THE WAY WE BALL
Toronto is Raising the Best Hoops Talent in the World
In this episode of THE WAY WE BALL, we travel north of the border to track the rise of a new basketball town and meet up with Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, and basketball's next prodigy.
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The Outlet Pass: It's Never Been a Worse Time to Sleep on Kevin Love
Also: a conversation with Brandon Jennings, Greg Monroe doing things in Boston, Jamal Murray's relentless energy, the decline of transition offense, and more.
Canada Basketball Looks as Strong as Ever After Summer of Disappointment
Nik Stauskas and Jamal Murray are lighting it up from deep, Andrew Wiggins is playing like a borderline All-Star, and Chris Boucher is doing things at the NCAA level. Canada Basketball is in a good place.
How Analytics Can Help Identify NBA Draft Steals and Busts
"Moneyball"-style analytics have come to the NBA Draft, and while they remain a work-in-progress, they can provide valuable insight into which players to choose and avoid. Here's what you need to know.
Kentucky's Tough Draw Could Help Elevate Jamal Murray's Draft Stock
Jamal Murray, the most dangerous freshman scorer in the tournament, is a threat to push his way into the conversation as high as No. 3 come draft night.
Jamal Murray's NBA Upside Is Tied to His Long-Term Position
It's unclear whether Murray will be a one or a two at the next level. But he's a legitimate prospect and a must-watch draft stock heading into tournament season.
Kind Of Blue: Some Reasons Why Kentucky (Maybe) Might Not Be An Elite Team
As usual, Kentucky lost a ton of talented players. As usual, John Calipari replaced them with blue-chip recruits. But this year's Wildcats have some unusual holes.
Kentucky's Alex Poythress Gets Tooth Stuck in Net on Otherwise Lovely Alley-Oop
A very nice alley-oop and a not-so-nice finish.