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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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  2. NBA - Can the Denver Nuggets return to contender status in 2014-1...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle asks whether fans and media are sleeping on the Denver Nuggets. A finally healthy roster and defense-minded additions make a team on the rise.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  3. Smart's defense continues to draw raves

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Ever stoic on the sideline, there might be no greater in-game compliment that Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens can offer one of his players than a series of quick claps and a shout of encouragement. That's exactly what rookie Ma...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  4. Fisher feels MSG 'buzz' in home debut

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    With less than 50 seconds left in the game and the Garden chanting "Defense!", Derek Fisher crouched a bit as if he were still playing defense while shouting out instructions from the sideline to point guard Shane Larkin. In his first home game as...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  5. Andrea Bargnani a matchup problem?

    Nick Borges

    The majority of media covering the NBA will likely agree that Andrea Bargnani has matchup problem's when he's playing defense. However when head coach Derek Fisher speaks about the power forward he says Bargnani is the matchup problem for defenders. ...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  6. Can the Celtics play top-10 defense?

    Chris Forsberg

    Back in late August, Avery Bradley suggested that the Boston Celtics had potential to be a top-10 defense in the upcoming season. The notion was met with expected skepticism -- or laughed off completely -- by pundits who were quick to note the team's...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  7. Can the Boston Celtics be a top-10 defense?

    Chris Forsberg

    Can the Celtics play top-10 defense? It's not as crazy as it sounds.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  8. Gamebook: Defense contagious for C's

    Chris Forsberg

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Marcus Thornton rarely will be lauded for his defense -- hey, he knows his role is to score points -- but there was Thornton on Wednesday night registering three second-half steals as the Boston Celtics cranked up their defensive i...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  9. Smart wise beyond his years on defense

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- By the end of Monday night, the Philadelphia 76ers' ball handlers seemed sick of seeing Boston Celtics rookie Marcus Smart in front of them, and the team's big men appeared resigned to the fact that there was little they could do to...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  10. 2014-15 College Basketball Preview - UCLA Bruins

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season for the UCLA Bruins.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  11. 2014-15 College Basketball Preview - Colorado Buffaloes

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton previews the 2014-15 season for the Colorado Buffaloes.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  12. Little turnover means chemistry on C's staff

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- You don't need to search his office wall for a diploma from the Tom Thibodeau School of Defense. Just watch Boston Celtics assistant coach Darren Erman run players through defensive drills and you can see he absorbed an awful lot as a Thibo...

    Blog | October 04, 2014
  13. Melo: Knicks simplifying things on defense

    Ian Begley

    The New York Knicks have been all about defense in the first two days of training camp. Derek Fisher has emphasized it heavily in team practices and in his chats with the media. We don't know many details about the Knicks' new defensive approach. ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  14. Can Mavs make Aminu a defensive stopper?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Tyson Chandler has one piece of advice for Al-Farouq Aminu, his young new teammate with the Dallas Mavericks: Study all the tape you can find of Scottie Pippen playing defense. That's the kind of potential the Mavs see in the 24-year-old...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  15. 2014-15 College Basketball Preview - Florida Gators

    Jeff Goodman

    Jeff Goodman previews the 2014-15 season for the Florida Gators.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  16. 2014-15 College Basketball Preview - Kansas Jayhawks

    Ken Pomeroy

    Ken Pomeroy previews the 2014-15 season for the Kansas Jayhawks. A strong recruiting class added to established veterans will enable Bill Self's team to once again reign supreme in the Big 12.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014