morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here…
highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as
satisfying a good morning dump.
a guy who never settles for a face-up jump shot. I'm going to get as
deep in the post as possible," he said. "Some guys, even big guys, tend
to settle. They spend the whole off season working on their outside
game, trying to prove they can make that shot. I'm not one of those
guys. Get to the rim: That should make sense to anybody."
layup-or-bust philosophy explains why more than 80 percent of Perkins'
field-goal attempts — a remarkable 131 out of 152 shots — are
clustered in the tight area closest to the hoop. It also explains why
the 25-year-old is the NBA's most accurate shooter at 65.1 percent and
the rock in the Celtics' low-post defense.
My heart melts when this kid gets national exposure. He works his ass off and deserves the recognition. This is a great story in SI. Britt Robson talks about Perk's high defensive intellect and why he uses his hands, instead of his forearms for post defense.
philosophy. Allen said he was hungry before a game and sent a locker
room attendant to get him some pasta from the concession stands. Allen
devoured the food but paid for it during the game because his system
didn’t digest it properly.
“I don’t know what happened,’’ he said. “But I became dizzy and woozy.’’
Maybe the team should consider a pre-game spread? It would keep Ray and Rondo (remember the Chick-Fil-A story?) from having gastro-intestinal issues during games.
The rest of the links:
Herald – Daniels Absence Opens Door | Scouting Report: Cs at Wizards | Rondo on point for Team | LA Times – Celtics streaking, but Rondo can't shoot straight | BDL – Howard Throws Spitballs | Lakers Beat Jazz for 10th straight |