Offering Devin Booker supermax contract extension is no-brainer for Suns

Offering Devin Booker supermax contract extension is no-brainer for Suns

After the Phoenix Suns’ shocking end to the season, Empire of the Suns will roll through a number of questions the team has to answer this offseason. First up was Deandre Ayton’s restricted free agency. Now on the list, it’s an easier discussion on a potential supermax extension for Devin Booker. There are tons of … Read more

Hawks offseason projections: Trae Young’s outlook, De’Andre Hunter’s future, trade untouchables

Hawks offseason projections: Trae Young’s outlook, De’Andre Hunter’s future, trade untouchables

This could be a franchise-altering offseason for the Hawks, who have plenty of decisions to make regarding the future of their roster. They have a legitimate star in Trae Young. They have intriguing role players who could fit with Young, but the playoffs showed it’s a flawed roster. There’s been a lot of talk from … Read more

Who’s Soft Now? The Warriors Are Winning In The Paint.

Draymond Green found his way to the rim against the Memphis Grizzlies during Round 2 of the NBA playoffs. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images For years, even as they established a dynasty and ruled the league, the Golden State Warriors carried a reputation as a soft, jump-shooting team that could be beaten on the interior. (Probably because … Read more

MLB, not NBA, needs in season tournament like England FA Cup

Welcome to The Opener, where every weekend morning during the regular season you’ll get a fresh, topical story to start your day from one of SI.com’s MLB writers. On Tuesday, The Athletic reported the NBA is considering implementing an in-season tournament that takes place separately from its regular season and postseason structure. American sports viewers … Read more

Celtics vs. Heat: How Boston reverted to its worst clothes in nightmare third quarter during Game 1 loss

Inside the Boston Celtics, a legitimate championship contender, lives a clumsy, messy, downright dumbfounding team. When the Struggle Celtics come out, they drive into traffic, force bad shots, throw the ball away, bite on pump fakes, commit silly fouls and make the game much more complicated than it needs to be. That version of the … Read more