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  1. The Clippers' D isn't as bad as you think

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Coming into the season, the Los Angeles Clippers subscribed to the belief that an elite defense can spring from a smart defensive system. This is a long-standing debate in the NBA, one that's gotten more interesting since defenses really started to s...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  2. Doc Rivers owes no one an apology

    Kevin Arnovitz

    By most objective measures, Doc Rivers is among the best basketball coaches in the world. He's one of only four active NBA coaches who has won a championship. Just over a year ago, a survey of NBA players named Rivers the coach they'd most li...

    Blog | June 24, 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. 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
  5. Welcome, Hoop76

    Kevin Arnovitz

    If you grew up in the 1980s during the dominance of the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers, there existed one pleasant and exciting alternative -- the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers were the alt band. You knew they'd never achieve the commerci...

    Blog | February 20, 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. 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
  8. The back of the envelope guide to Las Vegas Summer League: The Ea...

    Kevin Arnovitz

    NBAE/Getty Images Wings of desire: Bradley Beal, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Dion Waiters are ready for flight. Atlanta Hawks John Jenkins: Quite possibly the best pure shooter in the 2012 draft class, Jenkins has the kind of silky stroke coache...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  9. We're No. 2! (Eastern Conference edition)

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Jim Rogash/NBAE/Getty Images Could the Orlando Magic benefit from more modest expectations? Unlike the Western Conference where the Lakers have reigned supreme over the past couple of seasons, the Eastern Conference regular-season landscape has bee...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  10. Tuesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    What should you reasonably expect of a draft pick? What constitutes a bust? Is it fair to expect a rotation player if you're drafting in the latter half of the first round? All great questions that Tim Donahue of Eight Points, Nine Seconds seeks to a...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  11. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    If you're not reading Tom Haberstroh's explorations into the nuances of the pro game, you're missing out. Among Haberstroh's conclusions at Hardwood Paroxysm today: "[T]he ability to finish at the rim (as measured by at rim FG percentage) is more str...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  12. Mike Dunleavy and the Hangover effect

    Kevin Arnovitz

    For Mike Dunleavy, there have been several flash points over the past couple of months when he thought it might be time to hang it up: A 124-93 loss to Phoenix on Christmas Day on national television when his team essentially quit on him in th...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  13. The Celtics-Bulls rematch that wasn't

    Kevin Arnovitz

    CHICAGO -- Prior to their game Saturday night against the Boston Celtics, the Chicago Bulls downplayed any invocation of last spring's epic first round series between the two teams. Asked what he remembered about the series, Bulls forward Luol Den...

    Blog | December 12, 2009