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ICYMI: Suggested Basketball Reading From Across the Web

Well last night was an interesting one across the Association. Both the Milwaukee Bucks and Utah Jazz secured victories, defeating the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns, respectively. It was the third win of the season for each squad. The Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers also each picked up wins. It was a good night for struggling teams across the league. In addition, the Houston Rockets knocked off the San Antonio Spurs, 112-106, handing the Spurs their first home loss. Unlike most early season Sundays, things are not slowing down today. 8 games on the schedule, including a very nice match-up between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Oklahoma City Thunder. Before you check out some of those games, take some time to do some reading with today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.

Are the Golden State Warriors Underachieving?: By Ben Pickman (@benpickman)

After their playoff performance and offseason acquisition of Andre Iguodala, expectations were high for the Golden State Warriors going into the season. And through the first few weeks, they were matching them, going 8-3 to start the season. But now, the team is just 9-8. Over at FanSided’s Blue Man Hoop, Ben Pickman wonders if the team is underachieving.

What’s the Main Cause of the Hawks’ Recent Slide?: By Wes Morton (@NujabWes)

The Atlanta Hawks jumped out to a pretty good start this year, going 8-5 over the first few weeks. But recently, the team has lost four of their last five outings. Over at FanSided’s Soaring Down South, Wes Morton tries to figure out the reason behind the Hawks recent slump.

 

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