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  1. NBA Awards Watch

    The NBA Awards Watch is a constantly updated list of potential candidates for the MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Player of the Week: Defense and Improved....

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  4. Are you optimistic about Bargnani?

    Ian Begley

    By most measures, Andrea Bargnani's season with the Knicks last year was a forgettable one. New York's offense was 6.8 points better (per 100 possessions) when Bargnani was on the bench. On defense, the Knicks allowed one fewer point per 100 poss...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  5. Photo results for "defense"

  6. Las Vegas Summer League, Day 1 grades

    Fred Katz

    Ten notable performances from Day 1 at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas: Andrew Wiggins, Cleveland Cavaliers | Grade: C+ Wiggins found ways to score inside, but his aversion to dribbling was well on display Friday. The athleticism, defense and...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  7. C's provide rare glimpse of summer D

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Having the best defense at summer league is a bit like having the best looking car at a demolition derby. Play this time of year is not typically renowned for its focus on that end of the court, but that hasn't stopped the Boston Cel...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  8. Notebook: Smart's defense stands out

    Brian Robb, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    ORLANDO -- The games won't start counting for real for another few months, but Marcus Smart already admitted to feeling a few butterflies as he made his professional debut for the Boston Celtics on Saturday afternoon during Orlando Summer League play...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  9. 2014 NBA draft -- Kristaps Porzingis of Latvia pulls out of draft...

    Chad Ford

    Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis withdrew from the 2014 NBA draft on Sunday his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  10. Double teams hurting the Heat defense

    Ryan Feldman

    Robert Duyos/Sun Sentinel/Getty ImagesThe Heat defense has really struggled against the Spurs in the Finals. The Miami Heat defense has been out of sorts in the 2014 NBA Finals - so much out of sorts that the San Antonio Spurs are on pace for t...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  11. Resilient Return

    • ESPN NBA analyst Bruce Bowen weighs in on the Heat's approach to Manu Ginobili in the NBA Finals, Tony Parker's injury, the Spurs' resilience and the Heat's defense. Bowen • Basketball Hall of Famer George Gervin comments on how the ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  12. The Gregg Popovich scheme

    Henry Abbott

    Last year the Spurs threw the Heat for a loop with an entirely unconventional defense that dared the Heat to shoot. What will Gregg Popovich come up with this time around?...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  13. Stevenson's audience shrinks

    Dan Rafael

    Certainly the deal that adviser Al Haymon secured for light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson to leave HBO and go to rival Showtime for his title defense against Andrzej Fonfara last Saturday night paid him more money than had he stayed at HBO fo...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  14. NBA Playoffs - Do the Miami Heat have a playoff gear?

    Steve Ilardi

    Do the Heat really have the ability to just "flip the switch" in the playoffs? Steve Ilardi examines.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  15. 2014 NBA playoffs: Kevin Durant looks to get defensive

    J.A. Adande

    Kevin Durant is performing like an MVP on the offensive end. Now they need it on defense, J.A. Adande writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  16. 2014 NBA playoffs -- Oklahoma City Thunder plan approach sans Ser...

    J.A. Adande

    If the Thunder are going to beat the Spurs, they can't let inefficient offense turn into insufficient defense, J.A. Adande writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  17. Wizards-Pacers Preview

    Wizards-Pacers Preview

    Preview | May 12, 2014
  18. Daily Dime: Clippers' late rush evens series

    J.A. Adande

    The Clippers took over late with the help of CP3's defense on Kevin Durant, writes J.A. Adande

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  19. Time running out to step up on defense

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- For the better part of three seasons, the Los Angeles Clippers have talked about wanting to be a defensive team. In their ideal word, "Lob City" would one day morph into something more reminiscent of the "Bad Boys." In fact, when E...

    Blog | May 10, 2014