Tag: pick and roll
Over the years the Spurs have shifted their offense from posting Tim Duncan to spreading the floor and running PnR with Tony Parker. Even against Memphis, the Spurs are able to generate a lot of open three-pointers. We charted the Spurs three-point shooting against the Grizzlies in the visualization below. On the first tab you […]
In his (triumphant) return to New York and Madison Square Garden, Jeremy Lin scored 22 points and had 8 assists as the Houston Rockets soundly beat the New York Knicks 109-96. Lin and James Harden (28 points, 10 rebounds) continually attacked the Knicks’ defense using good ball movement, but also took advantage of hurried 3 […]
Reliving the Bulls 5th title was something of a bittersweet experience, taking me back to an earlier less-complicated time in my life (single, no kids). Coming off a record setting 72-10 the year before, the Bulls cruised through the Eastern Conference playoffs before running into arguably their most formidable foe of any of their championship […]
Written by Coach Nick (@bballsource) and Arun (@ArunKnows) The good teams find ways to win even when things get ugly. With both teams shooting less than 40%, Chris Paul scored thirteen points in the fourth quarter to lead the LA Clippers to a 74-71 win over the Portland Trailblazers. The Clippers were down as much […]
Written by: Arun Chikyarappa (@arunKnows) & Coach Nick Second-year guard Jeremy Lin is the talk of the NBA as he has come from almost nowhere to lead the New York Knicks to five-straight wins. In those games, Lin averaged 26 points, 8 assists, 4 rebounds and two steals. These are remarkable numbers for anyone but […]
Coach Nick shows you some interesting statistical data that shows why Kobe’s isolations aren’t as efficient as you might think. And if this series comes down to CP3 vs. Kobe, the Lakers will need some more answers to pull this out.