[flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmW43Q5Gu2M w=640 h=390] (Warning: The above video mix features loads of Paul Pierce and-1’s and a few naughty words. NSFW if your workplace doesn’t appreciate Brother Ali or four-letter words.) When I see Paul Pierce get one of his… Continue Reading
In Game 5, the Lakers defense was, well, worthy of mockery. But in Game 6, they brought it, man to man, baseline to baseline. They were everywhere, swarming, contesting, and bringing an absurd amount of intensity to each possession. All… Continue Reading
Heâ€™s not a tryant. Heâ€™s willing to listen. I love the stories in todayâ€™s papers about the final play in OT. Via the Herald: â€œWell, I drew up a play and Paul says, â€˜Coach, no, letâ€™s not run that play,â€™… Continue Reading
Still, this was not as good a defensive performance as the efficiency stats would suggest. The Warriors shot 45.7 percent from the floorâ€”about league average, including 50 percent in the first half (21-of-42). Cut the turnovers from 21 to, say,… Continue Reading
Keep hangin’ tough, Paul. Keep hangin’ tough.
Phil Jackson has to feel a little down. And by down, I mean “filled with violent rage.” He put his guys on the floor, he goaded Rivers into keeping Sam Cassell out there, he put everything in place. And they… Continue Reading