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ICYMI: Suggested Basketball Reading From Across the Web

Well last night was awesome. There were multiple games decided by less than five points. We saw two overtime affairs. Gerald Henderson hit a woman in the head with an errant pass. LeBron and Wade were doing their thing. Lance Stephenson threw a ridiculously awesome behind-the-back pass. And to top it all off, the Warriors and Thunder produced yet another magnificent game, which ended on a Russell Westbrook game-winning, corner three. It was a brilliant night of FANtastic NBA action. And things keep marching along, with seven games set to tip today. So as always, we’re back with some words to read. Check out today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.

Russell Westbrook Hit A Game Winner, But Man, Did You See That Rebound?: By Seerat Sohi (@damiantrillard)

If you are not aware, the Thunder and Warriors played another amazing game, and unlike last time when Russell Westbrook thought he had hit a game winner, this go around, he actually did. And while that was really cool, Seerat Sohi, over at Hardwood Paroxysm, doesn’t want us to ignore the offensive rebound that led to Westbrook’s game winner.

Why is Dion Waiters so bad around the rim?: By Sam Vecenie (@Sam_Vecenie)

After a summer that brought lots of hope to the city of Cleveland, this season has gotten off to pretty much the worst start anyone could have imagined for the Cavaliers. Like mostly everyone on the roster, second-year guard Dion Waiters is struggling this year. Over at SB Nation’s Fear the Sword, Sam Vecenie took a look specifically at his struggles finishing at the rim.

 

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