Hoops Rumors Originals

November 3 2013 at 9:11pm CST By Ryan Raroque

Here’s a rundown of original content published by our Hoops Rumors staff this past week:

  • Luke Adams hosted a Hoops Rumors chat this past Monday.
  • Our Hoops Rumors writing team released their individual 2013/14 NBA predictions.
  • Luke pointed out which teams still have open roster spots.
  • Chuck Myron provided a list of Eastern Conference teams ranked according to the least amount of roster turnover from last season, with the Heat topping the list at 12 returning players. The Spurs led the Western Conference in the least amount of player departures with 12 returnees as well.
  • Nearly 27% of you picked Miami to repeat as NBA champions in 2013/14.
  • As far as your picks to win this season’s MVP award, LeBron James garnered nearly 26% of your votes, while Kevin Durant received about 25%.
  • Chuck recapped Friday evening’s NBDL draft.
  • Luke listed the fourth-year players who removed themselves from upcoming free agency by signing extensions this summer as well as those slated to hit the open market in July.
  • Chuck highlighted the current free agents who were playing on $5MM+ contracts last season, recapped the rookie scale option decisions, and provided a team-by-team breakdown of players who have a no-trade clause in their contract.
  • Jonathan Nehring wondered who among this summer’s notable restricted free agents will end up getting a maximum contract. 36% of you agreed that it would be Greg Monroe, while 34% didn’t believe that anyone listed would receive a max deal.
  • As part of our Offseason In Review series for each NBA team, Chuck Myron took an in-depth look at the Heat did over the summer.
  • China appears to have the highest amount of players among recent NBA veterans playing overseas.
  • Charlie Adams polled our readers on who they believed would finish this season with the fewest amount of wins, and the Celtics received the highest amount of votes.
  • If you haven’t already, check out our Hoops Rumors 2013 Free Agent Tracker.
  • Here’s how you can follow specific players on Hoops Rumors.
  • Chuck explains how D-League assignments work.
  • You can keep up with player movement in non-NBA professional leagues overseas with our International Player Movement Tracker.
blog comments powered by Disqus