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  1. The all-Olympics team

    Kevin Arnovitz

    In North America, international basketball is often regarded as a novelty act -- a sideshow with funny rules, bizarre dimensions and lots of guys who look like rockers. Teams run sprawling offensive schemes that often look like something out of an in...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  2. Olympic quarterfinals big-game performers

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Welcome to the knockout phase of the Olympic basketball event. The NBA game affords teams a two-week chess match in each playoff round, during which a team can slip up, adjust, then eventually figure it out. That's not the case in London, where o...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  3. The top 10 of Olympics group play

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Monday was the final round of group play, with eight teams advancing to the knockout phase. There were a fair number of virtuoso performances, spirited underdogs and some individual surprises, but those who have excelled at Olympics past, by and larg...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  4. Killer lineup: The Rockets' grenade

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Goran Dragic | Courtney Lee | Chandler Parsons | Luis Scola | Samuel Dalembert Minutes Played: 157 Offensive Rating: 112.6 points per 100 possessions Defensive Rating: 96.4 points per 100 possessions How it works offensively Very well, thank...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Monday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Classmates of Kim Jong Il's son, Kim Jong-un, testify that the presumed successor in North Korea wasn't all that interested in politics when he was at school in Switzerland. What really got him going was basketball. "He worshipped basketball players ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  7. Positions and systems

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Austin Burton was on hand at Rucker Park in Harlem last weekend for the World Basketball Festival when Kobe Bryant addressed the media: Kobe said the influence of international players in the NBA has helped create a "hybrid" culture, where players o...

    Blog | August 20, 2010