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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Content Tagged "Kobe Bryant"

Mike D’Antoni and the Shadow of Showtime

Introduction: Two Guys Walk into a G-Chat Window me: zach lowe wrote a better version of everything i wanted to write about d’antoni. like literally every point i was going to make: d’antoni is 1) a great offensive coach who 2) got short-shrifted because of people choosing to look at things without nuance and 3) has had a decent (if not great) defense any time he has had above average defensive personnel and 4) now has dwight frigging howard. Jim Cavan: I think the whole “Buss wanted Showtime 2″ angle would be interesting, vis-a-vis how much theoretical wiggle room it …continue reading

Daily Knicks Picks: Media Round-up 7/27/10

Scott Cacciola of the Wall Street Journal on Anthony Randolph: Long, Lean, Unlimited. “How about his two violent dunks over the Houston Rockets’ Yao Ming during his rookie season? Or his epic two-handed block on a breakaway by Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant? These are the sorts of plays—flashes of brilliance, really—where Mr. Randolph unfolds his 6-foot-11 frame and hints at what he might be, could be, should be.” And Randolph says there will be no more excuses, writes Tim Bontemps of the NY Post. “‘It’s all on me right now,’ Randolph said yesterday at the Knicks’ Summer Basketball …continue reading