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Stuck In The Warriors’ Elevator: How Klay And Steph Get Open Threes

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In 28 games this season, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry have combined for 172 threes. Between the two of them, they attempt 15 threes per game, and knock down 6.5. They are also both shooting over 41.5 percent from the perimeter, which is just terrifying. So what I’m trying to say is that you could say – if you really, really want to – that they are living up to their “Splash Brothers” nickname. Continue Reading

It’s A Revival: Jamaal Tinsley

Sometimes we get a second chance to leave a first impression, an opportunity to turn around a career and life gone awry, set right wrongs and leave behind a patched if parceled legacy. Such is the story of Jamaal Tinsley,… Continue Reading

No Championship for Old Men

Power — intoxicating and addictive — is never easily ceded. Not by nations and rarely by champions. It has to be taken. In sports, it’s often taken from the aging or the infirm. In the case of the Boston Celtics,… Continue Reading

10 Things To Watch For In The 2011 NBA Playoffs

The 2011 are right around the corner, and are sure to be the most competitive NBA Playoffs we’ve seen in years.  While the 2nd round and beyond, are the rounds everyone’s anticipating, there are a few things we need to… Continue Reading

Diesel Fuel: Would Shaq Work in Boston?

It’s the end of July, and the league’s oldest player, Shaquille O’Neal remains unsigned. Teams like Atlanta, San Antonio, and Miami have all been mentioned as potential suitors, but there’s still no offer on the table. Now, coming toward the… Continue Reading

NBA Playoffs: The Celtics Remind the Heat that “Defense Is Our Backbone”

Look, I don’t like to go around tooting my own horn. Or playing my own trumpet. Or whatever the kids are saying these days. I mean, if I spent the whole day walking around pointing out how awesome I am,… Continue Reading

NBA Playoffs: (4) Boston Celtics vs. (5) Miami Heat – The Unknown (Disclaimer: This Is Not an M. Night Shyamalan movie)

The Celtics are a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a conundrum wrapped in a knee brace. No one thinks this team has a shot at making the Finals — and rightfully so. Personally, I would be shocked if Boston… Continue Reading

Someone Want To Explain The Heat To Me?

Miami struggles at home. Mario Chalmers isn’t committed to his team. Dwyane Wade’s fat. And then you steamroll the conference champions and it all goes away for a day. So that was unexpected, to say the least. Orlando looked awful… Continue Reading