Stephen Curry: The NBA’s Black Hole

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Note: Astronomical terms in the follow article may have been used wildly inaccurately. Take comfort in the knowledge that it was all done in the pursuit of a pleasing aesthetic. The NBA universe is dotted with black holes. Usually this phrase has a pejorative connotation. In my extremely … [Read more...]

Intellectual Theft: Jeff Hornacek

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13 NBA teams will be entering the 2013-2014 season with a new head coach. Each of those coaches will face unique challenges, but should be able to draw on a pool of experience from their previous jobs. Intellectual Theft is a series looking at some specific elements that each coach can bring from … [Read more...]

Intellectual Theft: Mike Budenholzer

13 NBA teams will be entering the 2013-2014 season with a new head coach. Each of those coaches will face unique challenges, but should be able to draw on a pool of experience from their previous jobs. Intellectual Theft is a series looking at some specific elements that each coach can bring from … [Read more...]

Playoff Capsule: Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers, losers of four of their last five games, are limping into the playoffs. This season was an incredible success, built on the back of the best defense in the league. But their offense, inconsistent all season, has looked especially shaky lately. They still harbor aspirations of an … [Read more...]

James Harden: Defensive Shapeshifter

Defenses are made to move and adjust. The quality of NBA offense means that defenses will inevitably be penetrated, probed and pressured. The defining variable in effectiveness is the defense's ability to rotate and bend, fluidly changing shape, without ever breaking down. However, certain NBA … [Read more...]

Offensive Templates For Austin Rivers

Any way you slice it, Austin Rivers' rookie season has gotten off to a disappointing start. While many elements of his statistical profile seem perfectly reasonable for a rookie - 9.8 points per 36 minutes, 36.0% on three-pointers, 3.4 assists per 36 minutes, a turnover percentage of just 13.7% - … [Read more...]

Carl Landry – Simplicity In The Post

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The Golden State Warriors were able to nab free agent Carl Landry this summer with an extremely modest two-year, eight million dollar contract offer. Once considered an incredibly valuable commodity, interest in Landry and his price tag have both been depressed by his declining rebound rates and … [Read more...]

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