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”

Are These 4 Players Changing What We Think About Rim Protection?

By Matt Esposito What is more en vogue in today’s NBA than unearthing hidden gem prospects who take the form of athletic, omnipositional players with monstrous wingspans? Executives are longing to uncover the next OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam or Jaylen Brown. Why? Defensive pliability is at a premium in today’s game. Teams are constantly searchingContinue reading “Are These 4 Players Changing What We Think About Rim Protection?”