How the Red Mamba’s Venom Slowly, Painfully Killed the Grizzlies In Game One

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He might not have led his team in scoring, but Matt Bonner (a.k.a. the Red Mamba) certainly caused some dismay to the Memphis Grizzlies in game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Sunday evening, our favorite ginger mamba since Brian Scalabrine (White Mamba) stretched the Grizzlies' defense and … [Read more...]

Playoff capsule: San Antonio Spurs

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Intricacies of the San Antonio Spurs' motion offense have been well-documented in recent years, especially in the new age of the Internet scribe. The drive-and-kick attack predicated around floor-spacing, ball-movement, corner threes and, ya know, three future Hall-of-Famers, has been a consistent … [Read more...]

Playoff Preview Capsules

The regular season is coming to a close this week, which means its just about playoff time. To help ring in the postseason, HoopChalk will be bringing you team-specific capsules for each and every team in the playoffs this season. The goal is to provide a breakdown of the ins and outs of each team's … [Read more...]

Gregg Popovich: Rare And Surprising

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Pretend for a minute that you're Gregg Popovich. Down by one on the road to the Los Angeles Lakers with just under 19 seconds remaining, who do you draw up a play for? Which of the Lakers defenders do you try to attack? Do you go to Tim Duncan - the greatest power forward to ever play the game? … [Read more...]

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