James Donaldson describes his journey from joining his high school basketball team only as a junior to becoming an NBA All-Star. We also discussed the late 1980s Dallas Mavericks, the Winnebago Wall of James, Jack Sikma and Lonnie Shelton, and why…
Providence Friars legend Joe Hassett came on the podcast to talk about his successful NCAA career, being the most prolific 3-point shooter during the first years of the line’s existence in the NBA and how it was to be a long range shooter back then.
The 97-98 Celtics are the last NBA team to employ the press to such a heavy degree. Boston recorded 12.0 steals per game for the season, the third best mark in league history according to Basketball-Reference. A look at their body of work against the Bulls for a full game.
Marvin Williams was the league’s second most productive post player in the 2015-16 regular season. The 11-year veteran recorded 1.16 points per possession in the post by bullying any smaller player matched up against him.
Despite ranking sixth in the league among shooting guards in defensive real plus-minus, Jeremy Lamb tends to be spotty on defense. What are his main flaws and how good is he overall?
Nicolas Batum had a great season for the Charlotte Hornets. However, there’s still room for improvement and we also need to acknowledge his stints of poor defense.
With 130 blocks total in the last four years combined, Jeremy Lin is among the best shot blockers ever for his size. Lin even recorded a career-high 42 shots blocked shots for the Hornets in the 2015-16 season.