Posts tagged "kevin pelton"

Catch n' Shoot: March 31, 2011 -- The 'Rip Move' Scam, Wall's Lost Mind, Inside Points/FT Prejudice

Catch n' Shoot: March 31, 2011 -- The 'Rip Move' Scam, Wall's Lost Mind, Inside Points/FT Prejudice
The “rip move” is a clever way for scorers to exploit a bad NBA rule with no purpose but to produce cheap points. I empathize with Royce Young (Daily Thunder), but a defender striking a shooter is not the same as a ball handler forcing his body through the stationary arm of a defender. The... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: March 24, 2011 -- The Truth Needs the Ball, Aldridge Deserves More Love, AAU Needs to Poof!, Jimmer Needs a Guru

Catch n' Shoot: March 24, 2011 -- The Truth Needs the Ball, Aldridge Deserves More Love, AAU Needs to Poof!, Jimmer Needs a Guru
“That pass is, uh — is uhhhh…” (h/t: Matt McHale): The Celtics’ shot selection can look very weird on a chart. It can make you wonder how in hell they win. But “open shots are better than other shots.” Sandy Weil proved it. That said, Rajon Rondo holds onto the ball too fucking long. The... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: March 3, 2011 -- Durant 'Out for the Year,' More Than a Rose Text to LeBron, Analytics-Scouting False Dichotomy, Grizzlies' Odd Defensive Efficiency

Catch n' Shoot: March 3, 2011 -- Durant 'Out for the Year,' More Than a Rose Text to LeBron, Analytics-Scouting False Dichotomy, Grizzlies' Odd Defensive Efficiency
Kevin Durant says he’s “out for the year” after spraining his ankle: To which he quick followed up: “No, just playing. It’s just a little tweak. I did it before. I’ve just got to see how it feels in the morning and hopefully I’m ready to go.” Lee Jenkins’ profile on Derrick Rose at SI... Read more »
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