The 15-Footer 11/25/15: NBA’s big pre-Thanksgiving slate


There is no NBA action on Thanksgiving Day, so most of the league plays on the Wednesday beforehand. Zach Lowe and Shane Battier talked about how it’s neat that the NFL has Thanksgiving and the NBA has Christmas. I do enjoy… Continue Reading


Lion Face Lemon Face 3/2: Things in Denver Are Not Great

Lion Face Lemon Face

February is somehow already over and what is shaping up to be an incredible playoffs are on the horizon. Another terrific weekend of NBA basketball gave us plenty of Lion Faces and Lemon Faces. Without any ado whatsoever, let’s get to them. Continue Reading


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