Andre Drummond and Detroit Double Down on the Low Post
In an era where low-post offense for its own sake is dismissed as inefficient, and big men increasingly attack from the elbows and the perimeter, Andre Drummond and the Detroit Pistons hope it pays off.
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At The Basketball Tournament, Career Opportunities Are Second to Fun
The Basketball Tournament has a $2 million grand prize and an ESPN broadcast deal—which makes it that much more surprising that the players are just there to ball.
The NBA Elitist's Guide to March Madness
For college basketball fans, the NCAA tournament is a celebration of the game. For NBA fans, it's a low-efficiency scouting exercise. This preview is for them.
On Josh Smith, Who Could Have Been Draymond Green
Josh Smith, who was once a prodigy, is now a punchline. Draymond Green is among the most valuable players in the NBA. They've got more in common than you might think.
Dennis Schröder's Odd Future and Atlanta's Point Guard Quandary
The Atlanta Hawks took a chance on Dennis Schröder in the draft and wound up with a flawed if promising point guard. Which makes things complicated going forward.
Jimmer Fredette Is the Steph Curry of the D-League
Jimmer Fredette was a star in college and then he was a washout of a lottery pick. Now in the D-League, he's back on top again with the Westchester Knicks. Can he ride this second wave into the NBA?