Monthly Archives: May 2011

On the NBA: Miami Heat 92, Dallas Mavericks 84

During the build-up to the game this afternoon, I couldn’t help but keep thinking ‘The Finals are back!’  I’ve said this a lot but I really can’t get over it.  It’s amazing how the NBA Finals are actually an event again and have been for the past few years starting with LA/Boston Part 1.  This [...]

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Houston Rockets to interview Dave Joerger

via Memphis Grizzlies may lose second assistant » The Commercial Appeal: Grizzlies assistant coach Dave Joerger will meet with the Houston Rockets next week about joining their revamped coaching staff. Memphis granted Houston permission Friday to talk to Joerger about being a top assistant in charge of defense under Kevin McHale. According to press reports, the [...]

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The Best of Red94

These were some of my favorite moments from this season, my first with lockerroom access.

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What makes Lebron’s game so ugly?

I watch basketball for aesthetics, primarily individual aesthetics.  I like watching men do things I cannot and at a level of beauty I could never hope to achieve.  I watch things closely, from moves to mechanics; I observe art. It’s universally acknowledged that unlike other greats, Lebron James’ game is, for lack of a better [...]

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NYtimes: The crossover on display

Click here for the piece. Honestly, personally speaking, this was the most interesting basketball piece I’ve ever seen.  There’s nothing I find more fascinating in sports than the ‘crossover dribble’ and its history and varieties.  I would love to one day film a documentary piece on the move. Enjoy.

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