Dave DuFour - Basketball Analysis

Decreasing James Harden's Isolations, Increasing His Assists

by Dave DuFour

Sep 13, 2016 3:08 PM

Mike D'Antoni expects James Harden to average between 11 and 12 assists per game. To achieve this level of playmaking, Harden will need to buy in to D'Antoni's philosophy. Read more »

Tags: James Harden, Houston Rockets, NBA

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Marcus Smart And Boston's Point Guard Quest

by Dave DuFour

Aug 26, 2016 6:29 PM

If Marcus Smart can improve his shooting to league average, with all of his other qualities taken into account, he could evolve into just the All-Star Boston is looking for and not just a one-way defensive stopper. Read more »

Tags: Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics, NBA

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How Yi Jianlian Fits With The Lakers

by Dave DuFour

Aug 19, 2016 2:00 PM

During the last five years, Yi Jianlian has proven that while the hype may have been overblown, he is a good basketball player who is worthy of another shot in the NBA. Read more »

Tags: Jianlian Yi, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

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Fixing Ben Simmons' Shooting Issues

by Dave DuFour

Ben Simmons may be shooting with the wrong hand, but even if he's not, he can develop his shot similarly to Blake Griffin to operate effectively around the elbows. Read more »