Brett Koremenos - Basketball Analysis

Tactical Quandaries: Warriors Vs. Jazz Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

May 2, 2017 11:28 AM

Can the Warriors continue to use JaVale McGee so effectively against the Jazz, and whether Utah can rely on Iso-Joe again in the second round. Read more »

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz, NBA

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Tactical Quandaries: Spurs Vs. Rockets Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

May 1, 2017 9:18 PM

Looking at how the Spurs can keep Ryan Anderson quiet and whether Houston can slow down Kawhi Leonard in the pick-and-roll. Read more »

Tags: Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, NBA

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Tactical Quandaries: Cavaliers Vs. Raptors Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

May 1, 2017 11:01 AM

On Dwane Casey's difficult decision on when and how much to play Jonas Valanciunas and whether the Cavaliers should trap DeMar DeRozan instead of continuing their conservative approach on defense. Read more »

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors, NBA

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Tactical Quandaries: Celtics Vs. Wizards Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

How the Wizards will stop the Isaiah Thomas-Al Horford pick-and-roll and how Boston will prevent Iso-John Wall from taking over the series. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Rockets Vs. Thunder Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

On Oklahoma City defending the Ryan Anderson pass and follow, while the Rockets will try to make Russell Westbrook on defense. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Celtics Vs. Bulls Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

How the Celtics can combat Rajon Rondo's length versus Isaiah Thomas in the pick-and-roll and the Bulls finding good post ups for Jimmy Butler. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Wizards Vs. Hawks Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

How the Hawks will counter Washington going under on Dennis Schroder pick-and-rolls, and whether the playoffs will bring a rise of Iso-Markieff Morris. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Clippers Vs. Jazz Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

How Utah can produce offense whenever Jamal Crawford is on the floor and how the Clippers will keep track of the way the Jazz use misdirections. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Spurs Vs. Grizzlies Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

On the Spurs adjusting for Marc Gasol trailing the offense in transition and Memphis cutting off San Antonio's long cherished corner three-pointers. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Cavaliers Vs. Pacers Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

On the Cleveland's ability to take away the Pacers' transition game and how Indiana will attack Kevin Love in pick-and-rolls. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Raptors Vs. Bucks Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

Looking at the best way for the Bucks to use Giannis Antetokounmpo against a Toronto defense bolstered at the deadline to stop a player like him (i.e. LeBron) and how much should Jonas Valanciunas be featured on offense. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Warriors Vs. Blazers Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

Examining how the Warriors can limit the effectiveness of Damian Lillard in the pick-and-roll, while the Blazers face their own quandary in preventing Draymond Green from being a playmaker on offense. Read more »
Finding Reasons For Optimism In Brooklyn

by Brett Koremenos

Brooklyn should take a hard look at what Brook Lopez and Kenny Atkinson have done with a roster made up on unproven NBA contributors and imagine what a few talented veterans can do to help. Read more »
The NBA's No-Man's Land: Detroit Pistons

by Brett Koremenos

The Pistons came into this season looking to take another step forward, but instead tumbled back, in part to some concerning performances by their two franchise pillars. So instead of doubling down on a perplexing present, Detroit would be wise to start finding answers to questions about their future right now. Read more »
Five NCAA Tournament Players Off Draft Boards With An NBA Future

by Brett Koremenos

Nothing is more rewarding than finding a diamond in the rough, that college player no one else gets excited about but you know is going to be a pro one day. Read more »
Dirk & The Never Say Die Mavs

by Brett Koremenos

Part of the greatness of Dirk Nowitzki is also in years like this; when he made deficient teams into average ones. Read more »
Turning Twice-Discarded, Volume-Scorer Isaiah Thomas Into An Offensive Machine

by Brett Koremenos

What has made Isaiah Thomas so special is he's combined efficient volume three-point shooting with what he already does well: fearlessly attack the basket. Read more »
How Masai Ujiri Approached The Deadline With LeBron In Mind

by Brett Koremenos

The reason the additions of Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker have the potential to be so impactful are because they will give Toronto more options for combating the LeBron-related headaches that pop up not only game to game in playoff series, but possession to possession. Read more »
The NBA's No-Man's Land: Charlotte Hornets

by Brett Koremenos

For the Hornets, it's clear that the root cause of their struggles this season has been the availability of one solid, if unspectacular big man in Cody Zeller. The real mystery in this case, is why? Read more »
The NBA's No-Man's Land: New Orleans Pelicans

by Brett Koremenos

New Orleans needs to make a firm assessment on where they stand with Jrue Holiday and then proceed accordingly heading into the deadline and offseason. Read more »