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Be Quick, Don’t Hurry: The Evolution of Transition Threes

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (4) shoots the ball during the second quarter against the Miami Heat in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

How do teams create opportunities for transition threes? And how do those three-point opportunities lead to winning basketball? Continue Reading

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Get to the Point (Guard): LeBron James’ Search for a One

Feb 16, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Eastern Conference forward LeBron James (6) of the Miami Heat tries to take the ball away from guard Kyrie Irving (2) of the Cleveland Cavaliers during practice for the 2013 NBA all star game at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron has pined for a quality point guard, and now (barring injury) he’ll be paired with one for multiple years. Why might Kyrie’s presence, beyond the fact that he’s a star, have played a part in James’ homecoming? What will it mean for LeBron’s game, both in the short-term and long-term? Continue Reading