Eastern and Western Conference teams jockeying for NBA playoff positioning will meet Sunday night when the Indiana Pacers visit the Memphis Grizzlies. Sunday's matchup is the first in a three-game homestand before Memphis embarks on a season-long, seven-game trip beginning April 16. The Grizzlies are coming off another road swing of four games, wherein they won the first three.
Why not do what other rebuilding teams do and weaponize their cap space? Should the NY Knicks weaponize their cap space for more draft picks? It seems the Knicks are taking the small-market approach with building their roster and if they miss out on Kawhi Leonard in free agency, there isn’t a whole lot left available that would be worthwhile to spend their money on.
Since his return on March 21st against the Sixers, Quickley has averaged 9 points a game on a paltry 33 percent from the field. More worryingly, he is averaging a whole free throw attempt less than he had before the injury, a sign of reduced aggressiveness. In the three games prior to getting hurt, Quickley was averaging 18.3 points per game and playing with tenacity and confidence.