ICYMI: Suggested Basketball Reading From Across The Web

Once again, we’re bringing you a number of interesting and informative basketball articles from across the web. Without further ado, here are today’s suggested readings.

Atlanta’s Options in the Clutch: By David Vertsberger (@_verts)

Over at the always excellent ESPN True Hoop site HawksHoop, David Vertsberger took a look at what the Hawks might do when the game is on the line. With former San Antonio Spurs assistant Mike Budenhozler taking over the reigns in Atlanta, Vertsberger examined what the Spurs did in the finals minutes of games, and how it may apply to the Hawks.

How Twitter changes the NBA experience: By Andy Liu (@AndyKHLiu)

I, like many people, enjoy both Twitter and the NBA. So does Andy Liu of Hickory High, who wrote a very nice piece about how Twitter changes the way we watch basketball. Following basketball writers on Twitter will change the way you think about the game, whether you set out with that goal in mind or not.

Video: Celebrating Magic Johnson’s Birthday: By Matt Moore (@HPBasketball)

Yesterday was Hall of Famer Magic Johnson’s Birthday. To celebrate, Matt Moore of CBSSports.com brings you a number of videos featuring the former Laker – from brilliant passing displays to highlights from his high school days.

Who’s That Guy (Creeping Up the 2014 NBA Draft Board)? Dante Exum!: By Danny Chau (@dannychau)

With a potential once-in-a-generation talent pool, the 2014 NBA Draft has been getting hyped up for a while now. Over at Grantland, Danny Chau takes an in-depth at Dante Exum, an 18 year old Australian guard who many may not know about, but who is right up there with the best prospects in the class. Chau gives you everything you need to know about Exum, including video highlights.


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