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  1. Monday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    It's 363 pages on my Kindle and chock full of all kinds of hoop goodness: It's the 2013-14 Hardwood Paroxysm Season Preview, in e-book form, for only $1.99. You get fancy charts, team previews, fan fiction and illustrations, including what appears to...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  2. The Jazz go big in a small-ball world

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty ImagesDerrick Favors, Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap: The Supersize Guys. Prior to the 2011-12 season, coach Erik Spoelstra sat down with LeBron James and told the world's best basketball player that for the Miami Heat to...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rob Mahoney of Hardwood Paroxysm writes that the Miami Heat's abundance of talent will allow them to rewrite the book on last-possession strategy, if they so choose: "All it takes is an actual play. Not screening for LeBron so he can catch the ball 2...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  4. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    J.A. Adande and Sam Smith offer two evocative impressions on Scottie Pippen, who will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. Albert Lyu of Think Blue Crew has put together a series of compelling work on the blocke...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  5. Breaking down the four-team trade

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Every acquisition has a cost, which is one of the bedrock principles of bartering. Unless you're purchasing Manhattan or annexing the Sudetenland, it's virtually impossible to get something for nothing. The NBA's trade market has three primary curren...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  6. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    If Chris Paul demands his way out of New Orleans, should he be subject to the same vitriol LeBron James has received? Should the fact that Chris Paul is a point guard color our perception of his desire to play with a better supporting cast? Should Pa...

    Blog | July 22, 2010
  7. The TrueHoop Dossier: Derrick Favors

    Kevin Arnovitz

    On a frigid night in Atlanta fewer than 18 months ago, Derrick Favors sat at a dais at the ESPN Zone in Buckhead. With a full audience of family, friends and media before him, the kid they called Stix was presented with a blue plastic bag. He reached...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  8. Tuesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The Nets hosted the much-anticipated workouts for DeMarcus Cousins and Derrick Favors. The Nets are sitting with the No. 3 pick on Thursday night and will likely have a choice between the two big men. Cousins impressed, but the Star Ledger's Dave D'A...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  9. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    How many of the Celtics' "Big 4" need to produce in order for the Celtics to be successful? Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus breaks down the Celtics' postseason results by examining single game scores for Garnett, Allen, Pierce and Rondo and mea...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  10. Wednesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rahat Huq of Red94 emails with Rockets' senior vice president of basketball operations about the unique relationship between the big club and the D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Through the D-League's single affiliate partnership model, the Rock...

    Blog | May 26, 2010