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  1. Brian Scalabrine's story of concussion

    Beckley Mason

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesIn the 2009 playoffs, doctors allowed Brian Scalabrine on the court only after he lied to them. In the 2008-09 season, then-Boston Celtics forward Brian Scalabrine suffered three concussions in one month. The fir...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  2. Thursday Bullets: NBA Draft edition

    Beckley Mason

    Check out Mike Schmitz's YouTube channel to watch fun and really smart scout tapes on every major prospect in the draft. The Miami Heat don't expect to find a big man they like with the 27th pick. Daily Thunder's Royce Young isn't buying the rumo...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  3. Friday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    J.A. Adande on how things will change for the Heat, having won a title: "At the end of this journey for Miami from the brink of the depths to the pinnacle is ... liberty. That's according to Heat president Pat Riley, who entered South Beach restauran...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  4. Flop of the Night: Jason Terry

    Beckley Mason and Zach Harper

    Danny Bollinger/NBAE/Getty Images Not even a well-timed flop could get Jason Terry and the Dallas Mavericks going last night. HoopIdea wants to #StopTheFlop. To spotlight the biggest fakers, we present Flop of the Night. You can help us separate th...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  5. Fix tanking: Grade on a curve

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Memphis Grizzlies consultant and founder Aaron Barzilai got to talking about HoopIdea and tanking with his friend Mike Martin. As a management consultant, Mike designs incentive compensation plans for sales teams in pharmaceutical...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  6. Doubting Dallas

    Beckley Mason

    Last year Jason Terry had the audacity to get the Larry O'Brien Trophy etched into bicep. Last year Tyson Chandler and assistant coach Dwane Casey elevated the Dallas defense to elite levels. Last year Dallas raced to a blistering 24-5 record b...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  7. On that new and improved Heat offense

    Beckley Mason

    Over at the Heat Index, Tom Haberstroh describes the play of the game in Sunday's Heat victory over the Dallas Mavericks. It wasn't that absurd double alley-oop touch pass between LeBron James and Dwyane Wade but an unremarkable LeBron-led fast break...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  8. Thursday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    Before going any further, read all of this brilliant post by Rob Mahoney on the Mavericks' locker room following Game 5: "Nothing has a sense. Dallas believes in their championship hopes as much now as they did on Media Day. Yet to ignore...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  9. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Beckley Mason of HoopSpeak: "Zone defense isn't man-to-man, and it isn't manly. It's what boys play in college and high school, what your JV team ran because the other team couldn't shoot. No elite NBA defense could ever employ a zone with any co...

    Blog | December 09, 2010