Let the Men Shoot

Let the Men Shoot   NBA coaches are foxy, sometimes too foxy for their own good. If you have a guy shooting the lights out, scoring at will, on high efficiency no-less, why is said player shooting less and playing less than his comparable teammates? The players listed here are my nominations for more shots and minutes. I’m doing this on behalf of the people! The angry fans, the confused and scorned lovers of NBA …

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Slow Start or the Beginning of an Epic Struggle

The NBA is a superstar league, we all know it. NBA teams need their cream of the crop to rise to the top. It’s early, sure, of course it is. However, a lot of the NBA’s top dogs just aren’t producing at the moment. Whether it’s the home grown, grass fed, 100% organic draft product, let’s say Klay Thompson. Or the highly coveted incredibly expensive free agent acquisition, yes I’m looking at you LaMarcus Aldridge. …

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Clock Strikes Dame

    As a collective NBA fan base we’ve been gifted a unique opportunity here, with the 14-15 Blazers all but a distant memory, one man remains. You know him as Dame. Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is in a rare position to rip the league apart, without remorse, and free of criticism from the masses. Lillard is a scorer, a shooter, a high usage player, and most importantly he has the Rod Tidwellesque chip on …

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HoopsCritic Over / Under Panel 2015-16

One more day, just one more day until the 2015-16 NBA season is upon us. With the dawn of the new season we lay to rest the off-season ‘what-if’s’, the arbitrary rankings, and the 10,000 interviews claiming they’ve never seen, “insert a player of your choosing here” in better shape stories. It would appear this our last chance to speculate without criticism, to forecast without fact, and to share without cynicism. What we have here …

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HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #1 Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan, the fan labelled GOAT. Six Championships in eight years, in order Jordan and the Bulls sent home; Magic and the Lakers, Clyde and the Blazers, Barkley and the Suns, Payton and the SuperSonics, Malone and the Jazz x2, and last but not least the Monstars. There are infinite ‘what if’s’ with Jordan, the big one being what happens if Jordan doesn’t leave to try his hand at baseball over the 94 and 95 …

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