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  1. Jeremy Lin on the Rockets Part II: Turnovers in Transition and De...

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Yesterday we looked at Jeremy Lin and why his ability in the pick-and-roll could wind up warranting the contract that the Houston Rockets gave him. With regard to the Rockets' half-court offense, Lin and his pick-and-roll play is a very good match. H...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  2. Jeremy Lin on the Rockets Part I: Running the Pick-and-Roll

    Sebastian Pruiti

    After having Jeremy Lin pre-Linsanity, the Houston Rockets made up for cutting him before last season by agreeing to pay Lin around $25 million over the next three years. While that may seem like a lot for a player who had success for just 36 games a...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  3. How Can the Knicks Counter Miami's Fronting?

    Sebastian Pruiti

    The adjustments a coach makes between games (and during them) in a playoff series can decide whether his team makes a run to the Conference Finals or bows out in the first round. The New York Knicks didn't make enough in-game adjustments against the ...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  4. LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, the New York Knicks, and the one X fac...

    Sebastian Pruiti

    The Miami Heat's 3-point defense, the Los Angeles Lakers' big bodies, and much, much more.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  5. The Knicks' Defense Is Good. Howd That Happen?

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Take a deep breath as I tell you this: The New York Knicks have one of the best defenses in the NBA. They rank fifth in defensive efficiency - which is a measure of points allowed per 100 possessions - giving up just 97.6 points. They are at the top ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  6. The Difference in Miami's Fourth-Quarter Melo Defense

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Watching the New York Knicks play the Miami Heat is an interesting clash in styles. Since Mike Woodson took over as the Knicks' coach — especially since Amar'e Stoudemire and Jeremy Lin went down with injuries — his team has relied largel...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  7. Can Carmelo and Jeremy Lin Coexist?

    Sebastian Pruiti

    The breakout success of Jeremy Lin conspicuously coincided with Carmelo Anthony sitting on the bench. While Anthony was nursing a groin injury, Lin stepped in to run Mike D'Antoni's fast-paced pick-and-roll offense. Through all the Linsanity hyperbol...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  8. How to Guard Jeremy Lin

    Sebastian Pruiti

    The New York Knicks have gone 9-2 since Jeremy Lin's breakout game earlier this month. Lin's domination has been, in large part, because of his skilled play off the pick-and-roll. The Knicks, who beat the Atlanta Hawks 99-82 on Wednesday and face the...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  9. Linsanity Used to Set Up a Lob

    Sebastian Pruiti

    So far, the sensation of Linsanity has been about overlooked underdogs, seizing opportunities, and, yes, race. But undergirding every story trying to explain the meaning of Jeremy Lin is the game — basketball. So let's take a quick peek at the ...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  10. Sebastian Pruiti on the struggles of New York Knicks forward Amar...

    Sebastian Pruiti

    How the Knicks' offensive spacing has helped the All-Star power forward get off to his worst start in years.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2012
  11. Sebastian Pruiti on the addition of Lamar Odom to the Mavericks a...

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Who's the better fit: Lamar Odom in Dallas or Tyson Chandler in New York?

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011