Are the West-leading Grizzlies and Rockets truly the top teams in the NBA's best conference? Kevin Pelton examines the early-season success of both clubs and explains what point differential tells us about long-term results.
What's led to the Cleveland Cavaliers' disappointing 1-3 start? Kevin Pelton points to the team's offensive struggles and, more importantly, its lack of rim protection that is driving down its defense.
Is the door open for Golden State to win the Western Conference now that the Thunder are injury-ravaged? Kevin Pelton takes a look at the Warriors' hot start and what Steve Kerr & Co. need to improve upon to reach the next level.
Are the Thunder doomed, losing both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook for such a long stretch? Kevin Pelton take a historical look at NBA teams that have lost two stars to injury at the same time. Plus, news and notes from around the league.
Kevin Pelton examines the Chicago Bulls' 57-win projection for the 2014-15 season, noting that Derrick Rose's inclusion in the lineup has little impact on the team's forecast. Plus, news and notes from around the league.
Kevin Pelton makes five bold predictions using his SCHOENE projection system, including the Cleveland Cavaliers setting a new record for team offense and Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson sinking more 3s than the entire Lakers team combined.
Kevin Pelton sits down with Toronto Raptors wing DeMar DeRozan for an Insider Data Dialogue. They discuss DeRozen's transition to become Toronto's key cog, his love of playing in the post and what makes him more effective at shooting corner 3s.