DJ’s Three Point Take: Officiating in the NBA

DJ’s Three Point Take: Officiating in the NBA Officiating in the NBA is not an easy task at all and I have much respect for the men and women that go out there and get the job done. However, there have been a few instances over the past few seasons that haven’t sat well with

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Fun with Numbers: Defensive Impact

Editor’s Note:  Fun With Numbers will be a weekly feature (look for it on Friday’s) here at the Basketball Society that will give us a chance to have some fun with some statistics. Recently, with all of the new analytics coming out for the public, a conjunction of stats were put together by NBA.com that

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NBA Atlantic Division

The Atlantic Files Ep. 14: Rotations, Impacts, & RoY

Host Alex Fischbein (@ThatKidFisch) brings to you another episode of The Atlantic Files. This week Alex analyzes three different combinations of the guard rotation in Toronto, the Nets’ month of February, Isaiah Thomas’ impact in Boston so far, Nerlens Noel’s case for Rookie of the Year, and the Knicks’ “ok” month of February.   Have

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The Art of Passing at the Center Position

Great passing is a concept we expect from the small guys out on the floor but when we see it from the guys in paint; it makes our heads spin. There’s nothing in the rule book that says big men can’t pass and with the game evolving and more big men moving out on the perimeter,

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DJ’s Three Point Take: The Little Things in Scoring

DJ’s Three Point Take: The Little Things in Scoring Everyone knows that scoring is one of the most important things in the game of basketball. It takes a lot of skill to be a great scorer in the NBA.  At a young age, players are taught different moves to be able to create space and

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GOTN Preview: Hawks vs. Mavs

The main focus of this game from the public’s perspective will be about the Mavs’ Rajon Rondo, who was suspended for a game after a heated argument with Coach Rick Carlisle. Rondo will not play against the Hawks and his fit with the team has been always been up for debate since the Mavericks’ early

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What If Wednesday: What if Kobe Bryant got traded to Chicago in 2007?

In our latest edition of What if Wednesday, where Society writers give their thoughts on special hypothetical basketball situations, we examine what may have happened if Kobe Bryant was traded to the Chicago Bulls in 2007 like he had requested. This week’s segment will be conducted by Martin Soaries, D.J. Allen and B.J. Boyer, our three resident Laker

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NBA Atlantic Division

The Atlantic Files Ep. 13: Hinkiemania, Bold Moves & "Fun"

Host Alex Fischbein (@ThatKidFisch) talks about the Raptors standing still at the trade deadline and why it’s a bold move. The Nets received an injection of youth in a trade with Minnesota. The Celtics acquired a former last pick in a three-team deal, and the Sam Hinkie made some deals involving Javale McGee, KJ McDaniels,

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Jeff Teague

Jeff Teague: No reason to sleep

Jeff Teague: No reason to sleep There are so many reasons why Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague should no longer be overlooked, unrecognized or slept on by the basketball world. It’s so hard, nearly impossible to solidify today’s “best point guard” with the ridiculous array of abilities and talent at the position. Your best

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DJ’s Three Point Take: Trade Deadline Disappointments

With this frenzy of the trade deadline that just passed, we witnessed a lot of moves, some good and some bad. As a fan it was exciting to watch but a handful to keep up with. As usual, whenever acquiring new players, it always takes a while for them to get acclimated but on the

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