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  1. Houston's improbable midrange winner

    Kevin Arnovitz

    NEW ORLEANS -- The Houston Rockets use an offensive formula they've been cultivating for years under their current regime: 3-pointers and rim shots. Everything in between is for suckers. The Rockets attempted 35 field goals in the first half of t...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  2. Watch your back, Clippers

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty ImagesIf the Clippers aren't careful, they might find themselves looking up at the competition for Chris Paul.ESPN the Magazine's Chris Broussard is reporting that Chris Paul is unhappy that the dismissal of Vinny Del Negro as...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. TrueHoop's Stat Geek Smackdown 2013

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Welcome to Year 7 of the TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  4. Save April basketball

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Stephen Dunn/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Lakers and Rockets played one of Wednesday night's few meaningful games. LOS ANGELES -- Give the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets their due, the two teams played a frenetic, de facto playoff game. The Rockets ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  5. Is MIT Sloan now the majority party?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Courtesy of Samantha Yanofsky In a few short years, MIT Sloan has gone from "What's that?" to "Who's Who." Two years ago at the 2011 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, an NBA player agent was spotted roaming the halls of the Boston C...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  6. Christmas primer: 10 questions for 10 teams

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Getty ImagesWorking on Christmas: Deron Williams, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony. A third of the NBA will be in action on Christmas Day, as fans will be treated to 14 consecutive hours of basketball featuring the league's top four teams and seven ...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  7. Friday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    LeBron James rang up 12 assists in Denver on Thursday night, and was deadly on the kickout to spot-up shooters. The biggest dime of the night came in the closing minute with the game in the balance. James could've played one-on-three against the Nugg...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  8. Friday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Words of encouragement from Metta World Peace for Smush Parker, who's embroiled in yet another war of words with former teammate Kobe Bryant. One of the conflicts presented to serious NBA fans is how much to vest in preseason play. You want to glea...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  9. Dwight Howard Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Bill Simmons on the Lakers' uncanny ability to finesse a deal without giving up the farm: "And as always with the Lakers, it worked out: They flipped the league's second-best center (a top-20 player) into the league's best center (and third-best play...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  10. Golden Tickets: 10 you don't want to miss

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The ultimate fantasy parlor game for the hardcore NBA fan: All expenses paid from your doorstep to an NBA arena 10 times during the 2012-13 season. First class on your preference of air carrier (that means double qualifying miles!) and the penthou...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  11. The back of the envelope guide to Las Vegas Summer League: The We...

    Kevin Arnovitz

    NBAE/Getty Images Thomas Robinson, Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard will headline the Las Vegas Summer League. The Las Vegas Summer League is the Sundance Film Festival of basketball. It's an unofficial industry conclave, a place where the best you...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  12. Let 'em walk

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The unknown factors in the Chris Paul trade saga remain a mystery. Smart people are still asking the right questions, but we still don't know what governed the decision to veto a three-way trade between the Hornets, Lakers and Rockets, then sign off ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  13. We're No. 2! (Western Conference edition)

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images A compelling case can be made for -- and against -- the Thunder as the West's No. 2 power. When the final 2009-10 regular season was played on April 14, five games separated the seven teams that finished behind the Lo...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  14. 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
  15. Day Three Las Vegas summer league roundup

    Kevin Arnovitz

    John Wall's professional debut began with a little throat-clearing, but once the Washington Wizards point guard got into the flow of the game, he commandeered the court. We asked some of those in attendance for their impressions of Wall's 24-point, 8...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  16. The back of the envelope guide to Las Vegas Summer League

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images DeMar DeRozan and Austin Daye will be back for another go at in Las Vegas. Summer League rosters feature a broad range of stories. You have the high lottery pick who is here to put on a show. You also have the guy ...

    Blog | July 09, 2010