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  1. While you weren't sleeping

    Beckley Mason

    During his heyday, Michael Jordan reportedly slept only a few hours a night. It's a fact that's often used as evidence to prove Jordan was something other than human. While what he did on such little sleep was of course incredible, but the fact Jorda...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  2. HoopIdea Guide to Flops: Fan Faves

    Beckley Mason

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images TrueHoop readers make meaningful additions to HoopIdea's growing catalog of flops. When we posted our HoopIdea Guide to Flops, we also asked readers to help us find and name even more flops. Boy, did you ever. Mo...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    People talk about a franchise being "Player X's team," but does any one player dominate a franchise the way Carmelo Anthony has directed the Knicks? Tim Keown has a fascinating look at how Anthony has shaped the Knicks in a story for ESPN the Magazin...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  4. Monday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    You might be shocked to see where Michael Jordan lands on the top 100 career salaries in NBA history. Visualizing every NBA field goal attempt of the 2011-12 season. Noam Schiller of Magic Basketball reflects on Dwight Howard's Orlando Magic team...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  5. Wednesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    A nice infographic on the 42 basketball players competing in the Olympics. (via @TreyKerby) Andre Drummond is keeping a "Summer School" diary on the Pistons website: "The thing about me is I try to do big things before I do the small stuff. Being a...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  6. Andre Drummond, blank slate

    Beckley Mason

    Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/MCT Andre Drummond worked out for Michael Jordan and the Bobcats, who have the second overall pick, but could fall as far as the ninth pick. On the NBA Today Podcast, NBA Draft Insider Chad Ford and high school recruit...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Tuesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    Phenomenal HD, slow-mo video of Kevin Durant versus LeBron James. More people Tweet about the NBA Finals than anything else on TV. John Hollinger (Insider), says the data is clear: it's time to sit Kendrick Perkins. "The Thunder are a fairly stro...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  9. Wednesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    Kevin Durant's decisiveness is phenomenal, especially given the stage. ESPN's Michael Wallace on some adjustments Heat coach Erik Spoelstra might make for Game 2: "Spoelstra hinted at three vital adjustments the Heat might make for Game 2 as they a...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  10. Five for Friday

    Beckley Mason

    Bill Simmons leads off our Five for Friday with a sentiment that we at HoopIdea strongly endorse. This edition also includes HoopIdeas from an NBA player and the Wall Street Journal, as well as a new mobile phone app that allows viewers to call ou...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  11. The team that makes the players good

    Beckley Mason

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images The Spurs are winning with several players, including recent Bobcats castoff Boris Diaw, who couldn't stick on far worse teams. Jerry Krause, then general manager of the Bulls, was once ridiculed for saying "pl...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    Trust me, you want to see Kyrylo Fesenko's "SPACE MOUNTAIN IS TERRIFYING" face. Speaking with SLAM's Tzvi Twersky, Allen Iverson recalls his first game with Michael Jordan: "Like, you're just out there with him, and he's your idol. You look up to h...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  13. How the draft lottery built worst team ever

    Beckley Mason

    Just how bad are the Charlotte Bobcats? Today, John Hollinger (Insider) lays out a statistical argument that they are the worst team ever. Chew on that for a moment. At a time when there are more top-level players from around the world in th...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  14. Jeff Van Gundy: Tanking kills credibility

    Beckley Mason

    Jeff Van Gundy is making life easy for HoopIdea. Another day, another way that Van Gundy (and HoopIdea) would like to improve the game. On Monday the former Knicks and Rockets coach joined Houston's Vandermeer and Lopez to talk about the NBA and o...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  15. How the Starks dunk changed NBA history

    Beckley Mason

    Tom Berg/Getty Images John Starks posterized Horace Grant, but that isn't even half the story After winning 60 games and the top seed in the East, the 1992-93 Knicks were still underdogs when they met the two-time defending champion Bulls in the Ea...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  16. The Last Shot: Jordan uninterrupted

    Beckley Mason

    Fernando Medina/Getty Images At HoopIdea, we've talked about the importance of continuous, live-ball action at the ends of games. Here is perhaps the best example ever. Remember this? With one minute remaining in Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals,...

    Blog | February 28, 2012