ICYMI: Suggested Basketball Reading From Across the Web

Last night was easily the most forgettable of this young season. Of the just four games on the schedule, the closest margin was 10 points. (Interestingly, all losing teams scored exactly 95 points. #Illuminati.) Tonight, however, should be more enjoyable, with 12 games – including Minnesota vs. Cleveland and Oklahoma City vs. Los Angeles Clippers – on the docket. As always, we’re back with some great words for you to check out. Here are today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.

Getting Defensive About Roy Hibbert: By Scott Rafferty (@crabdribbles)

Most people realize that Roy Hibbert is a great defender, but there is still a segment of the population that doesn’t quite get all the excitement over the Indiana Pacers’ big man. Over at Hardwood Paroxysm, Scott Rafferty takes an in-depth look at Hibbert’s defense, complete with some nice video and a really cool stat about where what happens to the shots Hibbert rejects.

The Anthony Davis Show: By Michael Pina (@MichaelVPina)

Everyone thought knew that Anthony Davis was going to be a great pro since his one, dominating year at Kentucky. And even with many predicting a breakout year this season, no one thought he would be quite this good. Over at The Classical, Michael Pina wrote about how impressive the Pelicans’ star has been.

The Miami Heat’s shooters’ bus: By James Herbert (@outsidethenba)

Ray Allen has long been known for his detailed shooting routine that he goes through every day, hours before the game starts. Usually, he’d be the only one from the team at the arena that early. But with the Heat, he’s found some partners for his pre-game shooting program.


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