Monta Ellis – Dallas Mavericks’ Offensive Catalyst

While the enchanting "Splash Brothers" charmed the NBA with their stupefying shooting touch last season, the Milwaukee Bucks' backcourt was on the opposite side of the spectrum. Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings -- let's call them the "Brick Brothers" -- formed a lamentable duo of inefficient volume … [Read more...]

How the Red Mamba’s Venom Slowly, Painfully Killed the Grizzlies In Game One

He might not have led his team in scoring, but Matt Bonner (a.k.a. the Red Mamba) certainly caused some dismay to the Memphis Grizzlies in game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Sunday evening, our favorite ginger mamba since Brian Scalabrine (White Mamba) stretched the Grizzlies' defense and … [Read more...]

Playoff Capsule: Miami Heat

When the super friends joined forces in Miami, most expected their offense to be the primary driving force to the team's success. As it turned out, they soon received league-wide acclaim for their suffocating defense and that eventually became Miami's identity. This season, Miami has embraced a … [Read more...]

Blink And You Might Miss It – Fuel Behind Denver’s Offense

On Saturday night, the Denver Nuggets took on Houston Rockets at home. It was the team's first game since Danilo Gallinari tore his ACL and Ty Lawson was still not back in the lineup. Without two of their leading scorers, how would the Nuggets put the ball in the basket? Well, the fact that they … [Read more...]

Jeff Green – From Operating Table to Dropping Buckets

Jeff Green's story is truly a fantastic one. He was a rising talent with the young Oklahoma City Thunder, but an inauspicious twist of fate would put him on the operating table, jeopardizing not only his NBA career but his life. After signing a deal with the Boston Celtics, who originally drafted … [Read more...]