Posts tagged "pau gasol"

Catch n' Shoot: May 8, 2011 -- Lakers on Wrong Side of History, Rondo's Elbow, Allen's Shutdown D

#2 Heat 81#3 Celtics 97Heat lead series 2-1Box Score | Recap #2 Lakers 98#3 Mavs 92Mavs lead series 3-0Box Score | Recap #4 Thunder 93#8 Grizzlies 101 OTGrizz lead series 2-1Box Score | Recap Lakers are done (Matt Moore, Eye on Basketball). When the Lakers first lost four straight in the regular season, I scoffed... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: May 3, 2011 -- Three of Four Home Teams Lose Game 1, LeBron-Wade Above the Rim, Z-Bo Above All

Catch n' Shoot: May 3, 2011 -- Three of Four Home Teams Lose Game 1, LeBron-Wade Above the Rim, Z-Bo Above All
#3 Celtics 90#2 Heat 99Heat lead series 1-0Box Score | Recap #8 Grizzlies 114#5 Thunder 101Grizzlies lead series 1-0Box Score | Recap #3 Mavs 96#2 Lakers 94Mavs lead series 1-0Box Score | Recap Paul Pierce won’t be fined or suspended for basically having done went and done loss his damn mine in Game 1 (Julian... Read more »

'MVP Conversation' Study: Other Teams Win Less Without Their Stars Than Bulls Would Without Rose

'MVP Conversation' Study: Other Teams Win Less Without Their Stars Than Bulls Would Without Rose
The primary argument for proponents of Derrick Rose as the 2010-11 NBA MVP always resorts to underrating the way the Bulls are coached and generally managed. For lack of better words, it’s largely a trite “the Bulls would suck without Rose” argument. The argument isn’t without validity or value when applied across the league. But... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: December 29, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: December 29, 2010
The Mavs (24-6) got it handed to them by the damn Raptors (11-20) 84-76. Most astounding is that half the Toronto squad was injured and the other half is worse than bad, so the Raptors played with an eight-man rotation. Some guy named Ed Davis dropped 17 off the bench, FFS! The Mavs were without... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: November 2, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: November 2, 2010
Freakin’ Rondo, how does it work? How Rajon Rondo’s versatile exploitation of his own skills makes him so frustrating to defend.”How do you defend someone who often has the ball but is rarely looking to score?” But you can’t leave him, Henry Abbott notes, because though he won’t shoot, you leave him to do “whatever... Read more »