Heat Putting Pressure on Milwaukee Pick and Rolls

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We all know how deadly that Miami Heat defense is against pick-and-roll ball handlers. Per mySynergySports, the Heat allowed handlers to score just 0.69 points per play (PPP), best in the league. They also forced turnovers on 30.9% of plays ended by a pick-and-roll ball handler with a shot, foul or … [Read more...]

Blink And You Might Miss It – Fuel Behind Denver’s Offense

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On Saturday night, the Denver Nuggets took on Houston Rockets at home. It was the team's first game since Danilo Gallinari tore his ACL and Ty Lawson was still not back in the lineup. Without two of their leading scorers, how would the Nuggets put the ball in the basket? Well, the fact that they … [Read more...]

A Thorough Examination of Dwight Howard’s Defense Against the Heat

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Dwight Howard was the credited defender on an actionable play (FGA, FT or TO) four times last night, per the video tracking service mySynergySports. Heat players went 1-for-4 from the field on those plays. So, if we take only the plays credited directly to Howard, the Heat scored 0.25 points … [Read more...]

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