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The NBA's Scoring Boom, Part 2

by Jack Tien-Dana

Apr 16, 2021 8:53 AM

The explosion of individual scoring has actually highlighted the importance of lineup cohesion. The surplus of scoring has made the most valuable players those who reconfigure the geometry and geography of the court, opening corridors of space on offense while bolting them shut on defense. Read more »

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The NBA's Scoring Boom, Part 1

by Jack Tien-Dana

Apr 9, 2021 1:28 PM

Offenses have rejiggered their attack to inflict maximum pain, allocating more possessions and touches to their best players. As recently as 2013, only 11 players averaged more than 20 points; today, 43 do. Read more »

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Miami Has Found The Blueprint For A Post-Super-Team Future

by Jack Tien-Dana

Sep 30, 2020 1:55 PM

The Heat make winning look like a matter of practical magic- nothing they do is that remarkable besides how they do it. They have manifested excellence by giving a damn. Read more »

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