When NBA teams are attempting to revamp their rosters in hopes of winning an NBA championship, two routes generally present themselves as blueprints: the draft and free agency. In The Association, the latter is a much better option than the former. The reasoning is quite simple. Whereas the draft is a mysterious event surrounded by intrigue and question marks, free agency is generally an easier event to figure out.
When a team doesn't win the championship, that means they must look to free agency and the draft to improve on the areas they were lacking. Even after winning a championship, you have to look to get better, because now the target is... Read Post
The statistical blueprint for the Miami Heat to qualify as the best playoff team ever in 2013 includes winning the NBA championship on the most dominating postseason run of all time. After sweeping the Milwaukee Bucks in the opening... Read Post
The NBA draft is all about building for the future around basketball's stars of tomorrow, but if a team can stick to its long-term blueprint while improving its prospects of winning in the short term, then even better. After all, as... Read Post