Kristaps Porzingis on Wizards, Kidd’s Staff, Analytics, National Team
Interview with Kristaps Porzingis on all things concerning the 2021-22 NBA season, the individual work he has put in during the summer and on Latvia’s national team.
Latvieša uzņēmības stāsts: vēstule ‘Instagram’ paver ceļu uz NBA
No Latvijas līdz Nacionālajai basketbola asociācijai (NBA) izsitušies vien valsts talantīgākie basketbolisti, bet pie prakses iespējām vasarās tikuši daži nacionālo izlašu treneri. Pavisam citu ceļu gājis treneris Toms Jēkabsons…
Uzlecošā zvaigzne Kurucs apžilbina kā līgu, tā ‘Nets’ treneri
Sestdien pulksten četros no rīta Šarlotā spīdēt paredzēts Nacionālās basketbola asociācijas (NBA) Uzlecošo zvaigžņu spēles dalībniekiem, starp kuriem redzams būs arī Latvijas basketbolists Rodions Kurucs. Ceļš līdz šai atzinībai latvietim bijis krietni līkumaināks…
Do Two-Center Lineups Still Work in the NBA?
The DeMarcus Cousins trade between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Sacramento Kings from this recent All-Star break was of such magnitude that it is likely to go down in NBA history as one of the most fascinating pre-trade deadline transactions ever.
Euro Rookies Growing in Bench Roles, Starring Satoransky, Bertans and Bender
Like it has been with almost every NBA rookie class in the recent past, this season’s crop has its fair share of international talent. Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid was a candidate for the All-Star Game, despite playing limited minutes and sitting out the…
Ranking the NBA’s Top Chuckers: Who Shoots the Most Often Per Touch and Why
With all of the NBA’s teams past the midway mark in games played, it’s a great time to look at the leaders in some particular statistical categories. Starting players have already clocked more than a 1000 minutes and have attempted hundreds of…
Lineup Breakdown: Hawks Going Small with Millsap at Center
With reports of the front office listening to trade offers for its long-time power forward, the timetable for the Hawks and his free agency might push Millsap out just as Atlanta is stumbling across, perhaps, his most useful utility as a part-time center.
My Kobe Defining Theory: The One Question and Answer
With Kobe Bryant’s career officially over after a Disney-like 60 points in a comeback win, I would like to contextualize his career and him as a basketball player in the manner of one question and one answer. Welcome to my Kobe defining theory!
NBA’s Top 7 Chuckers of This Season
Which NBA players shoot the ball the most per the number of touches they receive during the game and why? A breakdown of the top 7 “chuckers” so far.
Why Porzingis Could Be the Center of the Future
The league is heading into a direction where skill can trump its size deficiencies. Kristaps Porzingis’s three-point shooting and defensive abilities could make him an awesome player in that environment. A write-up on his game and potential.