Month: July 2020

James Harden and Russell Westbrook will play huge minutes for the Rockets in the playoffs. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images) The Houston Rockets’ small-ball experiment has its benefits and in the NBA bubble, they’re a threat to any team in the Western Conference. But will their regular-season strengths ultimately be their undoing when the games
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Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images Catapulted by Luka Dončić’s awesome second season, the Dallas Mavericks go into the Orlando bubble right in the thick of the West’s playoff race. The 2019-20 season has been loaded with parity, especially in the Western Conference. Among the glut of contenders is the Dallas Mavericks, who could fall anywhere
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Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images Michael Porter Jr.’s off-base comments are just the latest in a disturbing trend. In a Snapchat Q&A on Tuesday evening, Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. made some troubling, off-base comments about the coronavirus. As The Athletic’s Clevis Murray transcribed, Porter said the following: “Personally I think the coronavirus is
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Jayson Tatum, #0, Duke Blue Devils, (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images) What do we really know about the science and development of jump-shooting?  How important are free-throws, floaters and touch as indicators of shooting potential? No fluffy intro this time. For that, go read part one of the shooting synopsis, where I covered volume and
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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – MARCH 10: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics grabs a rebound against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 10, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Scottie Pippen sees a flaw in Giannis Antetokounmpo’s game holding him back. Scottie Pippen knows how to win championships, but sees a flaw with Giannis Antetokounmpo. On Da Windy City Podcast with FanSided‘s Mark Carman, the Hall-of-Famer and six-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls believes
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