NBA OFFSEASON 2017
TL/NBA Discussion Highlights
- JimmiC challenges JimmyJRaynor re: Heat >link
[Details: JimmiC - Heat is not top 2 in East vs. JimmyJRaynor - Heat is top 2 in East. Loser gets thread banned entire postseason and offseason 2018. JimmyJRaynor hides, avoids the challenge]
- Keyboard Warrior posts stat proving Kobe is clutch and Lebron is not >link
- xwoGworwaTsx challenges JimmyJRaynor re: analytics >link1 >link2
[Details: xwoGworwaTsx claims JimmyJRaynor is ignorant about sports analytics, challenges him to a debate. JimmyJRaynor mutters a incoherent response, ultimately surrenders in humiliation]
- JimmyJRaynor claims to know the reason of Kobe's "shortened career" and landing mechanics after watching a kid's youtube videolink
[Details: JimmyJRaynor casually claims Kobe's landing mechanics shortened his career in a discussion about Kobe vs. Lebron clutch. Keyboard Warrior calls him out, linking the youtube video. JimmiC calls him out for using invalid statistics and the length of Kobe's so-called shortened career. JimmyJRaynor doubles down, claims he and his buddies noticed Kobe's wrong landing mechanics long before the video, and is finally caught in a sticky web of inconsistency, stupidity, and lies of his own doing.]
- JimmyJRaynor boasts about watching games live in person, boasts further that he gains deep insights from that.link
[Details: This exchange you should experience live, on the pages of the NBA Finals 2017 thread >link]
NBA Offseason Schedule
June 22 — NBA Draft
June 24 — deadline for RFA player options
June 26 — NBA Awards
June 29 — deadline for players/team termination options
June 30 — deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to players eligible for RFA
July 1 — Official start of 2017/18 league year; July moratorium begins. Free agents can begin reaching verbal agreements with teams.
July 1-17 — NBA Summer League
July 6 — July moratorium ends (11:00am CT); teams can begin officially signing players and making trades.
July 13 — Last day for teams to unilaterally withdraw qualifying offers to restricted free agents.
July 15 — Last day for teams to issue required tenders to unsigned first-round picks; those players become free agents on July 16 if not tendered.
August 31 — Last day teams may waive players and apply the stretch provision to their 2017/18 salaries.
September 5 — Last day for teams to issue required tenders to unsigned second-round picks; those players become free agents on September 6 if not tendered.
Late September (specific dates TBA) — Training camps open.
NBA Draft 2017
NBA Awards 2017
CHI out - Butler
MIN out - Lavine, Dunn, 2017 round pick
CP3 to HOU
Hayward to BOS
PG13 to OKC
NBA Summer League 2017
- Phil Jackson kicked out ot NYK
- How will the Cavs adjust to remain competitive vs. GSW next year?
- Adjustments for other playoff teams: Spurs? Houston? OKC? Celtics?
- Key player acquisitions: Paul George, Chris Paul, Gordon Hayward