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San Antonio Spurs Resort To “Hack-a-Howard,” But For A Very Good Reason

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On Tuesday night against the Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out everyone’s old friend, the Hack-a-Shaq strategy. For seven straight possessions, the Spurs intentionally fouled Dwight Howard. Continue Reading

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Grizzlies Win Again: Thoughts on the NBA for 1/29/14

After beating Houston on back-to-back nights over the weekend, the Grizzlies picked up another win last night, this time defeating the Trail Blazers in Portland. It was their third win in a row and their eighth in their last nine… Continue Reading

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Snake: An Out-Of-Bounds Play The Brooklyn Nets Ran To Get An Open Three

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Since the New Year rolled along, the Brooklyn Nets have been the best team in the NBA. (No, really. They’re 10-2). One of the reasons for their new found success has been the ball movement. Unlike earlier in the season when they couldn’t buy a bucket, the Nets have been moving the ball around the perimeter with crisp passes, which has led to plenty of good looks each and every night. Continue Reading