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Chicago Bulls: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Bulls are the rare NBA contender that will have 2 different starters this season, technically 3 if you include Derrick Rose’s return, but after their excellent offseason adding multiple big pieces their starting 5 and bench will be much better […]

Brooklyn Nets: Bojan Bogdanovic Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 years, 10 million After being selected 31st overall in 2011 by the Heat and having his rights traded to the Nets, Bojan Bogdanovic has played the past three seasons in the Adriatic League with Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul […]

Milwaukee Bucks: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Milwaukee Bucks have found themselves a franchise player in rookie Jabari Parker, have added 2 point guards and have an excellent collection of young talent, but what should be their starting 5 next season? PG: Kendall Marshall – Kendall Marshall is […]

Dallas Mavericks: Jameer Nelson Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 5.5 million (there’s a player option) The Mavericks just keep adding talent. The Mavericks may have Raymond Felton, Devin Harris and Gal Mekel at point guard, but they have wisely signed Jameer Nelson, who is actually the best of the group. […]

Minnesota Timberwolves: Robbie Hummel Resigning Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, minimum As a fan of Hummel I love that he is still in the NBA. He said no to the NBA on multiple occasions in college to stay at Purdue, yet tore his knee and there was a strong chance that he wouldn’t be […]

Detroit Pistons: What’s Greg Monroe’s Value? By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… It’s now more than three weeks since the start of free agency and most of the top end players on the market have been signed. Yet one of the Detroit Pistons’ valuable big man, Greg Monroe, remains in limbo – not actively shopping himself […]

San Antoino Spurs: Matt Bonner Signing Grade By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Deal: 1 year/$1.4 million (veterans’ minimum) The Spurs have resigned backup big man Matt Bonner. Last season, Bonner played behind Tiago Splitter and Tim Duncan all the way up to the championship. Outside of the Spurs Big 3, Bonner is the only player […]

Detroit Pistons: Cartier Martin and Aaron Gray Signing Grades By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Cartier Martin Contract: 2 seasons, veteran’s minimum (about 2 million, player option) Martin has played for 5 teams in 6 seasons (3 this season) and has only played in 220 games, but he has produced when he has played. He is an […]

Dallas Mavericks: Al Farouq Aminu Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, minimum (player option) This is one of the best value contracts in the NBA. With Rashard Lewis’s contract voided because of injury, they moved to small forward Al Farouq Aminu to give them depth and signing him for the minimum […]

Houston Rockets: Daniels, Smith, Dorsey Signing Grades By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Troy Daniels Contract: 2 years, 2 million Daniels came from the D-League late last season and played very well for the Rockets during their disappointing playoff run, including saving them from the brink of elimination in the thrilling […]