Alex Siquig - Basketball Analysis

J.R. Smith/Dion Waiters Power Rankings, The Next Generation: NBA Finals

by Jonny Auping and Alex Siquig

May 30, 2019 10:36 AM

Klay Thompson is too good to grace these power rankings but his luxuriousness to the Warriors gives him a unique pass, while the way Patrick McCaw has proven himself to be a man past surprise sneaks him onto the list as well. Read more »

Tags: Klay Thompson, Patrick McCaw, Golden State Warriors, Toronto Raptors, NBA

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The J.R. Smith/Dion Waiters Power Rankings The Next Generation: Conference Finals

by Jonny Auping and Alex Siquig

May 14, 2019 6:04 PM

With J.R. Smith and Dion Waiters sitting at home, we celebrate the ones who might fill their shoes. A little brother named Seth Curry and a baseball player named Pat Connaughton are ripe for their J,R./Zion moment. Read more »

Tags: Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA

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The JR Smith/Dion Waiters Power Rankings: The Next Generation

by Jonny Auping and Alex Siquig

Apr 26, 2019 6:53 PM

Lou Williams is the natural successor to the progenitors of these sacred Power Rankings. He is what would happen if you injected a bit of peace and perspective into the hearts of JR Smith and Dion Waiters. Read more »

Tags: Lou Williams, Terry Rozier, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

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Draymond Versus Rondo, Battling Scientists And Warlords

by Alex Siquig

Rondo is a floor general relic of a bygone era, while Draymond is a singular tweener monster not likely to ever be duplicated, but the cosmic similarities between these two seem obvious. Read more »
Inspiration And Gloom Collide As The Wolves Return To The Playoffs

by Alex Siquig

A brand-new existence of post-season aggravation that had been forbidden from Minnesota's supporters for five-thousand and sixty-seven days is about to reveal itself. Read more »
The Houston Rockets And The Righteousness of Vengeance

by Alex Siquig

The Rockets really do feel as close to perfect as a Moreyball team has ever been and possibly can ever be. And yet it's still all prologue. Read more »
The Extinction Of Monta Ellis

by Alex Siquig

The prototype that Monta Ellis typifies is in imminent danger of extinction, the (undersized) ball-dominant slashing guard who doesn't reliably punish you from range. Read more »
The Dion Waiters/JR Smith Power Rankings (Post-Players Tribune Edition)

by Jonny Auping and Alex Siquig

Dion Waiters' piece made his omission from the playoffs hurt all the more by so eloquently reminding us of the alluring collision of man and myth and menace and Messiah. Dion has decisively won the war he thought he had won long ago. Read more »
The Inglorious Reboot Of The Dion Waiters/JR Smith Power Rankings

by Alex Siquig and Jonny Auping

Dion Waiters and J.R. Smith chase their moments because sometimes they remind us all that they're good enough to catch them. And when they're not, well, that always seems to be worth documenting as well. Read more »