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  1. Splitting the difference

    Beckley Mason

    Almost seven years removed from the catastrophic knee injury that could have led to amputation, Shaun Livingston's admirable, arduous transition from young phenom to wizened role player is the feel-good story of the Brooklyn Nets' season. Yet his bri...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  2. Thursday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    The New York Times' Howard Beck on LeBron James' evolving legacy: "On Tuesday night, James had his "Jordan flu" moment. After being carried from the court because of painful leg cramps in the fourth quarter, he returned and hit the 3-pointer that put...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  3. Simple does it for the Thunder

    Beckley Mason

    The San Antonio Spurs were clobbered in the fourth quarter of Games 3 and 5 by one play that the Thunder ran over and over and over. Over on Grantland, Sebastian Pruiti expertly uses video to show how this simple play can have a variety of outcomes -...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  4. Why are the Spurs turning it over so much?

    Beckley Mason

    Clarke Evans/NBAE/Getty Images Can Tony Parker and the Spurs regain their footing against the Thunder? As John Hollinger pointed out in today's PER Diem (Insider), turnovers have been an unexpected killer for the San Antonio Spurs. The Thunder had...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  5. Spurs win by keeping it clean

    Beckley Mason

    Tom Pennington/NBAE/Getty ImagesTim Duncan is an expert at contesting drives to the rim without fouling. We hear a lot about the toughness it takes to win in the playoffs. And not just any kind of toughness; we're talking the kind that takes the for...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  6. The cost of Kobe Bryant

    Beckley Mason

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images We may have seen this trio of champions together for the last time. What is Pau Gasol worth? Many believe this is the central question of the Lakers' offseason. Gasol was integral to three straight Finals appeara...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  7. Monday Bullets

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Jeff Green was nearly the victim of a deadly sneaker avalanche. James Jones would be embarrassed if he missed a 3-pointer by as much as he missed this dunk. Philadunkia's Tom Sunnergren on the ageless Kevin Garnett: "The careers of professional ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  8. What makes Kawhi Leonard so good?

    Beckley Mason

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images Kawhi Leonard has improved in measurable ways since joining the Spurs. The rap on Kawhi Leonard coming out of college was that the kid could play, but he sure couldn't shoot. Leonard projected to be a great rebounder...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  9. 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