Kevin Yeung - Basketball Analysis

Scottie Barnes Is Making Everything Happen Right Now

by Kevin Yeung

Nov 8, 2023 11:24 AM

In the grand scheme, a Scottie Barnes ascent changes everything. It's a worthwhile exercise to make everything about him this year, to see if he can be this guy for real and The Guy of their future. Read more »

Tags: Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors, NBA

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Jeff Green Might Just Play In The NBA Forever

by Kevin Yeung

Jun 15, 2023 1:04 PM

Jeff Green has made the transformations to survive, and to turn what is often career limbo into career equilibrium instead. After playing a key role for the Nuggets, he now has a ring. Read more »

Tags: Jeff Green, Denver Nuggets, NBA

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This Is The Kevon Looney Main Character Moment We Never Expected

by Kevin Yeung

May 4, 2023 1:47 PM

Kevon Looney has paid specific focus in his development on the grimier skills that matter for a Warriors center: rebounding, screening, passing, being a bit of an asshole in the paint. Looney is thriving in the role Wiseman, Bell and Ezeli could never figure out. Read more »

Tags: Kevon Looney, Golden State Warriors, NBA

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Jeremy Sochan's Game Is A Minor Protest Against The NBA's Orthodoxy

by Kevin Yeung

Jeremy Sochan breaks the convention and structure of the game. He plays a hyperactive, improvisational style that feels like watching a basketball randomizer. Read more »
Now We're Going To See How The NBA Handles Gender-Based Violence

by Kevin Yeung

Maybe we're at a course-correction point and there will be a real and rehabilitative process for Bridges, Primo and Udoka. Or, more cynically, this could just be the same public-relations playbook we've grown used to seeing in the NBA being run once again. Read more »
We're Still Waiting To See Who RJ Barrett Is Going To Be

by Kevin Yeung

Time is on the side of these Knicks. There are many directions that RJ Barrett can take from here that would work for the team and their next steps as a franchise, and he's still just scratching the surface of those. Read more »
What Malcolm Brogdon Fixes For The Celtics, And What They Have To Fix Themselves

by Kevin Yeung

Malcolm Brogdon gives the Celtics a marginal gain, which certainly could matter, but they will continue to be in a place where they will only go as far as Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown can take them. Read more »
NBA Player Empowerment Is Well-Deserved And Overdue

by Kevin Yeung

Any progress made towards greater player agency over the past few years comes out of the context that the NBA has historically placed that control in the hands of its teams and their owners. Read more »
This Is Who The NBA's Players' Union Fights For

by Kevin Yeung

Given the recent history of the union, it is significant that Kyrie Irving is listening to the player body and giving them his voice. It has never been so transparent to see who this players' union chooses to fight for, and what "player empowerment" really looks like. Read more »