Kevin Pelton looks at the smart signing of Kyle Lowry compared to some other deals for guards.
Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus looks at the coming week in the NBA with an eye toward fantasy matchups and lists five players with favorable matchups worth starting, five with unfavorable matchups to bench and one waiver pickup to target.
The Bulls have performed significantly better when Brad Miller has been on the court against the Celtics, meaning he should see even more time off the bench in Game 7.
In the first round of the playoffs, teams are knocking down 3-pointers at a remarkably high rate. And the hottest shooters keep advancing to the next round.
The Celtics won a title last year based on stifling defense. Without Kevin Garnett, the foundation of Boston's success should crumble.