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The Intrinsic Limitations Of The Becky Hammon 'Skipped The Line' Discussion

by Spencer Lund

May 11, 2018 6:30 PM

Becky Hammon being asked to interview for a head coaching job can be considered meaningful progress while we also acknowledge the explicit need for more head coaches of color in the NBA. Read more »

Tags: Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs, NBA

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What Your Coach Of The Year Choice Says About You

by Spencer Lund

Apr 20, 2018 3:02 PM

Assessing an NBA coach is akin to measuring the size of an ethereal vapor that's already been lost to the wind. It's so far removed from the end result, there's more of us in the appraisal than the coach's we're trying to rate. Read more »

Tags: NBA

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When Reality Bests Perceptions In The Modern NBA

by Spencer Lund

Mar 23, 2018 11:37 AM

Al-Farouq Aminu is a case study for this phenomenon in which his shooting is way better than how defenses challenge him. Read more »

Tags: Portland Trail Blazers, NBA

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The NBA's Alpha Paradox

by Spencer Lund

It's only when great players learn to let a little of that alpha mentality go that they'll find themselves playing in June. It's not easy, either; Contradictions never are. Read more »
How Andre Drummond's Defense Is Keeping Detroit From Taking The Next Step

by Spencer Lund

Why is one of the greatest physical specimens in the NBA today, someone who seemed to be ascending into superstar status earlier last season, dragging his team's defense down so much this season? Read more »