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ICYMI: Suggested Basketball Readings From Across the Web

1 more day. After a long summer, the NBA season tips off tomorrow night. We’ve been waiting for this day since the day after the Heat clinched their second straight title with a Game 7 victory over the Spurs back in June. Now, it’s almost here. And as always, we’re here with words we think you should read about basketball. So check out today’s suggested basketball readings form across the web.

Grinding to a Halt: What’s Wrong with the Memphis Grizzlies’ Offense?: By Kevin Yeung (@KevinHFY)

After making their deepest playoff run in franchise history, the Grizzlies stalled out against the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. But bringing back pretty much the same team, there is hope that the squad can at least replicate their performance from last year. But the preseason has been a bit of a struggle, especially on offense. Over at SB Nation’s Grizzly Bear Blues, Kevin Yeung wrote about the offensive struggles the Grizzlies have been going through.

Mike Scott: The Surprise of the Hawks’ Preseason: By Aaron Blue (@Blue__OS)

You may not have heard of Mike Scott before, and that’s understandable, considering he was a second round pick in the 2012 draft and only appeared in 40 games for the Atlanta Hawks last year. But it may be time to get to know him. As Aaron Blue of FanSided’s Soaring Down South wrote, Scott put in a great preseason, securing himself a roster spot for this upcoming season.

 

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