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The Dwight Howard Effect on the Houston Rockets

July 26, 20132 Comments

By now, we’ve all gone through the Dwightmare of Dwight Howard’s decision to leave the Lakers and take his talents to Houston. On paper, this looks like a match made in heaven. with James Harden, Chandler Parson, and Jeremy Lin forming a talented nucleus. Let’s dive deep into some stats to see if Dwight Howard […]

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The Race for 8th: Lakers vs Clippers and Jazz vs Warriors

April 9, 20130 Comments

The Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers are competing as hard as they can for the 8th and last spot in the Western Conference Playoffs. Unfortunately, I fear most of this is for naught, as they will simply be lambs led to slaughter by either the Spurs or Thunder in the first round. So let’s […]

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Why The Lakers Fired Mike Brown

November 10, 20127 Comments

Before turning to the hottest topic in the NBA – Who will replace Mike Brown, it’s important to examine what led to his downfall. At BBALLBREAKDOWN, we’ve shown you many of Mike Brown’s short comings dating back to his days coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers. Back then, with an emerging LeBron James, the Cavaliers were the […]

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Lakers 2012-13: Why Their Offense Is Not The Problem

November 7, 20124 Comments

As a guy who runs the triangle offense, I have an affinity for all types of system basketball, in particular the triangle’s first cousin the Princeton offense. Developed by Pete Carril at the Ivy League school, it relies on spacing and movement to get the best shot possible. The passer is the trigger man, and […]

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2012-13 NBA Team Previews: Pacific Division

October 29, 20123 Comments

2012-13 Pacific Division Preview (by expected order of finish)  Los Angeles Lakers 2011-12 Record & Division Standing: 41-25 (1st) Key Off-Season Additions: Dwight Howard, Steve Nash, Antawn Jamison Jodie Meeks, Chris Duhon, Earl Clark and Eddie Jordan (assistant coach) Key Off-Season Losses: Andrew Bynum, Ramon Sessions and Matt Barnes Outlook: With the addition of Howard […]

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NBA Chat With Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated

September 18, 20120 Comments

Coach Nick had the pleasure of sitting down with Sam Amick to discuss the latest NBA news and trends. We went from Adam Morrison’s signing in Portland to the Los Angeles Lakers vs the Oklahoma City Thunder, and everywhere in between. If you’ve been starving for NBA news and insights, this is the chat for […]

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The Dwight Howard And Steve Nash Effect On The Lakers

August 23, 20121 Comment

While I’m still a bit skeptical about the Lakers, there is no denying that on paper, they are scintillating. They added one of the best pick and roll point guards and THE best roll man to their roster, brought in Eddie Jordan to provide movement and spacing, and still have the best scoring guard in […]

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2012 Pacers-Magic Playoff Series Preview

April 27, 20120 Comments

#3 Indiana Pacers vs #6 Orlando Magic Indiana Pacers: 42-24, 23-10 at home, 19-14 on the road Orlando Magic:- 37-29, 21-12 at home,16-17 on the road BballBreakdown Chat with Evin Dunlap of Orlando Pinstripe Post and Tom Lewis of Indy Cornrows- Playoff Series Outlook In the regular season, the Magic beat the Pacers three out […]

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