The NBA In Texas

The NBA in Texas: 2nd Year Player Expectations

Bill Simpson and Dimitri Skoumpourdis take a look at which second-year players are primed to take a step forward in the 2017-2018 season as well as some news around the NBA and CBA.

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The NBA In Texas #224: NBA 2k Ratings Discussion

Bill Simpson and Dimitri Skoumpourdis welcome Damian Murphy back to the NBA In Texas as our resident NBA 2k expert dishes on the latest batch of ratings including a lively back and forth on Kristaps Porzingis and the merit of his rating.

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The NBA In Texas #223: Tilman Fertitta Purchases The Houston Rockets

Bill Simpson and Dimitri Skoumpourdis discuss some instant takeaways from the news of Tilman Fertitta purchasing the Houston Rockets and take a look at some 2014 rookies who are eligible for extensions and what they might command on the market.

 

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SB Nation’s Tim Cato Talks Dallas Mavericks, Nerlens Noel, Dennis Smith Jr.

Bill Simpson talks to Tim Cato about what the upcoming season looks like for the Dallas Mavericks, including the expectations of Dennis Smith Jr., contract situation of Nerlens Noel, of course some Dirk talk and more. 

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The NBA In Texas #221: San Antonio Spurs Preview

Bill Simpson and Dimitri Skoumpourdis break down the San Antonio Spurs offseason and how it will impact their standing in the Western Conference next year before locking in some long-term futures bets for the NBA season.

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The NBA In Texas #220: Western Conference Over/Unders

Bill Simpson and Dimitri Skoumpourdis discuss the over/under projections for the Western Conference and offer some of their favorite plays ahead of the 2017–2018 season.

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The NBA in Texas #219: Ben Golliver Talks Kyrie Irving Trade, Eastern Conference

Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver joins the show today to break down the trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and Brooklyn's 2018 unprotected first-round pick. Did either team get better in the short term? How will LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas gel in Cleveland? We then break down the status of the Eastern Conference, why it's been so bad for so long and how we enjoy being Western Conference elitists. 

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The NBA in Texas #218: Kyrie Irving Traded to Boston Celtics

Bill and Dimitri break down the Kyrie Irving trade to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and Brooklyn's 2018 unprotected first-round pick. They give their initial reactions, a grade for each team A-F and their overall thoughts on how it impacts the upcoming season. 

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The NBA In Texas #217: Which NBA Teams Will Regress and Which Will Improve?

Bill Simpson and Dimitri Skoumpourdis take a look at which teams could outperform and regress from last season’s win total, which coach could be the first to get fired and which team will be the worst in the NBA next season.

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The NBA In Texas #216: Houston Rockets 2017–2018 Schedule Analysis

Bill Simpson and Dimitri Skoumpourdis discuss key takeaways from the recently-released Houston Rockets schedule including toughest stretches, national games and record predictions.

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