Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers

Society Top 50: No. 46 – Joel Embiid

Name: Joel Embiid Position: 46 Team: Philadelphia 76ers 2016-17 Regular Season General Stats: 20.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 2.1 apg, 2.5 bpg, 46.6 FG%, 36.7 3PT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 24.1 PER, 58.4 TS%, 1.9 WS, 0.0 OBPM, 3.2 DBPM, 1.0 VORP   The Breakdown: How many times did any of us really think about the words “The process” when

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DeAndre Jordan, Los Angeles Clippers

Society Top 50: No. 47 – DeAndre Jordan

Name: DeAndre Jordan Position: 47 Team: Los Angeles Clippers 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 12.7 pts 13.8 reb 1.2 ast 1.7 blk 71.4 FG% 48.2 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 21.8 PER 67.3 TS% 11.8 WS 1.0 OBPM 3.0 DBPM 3.9 VORP   The Breakdown: This is probably the biggest surprise on our list so far. DeAndre Jordan is

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Jrue Holiday, New Orleans Pelicans

Society Top 50: No. 48 – Jrue Holiday

Name: Jrue Holiday Position: 48 Team: New Orleans Pelicans 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 15.4 pts 7.3 ast 3.9 reb 1.5 stl 45.4 FG% 35.6 3P% 70.8 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 17.1 PER 53.2 TS% 3.8 WS 1.2 OBPM 0.5 DBPM 2.0 VORP   The Breakdown:  Jrue Holiday showed courage in a season where his number one focus

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NBA Free Agent Signings Still Getting No Love

It’s been a month and a half into NBA free agency and the same names keep coming up in the media. Gordon Hayward signed in Boston, Paul Millsap left for Denver, and many other stars re-signed max deals to remain with their franchises. But there are small-scale signings people tend to forget about. These aren’t

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International

Top 10 Best International Players of All-time

The NBA is where the best players in the world congregate and compete against one another to achieve personal and career success. Players can break onto the NBA scene from their performance in college or while playing at the professional level internationally. The NBA is the perfect blend of mixing the play styles of both

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Over and Under: The 2003 NBA Draft

The 2003 NBA Draft is regarded as one of the best drafts in NBA history. Four of the top five picks (LeBron James #1, Carmelo Anthony #3, Chris Bosh #4 and Dwyane Wade #5) have been selected to multiple All-Star games, All-NBA teams, and Olympic teams, as well as a few championships for some. Including

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NBA

NBA franchises with the least sense of direction

During the NBA offseason, we get to see which teams will tend to take a leap, or what teams will do to regress for the upcoming season. This offseason we have seen teams like Boston, who obtained Gordon Hayward, as well as the 3rd overall pick in Jayson Tatum, improve their team to make a

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All-NBA Overpaid Team

What a time to be an NBA free agent. The league had a spike in salary cap, increasing all players contracts. Now stars sign mega deals, starters sign max deals and bench players sign contracts larger than former NBA players made in their entire career. With these large contracts, not every one panned out. Teams

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2002 NBA Draft

Over and Under: The 2002 NBA Draft

The Over/Under Drafted series is back. Today I will be looking at the 2002 NBA Draft. Here are the links to the 2000 and 2001 drafts if you need to catch up. The 2002 Draft had a lot of good prospects coming out but many of the top selections failed to meet expectations in the

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Winners and Losers in NBA Free Agency

Less than one week into NBA free agency, NBA franchises have combined to spend billions of dollars on NBA free agents. Unrestricted free agents were quick to sign contracts, giving max players over $130 million and average players over $50 million. With the rise in salary cap, teams are taking advantage of it to improve

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