Category Archives: Defence

Crying Foul On Hack-A-Shaq

NBA coaching is without doubt elite. Aside from some brilliant college coaches they stand alone atop the tower of Norman Dale. I still find myself questioning some pretty common practices and this past playoffs and current season has been no … Continue reading


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Looking Up to Lebron James, Looking Down on the Media

I’ve always been anti Bron, well before it was the cool thing to do. But I rooted for him this year. He was getting more flack than any other player who had played at anywhere near his level, and it … Continue reading


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Wade Flagrant No Call On Rondo – Playoff Media Driven Misconception

I was just watching the pre-game for game 3, Heat, Celtics, and they were talking about how the refs blew a call when Wade hit Rondo in the head in game 2. They were saying it should have been flagrant. … Continue reading


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Spurs are Eliminating the Footnotes

In the very first game of the 2012 playoffs, the Chicago Bulls, tied for the best record in the league, trounced 8th seeded Philadelphia. The game was never really in doubt, as the Bulls used a balanced attack to dismiss … Continue reading


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