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  1. Christmas primer: 10 questions for 10 teams

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Getty ImagesWorking on Christmas: Deron Williams, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony. A third of the NBA will be in action on Christmas Day, as fans will be treated to 14 consecutive hours of basketball featuring the league's top four teams and seven ...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  2. Pau Gasol vs. the system

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Harry How/NBAE/Getty Images Pau Gasol is calling for the ball in the post. Will Mike D'Antoni answer? Last Friday in Memphis, two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol found himself banished to the bench for the entire fourth quarter. Gasol was struggling to...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  3. Five teams at a crossroads

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Getty Images LaMarcus Aldridge, Carmelo Anthony and Stephen Curry: Gridlock or glory? Think about your favorite team then ask yourself, "What are things going to look like for the next three to five seasons?" A degree of uncertainty will find it...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  4. The NBA's chemistry lab

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images A new study says a Chris Paul-for-Deron Williams trade would've helped both New Orleans and Utah. Before Allan Maymin, Philip Maymin, and Eugene Shen introduce their new basketball metric, "Skills Plus Minus," th...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  5. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Ben Swanson of Rufus on Fire writes that, given all we know about Michael Jordan's competitiveness, it's not surprising he'd be leading a charge of hard-line owners to secure as much revenue as possible. Kate Fagan covers the Sixers for the Philade...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  6. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Even if Italian basketball club Vitrus Roma fails to land Andrea Bargnani, it's safe to say that more people than ever know about, the company that was reportedly set to underwrite the cost of Bargnani's salary. AshleyMadison's corp...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  7. The Heat's empty possessions

    Kevin Arnovitz

    When the Heat were dropping games early in the season, Erik Spoelstra would sit behind the podium in the interview room at AmericanAirlines Arena and explain that the Heat were enduring a process. In Spoelstra's estimation, his team was a living orga...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  8. New York at Heat: 5 things to watch

    Kevin Arnovitz

    AP Photo/J Pat Carter Mouths will be agape as the Heat and Knicks renew an old rivalry on Sunday. Force the Knicks to defend When you have offensive weapons as dangerous as LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, it's tempting to take a sledgehammer rather ...

    Blog | February 27, 2011
  9. 7 curious things about the upcoming season

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Sport Forget about the hoopla in Miami, and let's talk about the basketball. The basketball in Miami The concentration of talent in Miami has created a dramatic storyline the NBA hasn't seen in years. In late October, ...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  10. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Eddy Rivera of Magic Basketball on Carmelo Anthony: "Is Anthony a top five player? No. Is Anthony an efficient player on offense? No. Anthony's True Shooting Percentage and effective field goal percentage were at or below the league average last seas...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rob Mahoney of Hardwood Paroxysm writes that the Miami Heat's abundance of talent will allow them to rewrite the book on last-possession strategy, if they so choose: "All it takes is an actual play. Not screening for LeBron so he can catch the ball 2...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  12. Tuesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    More good stuff on the positional revolution, this time from Jesse Blanchard of 48 Minutes of Hell. Blanchard writes that defensive roles are much harder to define than offensive ones, which makes reclassifying (or declassifying, so to speak) defensi...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  13. Late Friday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The Bulls could use an additional long-range shooter for their wing rotation and, on the surface, Rudy Fernandez seems like a nice fit. So let's say the Bulls are able to acquire Fernandez from Portland in a deal. Could Fernandez reasonably expect mo...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  14. Wednesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Tracy McGrady isn't winning friends and influencing people during his job search. There's a certain irony to McGrady's behavior: Teams seem confident that McGrady is healthy enough to contribute as an important piece off the bench, but his off-puttin...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  15. Amare Stoudemire responds

    Kevin Arnovitz

    After the Phoenix Suns' 118-109 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, Amare Stoudemire defiantly rejected any suggestion that he phoned it in during the Suns' pair of losses in Los Angeles. How could anyone quest...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  16. Are we being too harsh on Amare Stoudemire?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Anyone who witnessed the carnage at Staples Center this past week knows that the Phoenix Suns have serious defensive issues. Suns head coach Alvin Gentry even went so far as to playfully solicit suggestions from the media at his postgame press confer...

    Blog | May 22, 2010