There are two things and really two things only to know about the New York Knicks' now-apparently-imminent hiring of Phil Jackson to head up basketball operations. These two things have both been written about and argued for at length but where the narrative up to now errs is that it poses them as conflicting viewpoints on the hire when, in reality, they're both true.
Yes, this will probably fail. And yes, it's still the right move.
With Kobe Bryant officially out for the remainder of the season, he won't be chipping away at any milestones this year. Where exactly does he stand on the various all-time leaderboards, and how high can he go?
"When you have guys who are willing to talk on defense, that's really half the battle right there," Lopez said.
The 2013-14 Los Angeles Lakers are awful. Still, they aren't the worst Lakers team ever. So, who is? The search takes us from California to Minnesota all the way back to... Detroit?! Yep, Detroit.
Gerald Green's 41-point game was unexpected and thoroughly entertaining, just like the Phoenix Suns. How did we get here?
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Author's note: Since Scott and I had so much fun with our last exchange, we decided to do another one
Ed. Note: We're very pleased to have the opportunity to bring you a one-on-one interview with Chris Douglas-Roberts. Longtime friend of the site, Fred Katz, had a lengthy chat over the phone with CDR this week. We've broken it up into three parts; this is the third part.
If you live in San Antonio you may hear Tim Duncan's melodic voice the next time you pick up the phone.
Ed. Note: We're very pleased to have the opportunity to bring you a one-on-one interview with Chris Douglas-Roberts. Longtime friend of the site, Fred Katz, had a lengthy chat over the phone with CDR this week. We've broken it up into three parts; this is the second part.
"Automatically Recognizing On-Ball Screens" got a bad rap at Sloan, but its basic nature masked its importance.