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  1. Not the Bulls defense you've heard about

    Beckley Mason

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images Joakim Noah anchors the NBA's fifth-best defense, but it has been nothing like as effective lately. You may have heard something about the Miami Heat's win streak, which has lasted since February 3. As the Bulls pr...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  2. Stephen Curry and the foul that never had to be

    Beckley Mason

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images Stephen Curry was yanked to the ground and had to leave the game. Stephen Curry was leading the Warriors on a 3-on-1 fastbreak as the Wizards scrambled to get back. Advantage: Golden State. Until Cartier Martin, tr...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  3. Does the league still care about flopping?

    Beckley Mason

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images Chris Paul, a candidate for MVP of flopping, hasn't been punished. The NBA began the season with a new rule against flopping, and the early indications were it made a difference. Since 2013 began, however, the NBA h...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  4. It's smart to be fun

    Beckley Mason

    Sam Forencich/Getty Images Ty Lawson and the Nuggets get more of these shots than any other team. Whether or not you agree that the level of play in the NBA is at an all-time high, there's no question that the amount of data available to coaches an...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  5. Flop of the night: C.J. Watson

    Beckley Mason

    David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images C.J. Watson's big game against Minnesota included a memorable flop against J.J. Barea. It's rare for a flopper to confess. But that's just what C.J. Watson did Wednesday night following the Nets win over Minnesota. ...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  6. When Steve Nash D's up

    Beckley Mason

    Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Opposing guards have been scoring over Steve Nash with ease. For the Lakers it was yet another road loss on Wednesday night, this time to the Grizzlies. With that, just about everybody's preseason favorites to w...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  7. Flop of the night: John Henson

    Beckley Mason

    Gary Dineen/Getty Images Henson doesn't yet have the heft to deal with Dwight Howard inside. At 6-11 and just 220 pounds, John Henson may not be cut out to bang with all 265 muscular pounds of Dwight Howard in the paint. On Tuesday night the same c...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  8. From NBA player to concussion advocate

    Beckley Mason

    Noah Graham/Getty Images Former first-round pick Paul Grant now advocates concussion awareness.Paul Grant was fast asleep, drooling on himself in a Motor City movie theater. A first-round pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Grant had gone to catch a...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  9. Kyle Lowry has something to prove

    Beckley Mason

    Getty Images Kyle Lowry, right, was supposed to unseat Jose Calderon, but Toronto is better without its new PG. The list of NBA players averaging 15 points, five rebounds and five assists is just three names long. Two, LeBron James and Russell West...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  10. Flop of the Night: J.J. Barea

    Beckley Mason

    David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images J.J. Barea kept flopping against the Kings until it paid off. Three weeks after receiving a warning from the NBA for flopping, J.J. Barea earned #FlopOfTheNight honors (Video) for his acting work against the Isaiah T...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  11. Flop of the Night: Gerald Wallace

    Beckley Mason

    Bruce Bennett/NBAE/Getty Images Gerald Wallace plays, and sometimes acts, with gusto. When Reggie Evans received the NBA's first ever flopping fine and cemented his reputation as the league's most notorious actor, not everyone was pleased. Although...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  12. Now at the rim: Kobe Bryant

    Beckley Mason

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images By getting to the paint more than ever, Kobe Bryant is scoring with insane efficiency.Kobe Bryant is on fire. But it's not the whirling, twisting fadeaways that have Bryant near the top of the league in every shoo...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  13. In the absence of Danny Granger

    Beckley Mason

    Ron Turenne/NBAE/Getty Images The Pacers have three months to see what happens when Paul George runs the show. The Pacers just announced that Danny Granger, the player who has led Indiana in both scoring and shot attempts per game since the 2007-20...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  14. New kinds of players, same NBA duties

    Beckley Mason

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images The role of the classic NBA wing stopper has changed since Michael Cooper's day. Mavericks rookie Jae Crowder fell to the second round of the 2012 draft in part because teams wondered exactly what position he'd...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  15. On display in preseason: new skills

    Beckley Mason

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images DeAndre Jordan is among those showing off skills they lacked a year ago. The NBA preseason is like the first day of school -- everyone wants to see who got a new haircut, who grew, who no longer only wears swea...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  16. HoopIdea Guide to Flops: Fan Faves

    Beckley Mason

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images TrueHoop readers make meaningful additions to HoopIdea's growing catalog of flops. When we posted our HoopIdea Guide to Flops, we also asked readers to help us find and name even more flops. Boy, did you ever. Mo...

    Blog | October 22, 2012