James Harden Gets Fouled On 3s More Than Any NBA Team – FiveThirtyEight

James Harden Gets Fouled On 3s More Than Any NBA Team
FiveThirtyEight
If you subtract Harden’s numbers from the rest of the league’s, the average NBA player has drawn fouls on 1.6 percent of his 3-pointers this season, according to BigDataBall, which tracks the league’s play-by-play logs. Harden is drawing 3-point

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Reason Charlotte Hornets refuse to rest players like other NBA teams do is the GOAT – Charlotte Observer

Reason Charlotte Hornets refuse to rest players like other NBA teams do is the GOAT
Charlotte Observer
The question of whether to rest players during a long NBA season might be an issue these days for the league and several teams, but not with the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets, chasing the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, aren’t
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NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Lakers' Brandon Ingram making significant strides – CBSSports.com

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Lakers’ Brandon Ingram making significant strides
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NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Lakers’ Brandon Ingram making significant strides. The No. 2 pick in last year’s draft is starting to show more of his potential. James Herbert mugshot; by James Herbert · @outsidethenba; 4h ago • 5 min read …

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Behind the screen: The arrival of the NBA's next great passing big man, Nikola Jokic – CBSSports.com

Behind the screen: The arrival of the NBA’s next great passing big man, Nikola Jokic
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The NBA is changing. Teams are trying to find ways to use and feature big men in a game that has gone smallball crazy and perimeter-oriented. This has freed up big men to run the break, and no big does it like Jokic. Jokic has the most transition

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The NBA Is Addicted to Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches – Eater

The NBA Is Addicted to Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches
Eater
But according to a delightful new story from ESPN, the NBA is largely fueled by a childhood staple that many today would dismiss as junk food: peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Over the past decade or so, PB&Js have apparently become a locker room …
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Has Tinder Boosted the Performance of NBA Players? – New York Magazine

Has Tinder Boosted the Performance of NBA Players?
New York Magazine
Something strange happens when NBA teams play on the road these days, a trend line that baffles statheads. In the 1987-88 season, home teams won an astounding 67.9 percent of games, boasting an average win margin of 5.8 points, the highest on record.

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Tyler Lydon Declares for 2017 NBA Draft – Bleacher Report

Tyler Lydon Declares for 2017 NBA Draft
Bleacher Report
At 6’9″, Lydon can serve as a matchup problem at the power forward position for some NBA bigs. He can force them out of their comfort zone in the paint with his outside shooting prowess, which in turn will create penetration lanes for his teammates.
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Inside the 'Tinderization' of today's NBA – ESPN

Inside the ‘Tinderization’ of today’s NBA
ESPN
The gatekeeper of America’s most popular nightclub is a 33-year-old man known to NBA players simply as “Purple.” And tonight he’s busy. A former high school dropout who rose to become the go-to guy for nightlife in Miami, on this night Purple gets a
Sex is getting easier in the NBA and it’s changing the sportNew York Post
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Resting Stars May Dim NBA's Marquee, but It Helps the Players – New York Times

Resting Stars May Dim NBA’s Marquee, but It Helps the Players
New York Times
With only five players to a side in the N.B.A., people tend to notice when the biggest stars go missing. So what happens when, in the span of a few weeks, a number of top players sit out games, despite being fit? A healthy dose of controversy ensues
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Mitchell declares for NBA draft, won't hire agent – The Courier-Journal

Mitchell declares for NBA draft, won’t hire agent
The Courier-Journal
Louisville’s Donovan Mitchell announced Wednesday that he will enter the NBA draft pool but not hire an agent, leaving open the possibility of returning to U of L for his junior year. The 6-foot-3 sophomore guard now has until May 24 to determine if he
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