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  1. The Sixers deserve better than cold water

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The Philadelphia 76ers are rolling, and the Phoenix Suns and the Orlando Magic look like a couple of very respectable teams. Their collective success might even suggest that the phenomenon of tanking doesn't exist. After all, playing two of your firs...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  2. TrueHoop TV: Rookie lessons

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Kendall Marshall tells Kevin Arnovitz some of the things he learned in his first NBA season....

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  3. Setting Eric Bledsoe free

    Kevin Arnovitz

    After three seasons of healthy debate about Eric Bledsoe's potential, the NBA marketplace has now given us an appraisal of the electric 23-year-old guard. In exchange for Bledsoe and a second-round draft pick, the Clippers fill both of their wing pos...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  4. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Joe Johnson made his return to Atlanta last night for the first time since the Hawks shipped him to Brooklyn. Bo Churney of HawksHoop writes that however outsized Johnson's second contract with the Hawks might have been, if you zoom out and look at t...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  5. Big and small in the NBA

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesFor many coaches and teams, this is the prototype for the new-wave NBA frontcourt. Size and position have become dominant themes in any conversation about the state of NBA basketball heading into 2013. The Mia...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  6. Friday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rob Mahoney is getting pretty fancy with the dancing orbs and motion graphs to illustrate Scott Skiles' early-season experimentation with the Bucks' rotation. All 18 of the Knicks' 3-pointers from Thursday night. As Jeremy Conlin of HoopSpeak obs...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  7. Pau Gasol vs. the system

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Harry How/NBAE/Getty Images Pau Gasol is calling for the ball in the post. Will Mike D'Antoni answer? Last Friday in Memphis, two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol found himself banished to the bench for the entire fourth quarter. Gasol was struggling to...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  8. The book on Mike D'Antoni

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images Mike D'Antoni: The revolutionary idealist. Name: Mike D'Antoni Birthdate: May 8, 1951 Is he an emotional leader or a tactician? D'Antoni doesn't involve himself in the granular X's and O's of the game so much a...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  9. Monday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Many NBA teams divvy up minutes to young players based on which guys have guaranteed contracts. Sometimes this results in more promising and/or productive players getting buried on the depth chart behind someone the front office and coaching staff fe...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  10. Tuesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    NBA stars are severely underpaid vis-a-vis their market value to their sport. They're not the only ones. From Paul Doyle, a track and field agent, via Sports Illustrated and Forbes: "'Bolt is the highest-paid athlete in the history of track and field...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  11. The back of the envelope guide to Las Vegas Summer League: The We...

    Kevin Arnovitz

    NBAE/Getty Images Thomas Robinson, Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard will headline the Las Vegas Summer League. The Las Vegas Summer League is the Sundance Film Festival of basketball. It's an unofficial industry conclave, a place where the best you...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  12. The San Antonio Spurs aren't boring

    Kevin Arnovitz

    How the San Antonio Spurs got tagged as boring never made much sense to me. Yes, the Spurs were the proctors who broke up the spring flings thrown by the Seven Seconds of Less Phoenix Suns. For those who like their superstars to dazzle, Tim Duncan...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  13. Fix Tanking: Ditch the draft

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Mike Stobe/NBAE/Getty Images We know it's pretty. We know it's fun. But the draft isn't good for the NBA. A couple of weeks ago, thousands of med school graduates logged onto the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website to find out where t...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  14. Hill and Dudley on the PSA you've seen a zillion times

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Christian Petersen/NBAE/Getty Images Jared Dudley and Grant Hill were trailblazers when they cut the "Think B4 You Speak" spot last spring. A friend who was horrified by Ian Parker's story in the New Yorker about the suicide of a gay Rutgers studen...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  15. Friday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Gather around for John Converse Townsend's rich, real-life story about the time the ABA's Kentucky Colonels upended the NBA's Baltimore Bullets in an exhibition game at Louisville's Freedom Hall in 1971. It was the first time an ABA squad beat a riva...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  16. Rick Welts' winning streak

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Alex J. Berliner/ABImages Rick Welts: "I have to be part of this dialogue in men's team sports going forward." Momentum isn't just a phenomenon on the floor or in the flow of a seven-game series. By virtually every account, the NBA enjoyed one of i...

    Blog | October 24, 2011