Louis Keene - Basketball Analysis

Nikola Jokic Is Not For The Haters

by Louis Keene

Dec 10, 2019 8:46 PM

Nikola Jokic's scenic route to virtuosity is the price, nay, the reward of seeing him every night. Only a truly insane person could be mad about load management and wag a finger about Jokic playing his way into shape at .25x speed. Read more »

Tags: Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets, NBA

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Should The NBA Just Move To China?

by Louis Keene

Oct 8, 2019 3:54 PM

The real reason League Pass works in China but not in the USA is because the NBA moved to China a long time ago. The response to Daryl Morey's Tweet simply makes it unmistakable. Read more »

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The Free Agency Farce And The Fun Guy Abiding It

by Louis Keene

Jul 1, 2019 2:51 PM

The safest claim about Kawhi Leonard's forthcoming decision is that it will be his own. Reverse engineering his decision beyond that will always be a guessing game. Read more »

Tags: Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, NBA

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The Placeholder Team With A Claim On Eternity

by Louis Keene

Assembled to be forgotten, they became unforgettable in a way championship teams can only aspire to. The Clipper franchise may very well be on the cusp of successes more broadly recognizable and lucrative, but could next year's victories ever be as vividly enjoyable-as precious-as this season's have been? Read more »
The Downstream Effect Of The NBA's Superteam Era

by Louis Keene

An unprecedented depth of talent in the NBA underpins this rash of breakout seasons as much as the clustering of superstars does. Read more »