Charlie Liptrott looks at how the Charlotte Hornets have emerged as a surprise playoff contender and a team with a bright future.
The Portland Trail Blazers’ hopes rest on Damian Lillard’s shoulders and he’s uniquely positioned to deliver for his team. It’s Dame Time
The rise of a new superstar in Boston seems like good news, but Charlie Liptrott wonders whether it might throw a few spanners into the Celtics’ works
Sam Presti and the Risks of Asset Accumulation
Asset accumulation is a prevalent front office strategy. Logically, it provides teams with the best chance of landing a star. But Charlie Liptrott asks whether the toll it takes on players is worth it.
On paper, the Clippers had high hopes last season, but Charlie Liptrott shows why LA can’t just cross it all out and start again
Daryl Morey Found Unconventional Success with the Houston Rockets
Daryl Morey found love (and success) in a hopeless place. The Rockets may have not won a championship, but Morey’s impact on the entire NBA has been huge.
Nobody knew what to make of Michael Porter Jr. on draft night, but after a strong postseason, the future looks bright for Denver’s gamble. Charlie Liptrott looks at one of the Orlando Bubble’s breakout players.
From LeBron James to Jimmy Butler: The ups and downs of the Miami Heat’s return to the top
Pat Riley has earned his place in NBA history, on the court and off it. In Miami, he’s proven once again that he can build contender. Charlie Liptrott looks at Riley’s smart moves.