12 days now until the regular season tips off with a three game slate, including a TNT doubleheader featuring the Miami Heat taking on the Chicago Bulls and an all Los Angeles match-up between the Clippers and Lakers. As we have been over the last few months, we’re back again with some pieces we think you should read to get ready for that night. So check out today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.
If for some reason you’re still unfamiliar with Curtis Harris’ excellent site, Pro Hoops History, you can rectify that egregious error by checking out this really cool piece about the best players in the 1946-47 Basketball Association of America season. The BAA was one of the earlier basketball leagues, but for some reason didn’t hand out MVP awards. So Harris took it upon himself to fix that.
Over at Hardwood Paroxysm, the guys are writing about their “sophomore crushes” – the second year guys they’re really looking forward to watching this season. Robby Kalland of Hawks.com selected Washington Wizards guard, Bradley Beal. He wrote about Beal’s shooting, and how it will be fun to see Beal get to play with John Wall for an entire season, considering the marked effect Wall had on Beal’s shooting number last year.