Brett Koremenos - Basketball Analysis
Season Questions: Can Anyone Actually Beat The Warriors?
While the Warriors appear inevitable, the Spurs, Rockets and Cavaliers are the three teams who may have a chance of beating them in a playoff series. Read more »
Season Questions: Are The Raptors Still The East's 3rd Best Team?
Though it's not as sexy as what other clubs have done this summer, Toronto's commitment to continuity has them in an enviable spot out East. Read more »
Season Questions: Which Players Coming Off Injuries Have The Most Intrigue?
On the questions facing Ben Simmons, Reggie Jackson, Chandler Parsons and Rudy Gay. Read more »
Season Questions: Can The Clippers And Jazz Survive The Loss Of Their Star Players?
It's hard to see either the Clippers or Jazz dropping out of playoff contention entirely. Considering the losses of Chris Paul and Gordon Hayward, that in itself is something of a moral victory. Read more »
Season Questions: How Can The Suns, Lakers Have Productive Rebuilding Seasons?
The Suns and Lakers must have a vision for individual players while keeping the big picture of their process in mind over the course of the entire season. It will go a long way in making sure the rebuild efforts of these two clubs donít stall out. Read more »
Season Questions: Which Unheralded Young Players Could Be Key For Contenders?
DeJounte Murray, Daniel Theis, Wade Baldwin IV and Luke Kennard could play critical roles for contending teams this season. Read more »
Season Questions: How Will The Results Of 'The Process' Impact Decisions Of Other Teams?
The entire league will likely be keeping an eye on how the Sixers blatant tanking -- a strategy that literally forced the NBA to change its rules -- plays out. Read more »
Season Questions: Does Melo Make OKC Title Contenders?
The Thunder need to build a scheme and rotation where Carmelo Anthony can be a star, albeit in a defined role. And if OKC does that, it may give the club a real chance to at a special season. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Warriors Vs. Jazz Series Preview
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 »
Tactical Quandaries: Spurs Vs. Rockets Series Preview
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 »
Tactical Quandaries: Cavaliers Vs. Raptors Series Preview
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 »
Tactical Quandaries: Celtics Vs. Wizards Series Preview
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 »