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Jun 72021

Luka Doncic’s Coronation Will Have To Delay– For Now

At 22 years old, the average person is just beginning to embark on the complex journey of life. Where they will end up and what they will accomplish is a beautiful mystery, with a wonderful answer that only the future holds.  But Luka Doncic is starkly different. In all likelihood, [...]

Apr 102021

DeMar DeRozan and the Death of the Mid-Range Jumpshot

On February 28, 2017, the NBA world was beset by a statistic that perfectly encapsulated the league’s recent radical shift in style. It demonstrated one team’s thirst for relentless innovation, one player’s unflinching commitment to the ways of old, and how the tension between the two threatened to break basketball [...]

Apr 52021

True Shooting%: The Best Measure of Basketball Efficiency

When comparing the stature of basketball’s most elite players, the most common factor used to gauge the best of the best is scoring. Putting the ball in the hoop is basketball’s fundamental pursuit, and it makes sense that the players that do that the best are considered valuable. But once [...]

Mar 182021

Illinois is the Best Basketball Team in the Country– But Does It Matter?

Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell knows the stature of his opponent, and today, he’s prepared his best shot to knock them out. With 3 minutes and 48 seconds to play, he nails a tough three-point jumper to extend OSU’s lead to 4 points. In a season where both teams have been forced [...]

Feb 112021

Will Defense Doom the Nets? History Says It Could. (Part 2)

In the last part of our deep dive into the potentially catastrophic defensive shortcomings of the star-studded Brooklyn Nets, we looked into just how bad they are at stopping their opponent in multiple facets of the game, and where their struggles rank in the current NBA. Today, we will look [...]

Feb 82021

Will Defense Doom the Nets? History Says It Could. (Part 1)

When a team as star-studded as the one the Brooklyn Nets have assembled comes together, the first thought of many basketball fans is “What will be this group’s undoing?”  In Brooklyn’s case, it wasn't difficult to determine what aspect of the game would be their biggest weakness. With a ridiculous [...]

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