If Caleb Martin doesn’t start at power forward, who will?

The 2022 NBA Free Agency moratorium was lifted Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. It also allowed restricted free agents to sign offer sheets with their old or new teams, though the latter creates a 48-hour window for their old team to match. About 30 minutes after the moratorium was lifted, the Miami Heat signed restricted free … Read more

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Spurs rookie scouting report: Malaki Branham

Welcome to the second installment of my newbie search report series for Pounding the Rock. We examined Jeremy Sochan in part one, and it’s time to take an in-depth look at Malaki Branham, the 20th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft and the middle child of San Antonio’s three teenage first-round picks. The Ohio … Read more

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Nuggets Summer League Primer: What to Look Out For

We’re just one day away from Denver Nuggets basketball, finally! Although it is a summer league game, this is the first time the Nuggets have taken the floor since April 27 when their season came to an end following a first-round elimination by the eventual champion Golden State Warriors. The Nuggets are scheduled to play … Read more

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How the Jazz’s summer league game reveals a defensive change is coming

Three thoughts on the Utah Jazz’s 86-82 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers from writer Andy Larsen of the Salt Lake Tribune. 1. Jared Butler, Xavier Sneed, Tacko Fall don’t play I hate leading a Triple Team with someone who wasn’t on the court … but, to be honest, that was the main story in a … Read more

Dallas Mavs exploring sign and trade: three ways? 4-Teams? Room for Kyrie Irving or Ben Simmons?

Coming off a season that resulted in an exciting run to the Western Conference finals, the Dallas Mavericks took a step forward by trading for Christian Wood, but then took another step back by losing Jalen Brunson to the New York Knicks at the agency. free. While it seemed like the Knicks would just sign … Read more

Zion Williamson, Pelicans aim to end ‘negative’ narratives

chicago — The Chicago Bulls signed former Pistons center Andre Drummond on Wednesday, adding a two-time All-Star and four-time rebounding champion. The team also re-signed backup forward Derrick Jones Jr. Drummond, 28, has averaged 13.8 points and 13.3 rebounds in 10 seasons with Detroit, Cleveland, the Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia and Brooklyn. He plans to … Read more

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