the outlet pass
The Outlet Pass: Lonzo's Curse, Kerr's Adjustment, Westbrook's Defense
A weekly roundup of observations, questions, and predictions from Michael Pina's NBA notebook.
Summer League Superlatives, The Ghost Of Anthony Randolph, And Who Won In Vegas
From "The Anthony Randolph Irrational Excitement Award" to "The Josh Selby 'I'm Not Sure This Is Sustainable' Award," we hand out hardware for the Summer League.
Tyus Jones, Andre Miller, and Minnesota's Point Guard Professorship
The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Tyus Jones, and then signed Andre Miller to mentor him. Miller's time in Minny is over, but the point guard professor did his job.
"You Will Get Beat Down": The Men Who Practice with the WNBA
Every WNBA team practices against a rotating crew of basketball lifers. These guys don't get paid, don't get recognized, and never win. That's not why they do it.