The above is the first play from Game 2 in Dallas. The first play. Now, I could get into a complex series of analytic notes on this, about how Tim Duncan’s high screen barely clips Shawn Marion, yet Marion is… Continue Reading
While I was watching the post-game press conferences on NBATV after the games tonight (yes, I’m aware that I have too much free time on my hands), I saw on the crawl that Dwight Howard is now the first player… Continue Reading
Amid the Thunder’s first-round postseason series with the Lakers, the NBA announced yesterday that the Oklahoma City head coach Scott Brooks was the recipient of the league’s coach of the year award for the 2009-2010 season. Despite his team’s trailing… Continue Reading
I was never expecting an Orlando-Charlotte series to be pretty, and I wouldn’t expect you to either, unless both teams forcing each other into some terrible, terrible offense is your idea of beauty. Which actually brings up an interesting point:… Continue Reading
The last resident in the Barclays Center footprint has decided to leave of his own accord. Blazers forward Nicolas Batum is questionable for Game 3 against the Suns. While Joakim Noah might hate Cleveland, LeBron James loves Chicago.
We hear it all the time: “Player X needs a change of scenery.” Typically, this statement is made when a player performs beneath his potential as a result of his constrictive environment. Â It could be that his skill set is… Continue Reading
So Mark Cuban announced he hates the Spurs. Seems fair. After all, the Spurs and his Mavericks both play in Texas, they both play in the Western Conference, and the Spurs have four championships in the last eleven years. Dallas?… Continue Reading
Mike Dunleavy has a payment issue with his former organization, the Los Angeles Clippers. Mark Cuban hates the Spurs. Andrei Kirilenko hopes to return to the Jazz from injury earlier than expected.
For the Suns, it’s that simple: all they have to do is play the same way they’ve been playing over the last two months, and they’ll win the series. As the better team (or in this case, the healthier team),… Continue Reading
Progress. A little over three weeks ago, I was playing some pickup hoops with some of my friends. It was a little windy out and I was having a bad day shooting the ball. It probably would have been a… Continue Reading