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  1. Wednesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    John Hollinger reflects on the aftermath of the James Harden trade in Oklahoma City (Insider): "Check out the plus-minus data and it seems much like old times: The Thunder's starting lineup still doesn't work, but when Martin combines with Nick Colli...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  2. Playing small in Lakerland

    Beckley Mason

    In today's excellent PER Diem (Insider) on how new head coach Mike D'Antoni will impact the Lakers, John Hollinger notes that D'Antoni's basketball philosophy will favor different players (shooters!) than Brown: We'll probably see a lot more of Jodi...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  3. Friday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    NBA shooting coach sounds like a great gig, but expectations and job turnover are high. John Hollinger (Insider) takes a look at the Orlando Magic and finds more than the Dwight Howard deal to be concerned about, like Jameer Nelson's new three-year...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  4. Monday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    The Heat won the title, but Miami's owner, Micky Arison, says the team still lost money. One reason Eric Gordon is likely to receive a max contract: Louis Williams might be the second-best available shooting guard. John Hollinger handicaps the St...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  5. Tuesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    Phenomenal HD, slow-mo video of Kevin Durant versus LeBron James. More people Tweet about the NBA Finals than anything else on TV. John Hollinger (Insider), says the data is clear: it's time to sit Kendrick Perkins. "The Thunder are a fairly stro...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  6. Thursday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    How has the Thunder's offense been so great in the postseason? ESPN's John Hollinger (Insider) says there are a few factors, but none bigger than the simple fact that the Thunder are getting more shots (and he has a nifty chart to prove it): "The Okl...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  7. Tuesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    John Hollinger (Insider) compares the team building models of the Thunder and Heat and finds that having the very best players is a pretty solid strategy, no matter how you get them. He also unearths this nugget: "Each of the past 33 champions either...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  8. Monday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    John Hollinger (Insider) expects a razor-thin margin to separate the Heat and Thunder, with Chris Bosh's health making a big difference: "Remember, we should expect both teams to have at least two of their three stars on the floor for virtually every...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  9. Why are the Spurs turning it over so much?

    Beckley Mason

    Clarke Evans/NBAE/Getty Images Can Tony Parker and the Spurs regain their footing against the Thunder? As John Hollinger pointed out in today's PER Diem (Insider), turnovers have been an unexpected killer for the San Antonio Spurs. The Thunder had...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  10. Monday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    John Hollinger (Insider) expects Gregg Popovich to make his "universal adjustment" and start Manu Ginobili in Game 5: "Coming into this series, it appeared the Thunder, not the Spurs, were the ones who could benefit from starting their sixth man, bec...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    John Hollinger (Insider) offers a way for the Celtics to score some points against the Heat: "But there is one hope for Boston to generate high-value looks against Miami: the corner 3-pointer. Miami's defensive principles tend to leave the corners op...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  12. Fix tanking: No more protected picks

    Beckley Mason

    In theory, protected draft picks are a smart idea. Protecting a draft pick permits a team to hold on to the pick under certain circumstances -- for instance, a top-five protected pick stays with the team if the pick is one of the top five in the d...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  13. How the draft lottery built worst team ever

    Beckley Mason

    Just how bad are the Charlotte Bobcats? Today, John Hollinger (Insider) lays out a statistical argument that they are the worst team ever. Chew on that for a moment. At a time when there are more top-level players from around the world in th...

    Blog | April 23, 2012