JeffSchectman

Jazz? Suns? Clippers? Don’t Kid Yourself

If you look at the NBA standings you might argue that the Utah Jazz are the best bet to represent the West in the NBA Finals this year. Or the Phoenix Suns, or maybe the LA Clippers. The Denver bandwagon is faltering thanks to Jamal Murray's injury - but sure, go...

The NBA Needs A 4-Point Shot

Let's face it. The NBA isn't going to get better or more exciting close to the rim. Sure it's fun to watch highlight dunks, but come on, are size and jumping ability really such amazing ball skills? Watching enormous players score from point blank range doesn't leave...

Referee referendum

Referee referendum

It's bad. The state of refereeing in the NBA is not good. No, I'm not talking criminal (see: Tim Donaghy), but something needs to change. Everyone complains about the refs. Or to the refs (see: any player or coach who has ever picked up a technical foul). Don't get me...

NBA Yearbook Superlatives

The 2020/2021 NBA season is far enough along that it's fair to start working on the yearbook. There are just some things we already know. The Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, and Brooklyn Nets have a shot at the title. You can keep thinking Philadelphia and...