Hoops Rumors Originals: 8/24/19 – 8/31/19

Every week, the Hoops Rumors writing team creates original content to complement our news feed. Here are our original segments and features from the past seven days:

  • This week in our Community Shootaround discussions, we focused on:
  • Luke Adams analyzed the amount of “dead money” each NBA franchise is carrying for the 2019/20 season.
  • In this week’s Polls, we asked:
    • Will the Pistons make the playoffs? 60% of you said that they will.
    • Will Team USA win the 2019 FIBA World Cup? Over 60% of you said yes, but over 41% of you said that Team USA will lose at least one game.
  • We began a breakdown of the status of every team’s second-round picks for the 2020 NBA Draft.
  • This year’s Remaining Offseason Questions series began with the Eastern Conference:
  • Luke Adams took a look at the NBA players who are headed overseas for the 2019/20 season.
  • We provided an up-to-date list of all NBA players who will or could become free agents in the summer of 2021.
  • Who are the NBA’s highest-paid players for the 2019/20 season? Find out right here. What about by team? We also have that list, here.
  • October 31 is the last day for teams to exercise team options on the rookie scale contracts of former first-round picks. Check out the decisions on tap for Halloween 2019.

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