January 10, 2018
This is the time of year when NBA teams conduct their midseason draft review. What is a midseason review, and what's the right approach to take when evaluating prospects in January?
Friday Film: Dennis' D, Hawks Run Hawk, Broken Hammer
January 19, 2018
Watch some reasons for Dennis Schroder's poor defensive statistics, the Hawks run their own Hawk set, and what happens when the Hammer set breaks.
Midseason Draft Review: Deandre Ayton
January 17, 2018
There aren't many questions about Deandre Ayton's physical ability. But does he have the basketball instincts to use that athleticism properly?
From the Cleaning the Glass Archives
LeBron Reads the Defense
June 11, 2017
A small demonstration of LeBron’s incredible basketball IQ: 30 seconds from Game 4.
May 11, 2017
Houston has led the charge towards a new style of basketball, playing small and avoiding midrange shots - and the league has mostly followed suit. But one team is going the opposite direction. Who, how, and why?
Do the Bucks Stop Here?
April 5, 2017
How the Bucks' defense reveals an underlying strategic tension in the game itself.
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