The Best Damn Off-Screen Action in the NBA

“Not everything has to mean something. Some things just are.” – Charles de Lint There are times when I’m writing—and I would guess other people fall into this trap as well—when I feel determined to produce a profound conclusion, that I should unlock an age old mystery. But it’s also cool … [Read more...]

Playoff Capsule: Houston Rockets

There’s nothing remarkably complex about Houston’s offense, mainly because, as scholars such as Zach Lowe have noted, Houston’s youth necessitated a simplified offense. Yet, while the offense may not be as intricate as, say, the triangle,  it is undeniably effective, not to mention efficient, as … [Read more...]

Playoff Preview Capsules

The regular season is coming to a close this week, which means its just about playoff time. To help ring in the postseason, HoopChalk will be bringing you team-specific capsules for each and every team in the playoffs this season. The goal is to provide a breakdown of the ins and outs of each team's … [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...]