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  1. Blue Rondo à la Dirk: Why the Mavs’ Point Guard Gamb...

    Zach Lowe

    Even with an obvious hole at point guard, the Dallas Mavericks had been blitzing opponents with a gorgeous flowing offense on pace to be the most efficient in league history. They likely cannot score the ball any better. And yet: They sac...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Graphic Content: When Quantity Meets Quality: How Stephen Curry S...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Stephen Curry is one of the best shooters the NBA has ever seen. Last season, he led the league in 3-pointers and unassisted field goals, all while converting at a 42 percent clip from beyond the arc. Simply put, no point guard has ever shot this wel...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  3. Psyched on Sykes: The Dunking Point Guard Who Could Get Cheesehea...

    Adam Doster

    On a blustery November night in Green Bay, about 10 miles east of Wisconsin's football sanctuary, I watched Keifer Sykes levitate. It happened during a simple drill early in practice, one that University of Wisconsin-Green Bay hea...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  4. The Kemba Conundrum: What Should the Hornets Do With Their &lsquo...

    Zach Lowe

    Happiness and continuity can carry an extra price in the NBA, and the teams most willing to pay it are often those that have known the deepest misery. Charlotte sunk into depths of misery no one even knew existed, both on the court and in the prof...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  5. Keep Your Friends Close: The Hiring of Derek Fisher Makes a Stran...

    netw3rk

    With the announcement that Derek Fisher has been hired as their 26th head coach, the New York Knicks face the curious prospect of entering the 2014-15 season with a head coach who's a better point guard than their actual point guard and a p...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  6. Mercy Rule: Please Don’t Freak Out About OKC

    Andrew Sharp

    There may not be a single team in the NBA that's more fun to talk about than the Oklahoma City Thunder. Because Kevin Durant is one of the greatest scorers of all time. Because Russell Westbrook is a radioactive point guard who's hazar...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  7. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Chris Paul, the Conqueror

    Andrew Sharp, netw3rk, Kirk Goldsberry and Chris Ryan

    Your daily look at last night's NBA action. netw3rk: Having Chris Paul run your offense is like being able to lock offensive possessions in a safe-deposit box. Paul has long been the best point guard in the NBA; the only argument for...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  8. The Clippers and the Chris Paul Paradox

    Andrew Sharp

    Here are two very different paragraphs about Chris Paul: 1. Chris Paul is the best point guard I've ever seen. I was too young to appreciate Isiah Thomas. John Stockton, Gary Payton, and Jason Kidd were all great, but not quite as great as Paul...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  9. Q&A: Goran Dragic on Being Fearless, Playing His Game, and &l...

    Zach Lowe

    Goran Dragic is reaching the end of his best-ever season - a top-20 Player Efficiency Rating, career-high shooting numbers, more free throws than ever, and outstanding play as both a solo point guard and a hybrid alongside Eric Bledsoe. Dra...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  10. Who’s That Guy? Louisiana’s Elfrid Payton!

    Corban Goble

    Check out the rest of the recent entries in our Who's That Guy? series, where we look at the most interesting players in the NCAA tournament. Who Is He? Elfrid Payton, 6-foot-3 point guard for Louisiana Where Is He From? Gretna, Louisiana Ye...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  11. Blackbird Passing in the Dead of Night: Celebrating LIU’s A...

    Corban Goble

    On Saturday night, LIU-Brooklyn point guard Jason Brickman became only the fourth player in Division I history to reach 1,000 career assists, a milestone he hit about 10 minutes into the first half. While the Blackbirds - no strangers to th...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  12. A Word About NBA 2K14, and Why Larry Drew Needs to Get Out of My ...

    Netw3rk

    Pacers 68, Bucks 65. Fourth quarter of an early-season Central Division clash, the under-strength Bucks hanging tough with the class of the East. My 6-foot-3 MyPlayer — the Bucks' rookie point guard — is having a nice game: nine points, 6...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  13. The Nets Hired the Wrong Legendary Point Guard

    Andrew Sharp

    You may have heard that Jason Kidd was named head coach of the Nets last week. It's kind of amazing news, because wow, OK, I guess Jason Kidd is coaching the Nets now. Mikhail Prokhorov is insane. This was a bad decision. There's a chance Kidd ...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  14. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Fun While It La...

    Grantand Staff

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Stephen Curry, Point Guard? (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda) Chris Ryan: With about nine minutes left in the third quarter and the Spurs holding on to a slipping six-po...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  15. The evolution of Mike Conley Jr., Memphis Grizzlies point guard

    Zach Lowe

    How Mike Conley Jr., Memphis's ambidextrous point guard, has grown up and led his team deep into the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  16. Back to School: Marcus Smart's Incredible Decision

    Shane Ryan

    I am aware of how much money I am giving up. I am aware of that. — Marcus Smart That was my favorite quote from Wednesday's Oklahoma State press conference, in which the freshman point guard, along with teammates Markel Brown and Le'Bryan ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013