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  1. Royce Webb

    Royce Webb

    NBA | Twitter

    Royce Webb is the director of analytics for ESPN Digital and Print Media.

  2. 'Black Planet' author on NBA, new film

    Royce Webb

    When James Franco wants to make a movie with you, say yes. That's what David Shields did, and the result is "Return to Black Planet," scheduled to debut in early 2015. The film is based on "Black Planet: Facing Race During an NBA Season," the book...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. NBA - How injury alters Kevin Durant's #NBArank

    Royce Webb

    ESPN's Royce Webb explains how Kevin Durant's foot injury alters his place in #NBArank.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  4. Did #NBArank overrate Kobe?

    Royce Webb

    It's time to take "respect" out of the NBA vocabulary, and Kobe Bryant proves it. Look at what is happening with the announcement that Kobe finished 40th in this year's #NBArank. The same thing happened a year ago when we predicted Kobe to be the...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  5. Predict: Nets-Raptors and Blazers-Rockets

    Royce Webb

    We want to see what TrueHoop readers predict will happen in two series: Nets-Raptors and Blazers-Rockets. We're looking for your best, most accurate opinion about each series. You can vote here: Nets-Raptors | Blazers-Rockets We will publish...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  6. Why we're ranking NBA front offices

    Royce Webb

    Which teams have the best management? Here's what we found out in the first edition of our NBA front-office rankings.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  7. Talking honestly about tanking

    Royce Webb

    Adam Silver is the HoopIdea commish, and that's a very good thing for the NBA and its fans. As your new NBA editor Henry Abbott wrote this weekend, the buzzword in the NBA is innovation. Another hot buzzword from Silver: transparency. Silver u...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  8. 2013 NBA playoffs: New NBA Finals forecast

    Royce Webb

    The Warriors' postseason surge has shaken up our panel's NBA Finals prediction.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  9. 2013 NBA playoffs: Forecasting the conference semifinals

    Royce Webb

    Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for which teams will win the NBA's conference semifinal series.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2013
  10. Let the players decide the game

    Royce Webb

    The OKC Thunder might feel ashamed Thursday. But as Robin Williams said to Matt Damon, "It's not your fault. It's not your fault. It's not your fault. It's not your fault." Yes, it's hard to blame the players for intentionally fouling Houston ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  11. ESPN Forecast: Sacramento Kings' future

    Royce Webb

    Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for where the Kings should and will play in the future.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  12. 2013 NBA playoffs: New Western Conference forecast

    Royce Webb

    Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for which teams will win the West's first-round series.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  13. It's time to end intentional fouls

    Royce Webb

    A few questions about intentional fouls in the NBA: Are they good for the game? No. Would the game be better if players were intentionally fouled more? Of course not. Would the game be better if players were intentionally fouled less? Yes...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  14. 10 points on tanking

    Henry Abbott, Beckley Mason, and Royce Webb

    April 2012 was an epic month for tanking in the NBA. But now it's time for the playoffs, when losing is never beneficial. As we shift our focus from tanking season to the postseason, let's sum up. Here are 10 points from HoopIdea on tanking: ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  15. When tankers tell the truth

    Royce Webb

    NBA teams have been tanking for decades to improve their draft position (and for other reasons), and NBA insiders have talked about tanking for decades -- in fact, over the years the NBA itself has recognized the potential for tanking and dealt with ...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  16. How to fix goaltending

    Royce Webb

    Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images According to David Stern, this missed call might end up changing the game for the better. Credit where it's due for this HoopIdea -- David Stern. Just a few weeks after the NBA acknowledged that an official i...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  17. Falling down on the job

    Royce Webb

    Why do we have flopping? Because it's rewarded. Because falling down gets you wins. How do we know? Because the league's most prominent floppers are a who's who of MVP candidates, All-Stars and NBA champions. No rules committee brought us...

    Blog | March 26, 2012