6 weeks from tomorrow, we’ll all be watching when the NBA regular season tips off. It’s a ways off still, but we’ll still be bringing you our own content as well other great pieces for you to read on a daily basis. Here are today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.
Yes, Ricky Rubio Needs To Be a Better Shooter and Scorer But How Much Better: By Steve McPherson (@steventurous)
This piece from Steve McPherson is a few weeks old, but I just saw it so I’m sharing it now. Over at A Wolf Among Wolves, True Hoop’s Minnesota Timberwolves site, McPherson writes about Ricky Rubio and his jumper. Everyone agrees that Rubio needs to become an improved shooter, but not everyone can be Stephen Curry. McPherson tries to come up with a reasonable mark for Rubio to get to, while also reminding us that he doesn’t need to completely change the type of player he is.
Super-Shiny Time Machines: Another Summer Roundtable: By Hickory High Staff (@hickoryhigh)
The guys at Hickory High are back with another monster summer roundtable. This edition features poetry about Jimmy Butler, their favorite offseason story and their opinions on what the Celtics should do with Rajon Rondo.
EuroBasket 2013: NBA role players making most of opportunity: By Kevin Zimmerman (@offensivelyfoul)
EuroBasket 2013 has been going strong for over a week now, and has featured a number of NBA players. Over at SB Nation, Kevin Zimmerman gives us the low down on some lesser known NBA players who have been making a name for themselves at the tournament.