Archive for November, 2015

The Miami Heat with LeBron James were one of the modern teams that truly embraced small ball lineups and helped pioneer their use in recent years. It isn’t a new idea. The Chicago Bulls used to use “small” lineups in Jordan’s day. The Phoenix Suns are an obvious example. But small ball’s use has reached […]

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Remember that time when Byron Scott said how he thought the NBA should remove the three-point line and also go back to using peach baskets instead of hoops? I’m paraphrasing here, but with the way the Lakers attacked the game last season, that line of thinking may not be that different from what was actually […]

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There’s no great rhyme or reason to this. Did/didn’t is clear, did the player receive a rookie scale extension or didn’t they? Should/shouldn’t is less clear. There are various competing ideas here. A player in one situation maybe should aspire to get extended and others should avoid it. A team should lock someone like Bradley […]

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In a slightly longer podcast than usual Alex and Colby break down the first week of action, giving quick thoughts on all 30 teams. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/LT-2015-11-03-034.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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MVP Josh Donaldson Mike Trout Bryce Harper Yes. We somehow ended up with a three way tie for MVP. I know, that’s probably the most unsatisfying thing that you read all day. We’ve not even come to any conclusions. To try to break the tie, Alex Lowe asked friend of the site Cricket who his […]

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