Just how did the Knicks play better against the Heat? Strategy savant Sebastian Pruiti shows us how New York found success, curbing pick and rolls.
Love when John Krolik uses a device like “Teams are allowed to shoot from behind that line, and in fact shots made from beyond that line count for more points bullets” to convey his Cavs frustration. I thought the second biggest tragedy of the Gilbert era was how a great writer got robbed of good fodder. Krolik is somehow finding new comedic heights in subterranean Cavs mediocrity.
As the reaper taps his foot next to Tim Duncan’s career, the Spurs are blossoming. 48 Minutes of Hell parses how San Antonio could be escaping the funeral pyre.
Darius Soriano from Forum Blue and Gold wonders if this is rock bottom for the Lakers. Why do I feel like Los Angeles will emerge from this funk, strong and scary as ever? Oh ya, the two consecutive championships. Now I remember.
Matt McHale of Bulls by the Horns presents “The Shooting Guard Quandary,” otherwise known as, “Keith Bogans isn’t very good.”
Dallas loses, Dirk is the difference.
Dan Feldman wonders: Is Stuckey the most available Piston?
Personally, I enjoyed Indy's dalliance with decency. Jared Wade is here to tell us that the Pacers have officially become mediocre.
Ryan DeGarma of Celtics Hub delves into the mysteries of Boston's bench. And apparently, a hilariously glum-looking Marquis Daniels is the straw that stirs the drink.