We’re well past the NBA draft and into free agency. Rosters are beginning to take shape, giving us a sense of what rotations across the league will look like next season. For that reason, it’s a great time to look at the NBA Rookie of the Year odds.
Since the Miami Heat “Big Three” era ended, the team has done a great job of scouting and developing talent. They have turned undrafted and second round picks into productive rotational players. Could KZ Okpala be next?
Grading the Boston Celtics Offseason Moves Thus Far
The Boston Celtics have made moves within the past few days, some good, some questionable. Boston had looming questions heading into free agency. After a successful draft, the team still had some holes to fill and other positions to solidify.
The Boston Celtics have now officially locked up their future for the next five years. For the next five seasons, the Celtic forward will be staying in Boston on a max contract extension. The deal is worth $195 million.
This is the fourth day of NBA free agency. So far, the Miami Heat re-signed Goran Dragic, Meyers Leonard, and Udonis Haslem. They lost Jae Crowder and Derrick Jones Jr to bigger offers. To replace the two players, they added Avery Bradley and Moe Harkless. While the moves may not be exciting to some, it’s clear Miami remains focused on 2021.
Knicks Receive Unfortunate Dose of Reality from Michael Jordan
The New York Knicks were poised to make a run at Gordon Hayward in free agency, but he instead got $120 million from the Charlotte Hornets. After a great draft week, New York received a bit of a reality check.