Quick Defensive Fixes For Boston To Win Game Two

By Matt Esposito One time, just to stay abreast of GOP dogma, I hate-read conservative author George Will’s 600+ page tome on the state of American government. It cost me 9 days, some fine bourbon and part of my hairline. I’d rather do that again than watch Boston stumble their way into blowing 4th quarterContinue reading “Quick Defensive Fixes For Boston To Win Game Two”

Film Review: How Los Angeles Drastically Lowered James Harden’s Shot Attempts

By Matt Esposito Coming into the series, James Harden was known for being a high volume shooter. Not only did he routinely throw up north of a dozen triples per game, but he found efficiency by getting to the line. Yet, the former MVP is criticized (and rightly so) for being largely ineffective once theContinue reading “Film Review: How Los Angeles Drastically Lowered James Harden’s Shot Attempts”

Film Review: How LeBron James Is Defending The Rim Against Houston

By Matt Esposito It would be easy to cite LeBron James average of 2.7 blocks per game during the Houston series as evidence of his shot blocking prowess. Too easy. I could also state that he had as many blocks last night (4) as Anthony Davis has had the entire series. But to suggest thatContinue reading “Film Review: How LeBron James Is Defending The Rim Against Houston”

Game Two Focus: Toronto May Have A Marc Gasol Problem

By Matt Esposito Trust me, I don’t love writing those words, but I must: Marc Gasol ranks only behind Uncle Phil, Trevor Noah and Santa Claus in any arbitrary list of male role models. Unfortunately, he now possesses the lateral quickness of each of the people on that list, which is why Toronto may needContinue reading “Game Two Focus: Toronto May Have A Marc Gasol Problem”

Kevin Knox Can Have A Bounce Back Year And It Starts On Defense

(Image by: Tomek Kordylewksi) By Nick Faggio Following a modest rookie season for Kevin Knox when he averaged 12.8 points, 1.1 assists, and 4.8 rebounds, many thought in a few years he could become a key component of New York’s long, long-awaited rebuild. A sophomore stint full of disappointment saw a dramatic decrease in almostContinue reading “Kevin Knox Can Have A Bounce Back Year And It Starts On Defense”