Month: December 2019

Ben Simmons is having a special defensive season and his ability to stretch his positional range has helped keep the 76ers afloat. Ben Simmons‘ combination of size and skill is an exercise in cognitive dissonance. He measures out at 6-foot-10 with the bulk of a power forward but his quickness, ball skills, passing and vision
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Russell Westbrook’s inaugural season with Houston has gone well so far but last night he made the wrong kind of history. Russell Westbrook’s inaugural season with the Houston Rockets has been going about as well as anyone could have reasonably expected. Westbrook’s 21.9 points-per-game average is in line with his average from last year (22.9)
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The NBA and Nike just released the 2019-20 iterations of their City Edition jersey series. Obviously, that means it’s time to rank them all. Since 2017, Nike teamed up with the NBA and created the City Edition jerseys, representing the “distinct history, rhythm and culture” of each locale. It’s a great concept but one with
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The Raptors have been among the most successful teams in the NBA at taking and making wide-open 3-pointers this season. Who else is making it work? Whenever Giannis Antetokounmpo dashes towards the rim, the rationale for the modern NBA’s emphasis on floor spacing becomes abundantly clear. As that burst of size, speed and strength picks
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