Tag: pick and roll

Spurs Three-Point Shooting: Erik Spoelstra’s Worst Nightmare

June 6, 20131 Comment

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 […]

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Rockets at Knicks: Jeremy Lin & James Harden Doin’ Work

December 19, 20124 Comments

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 […]

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1997 NBA Finals Game 6: Bulls vs Jazz and the No Call That Changed the Series

October 27, 20127 Comments

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 […]

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Clippers vs. Blazers: Chris Paul Saves His Best For Last

February 18, 20121 Comment

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 […]

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Why Jeremy Lin Can Be The Next Steve Nash

February 14, 20129 Comments

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 […]

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NBA Playoffs 2011: Kobe Isolations Isolate Him – Hornets vs. Lakers Game 4

April 26, 2011

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.

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