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  1. Free agency winners and losers

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Kevin Arnovitz and Zach Lowe run through some of the winners and losers of the free agency period, and discuss why so many people are gleeful about Houston's misfortunes....

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Houston's improbable midrange winner

    Kevin Arnovitz

    NEW ORLEANS -- The Houston Rockets use an offensive formula they've been cultivating for years under their current regime: 3-pointers and rim shots. Everything in between is for suckers. The Rockets attempted 35 field goals in the first half of t...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  3. Killer Lineup: Houston's rim squad

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Lineup: Patrick Beverley, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, Terrence Jones, Dwight Howard Minutes Played: 180 Offensive Rating: 114.6 points per 100 possessions Defensive Rating: 97.8 points per 100 possessions How it works offensively For years...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  4. Daily Dime: Los Angeles Clippers know the score

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The Clippers' super-charged offense racked up 137 points against the Rockets. But what about the defense?

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  5. Cutting Dwight Howard some slack

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Getty Images Should we give a goofball the chance to grow up and develop some gravitas? A friend asked me recently if I knew of a basketball player named Dwight Howard. This friend's cluelessness on matters of sports has long been a source of amuse...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  6. Monday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    It's 363 pages on my Kindle and chock full of all kinds of hoop goodness: It's the 2013-14 Hardwood Paroxysm Season Preview, in e-book form, for only $1.99. You get fancy charts, team previews, fan fiction and illustrations, including what appears to...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  7. Watch your back, Clippers

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty ImagesIf the Clippers aren't careful, they might find themselves looking up at the competition for Chris Paul.ESPN the Magazine's Chris Broussard is reporting that Chris Paul is unhappy that the dismissal of Vinny Del Negro as...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  8. The 2013 TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown

    Kevin Arnovitz

    It's time to roll out the 2013 TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown. Let's introduce this year's contestants: Arturo Galletti is back again, representing the Wages of Wins school of basketball analytics. He's an electrical engineer by trade and and wo...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  9. Save April basketball

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Stephen Dunn/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Lakers and Rockets played one of Wednesday night's few meaningful games. LOS ANGELES -- Give the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets their due, the two teams played a frenetic, de facto playoff game. The Rockets ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  10. The book on Rick Adelman

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty ImagesRick Adelman: The quiet innovator Name: Rick Adelman Birthdate: June 16, 1946 Is he an emotional leader or a tactician? A tactician whose schemes have influenced coaches at every level of competitive basketball....

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    There is an Israeli track called "Popovich" by an Israeli rap duo named Arik Henig and X, and the Spurs head coach has made good use of the video. From Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News relays the story from Stephen Jackson and other Spurs...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  13. Holiday NBA thank-you notes

    Kevin Arnovitz

    A few thank-you notes for gifts bestowed on Christmas Day: To the Boston Celtics' defense: Poor Brooklyn, which looked like a passenger on a long-haul flight trapped in a middle seat between two offensive tackles. The Nets, who couldn't generate a...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  14. Christmas primer: 10 questions for 10 teams

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Getty ImagesWorking on Christmas: Deron Williams, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony. A third of the NBA will be in action on Christmas Day, as fans will be treated to 14 consecutive hours of basketball featuring the league's top four teams and seven ...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  15. 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
  16. Friday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Words of encouragement from Metta World Peace for Smush Parker, who's embroiled in yet another war of words with former teammate Kobe Bryant. One of the conflicts presented to serious NBA fans is how much to vest in preseason play. You want to glea...

    Blog | October 12, 2012