, while the Nets, Timberwolves and Warriors each dropped two spots.

Let's look at how things may go for all the lottery teams on June 24.

Top 100 Prospects

Tue, 05/18/2010 - 10:30am

Wesley JohnsonWesley JohnsonWith tonight's draft lottery shaping the final pieces of the draft order puzzle, here's a look at our top 100 draft prospects available. The International early entries (such as Kevin Seraphin, Tibor Pleiss and Pablo Aguilar) will have until June 14th to withdraw their names if they decide to. The NCAA underclassmen deadline to withdraw on the other hand has already passed meaning that the NCAA pool of players is set.

May 17th

Draft Lottery: Is it broke, and can we fix it?

Tue, 05/18/2010 - 5:24am

A basketball is approximately six times larger in circumference than a ping pong ball. Yet once a year, basketball fans around the country allow a few ping pong balls to stir up six times as much excitement as any basketball game had the previous season.