Team Pick-and-Roll Defense: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Since today's NBA is such a heavy pick-and-roll league, being able to defend this play effectively has become almost equally as important as being able to run it. … [Read more...]

Motion, Screening Create Elbow Options for Amar’e

The New York Knicks have sported one of the league's most efficient offenses for much of the season, but that hasn't been the case since the All-Star break. New York has scored 102.7 points per 100 possessions (pts/100) in their six games since February 14, per NBA.com. That number would place them … [Read more...]

Knicks Pick-Pass-And-Slip

Yesterday, ESPN's Beckley Mason emailed the TrueHoop Network asking us to point out any new skills or plays we have seen throughout the preseason. He turned our responses into a post for TrueHoop, and the following play was my contribution. When running pick-and-rolls (really, when running any … [Read more...]