Best of the Week: Fandom, Stats & More

Nov 1, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics small forward Gerald Wallace (45) speaks to point guard Avery Bradley (0) during the second half of a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

 

Each week, the internet blows up with basketball writing from a number of sources. And each week, Right Down Euclid co-editor Chris Manning will be compiling them for you reading pleasure, starting with the best from Right Down Euclid and moving on to the entire NBA. This week features a brilliant essay on why we watch the NBA, information on the NBA’s new stats and more. Have a suggestion? Tweet Chris @cwmwrites or e-mail him at [email protected].

From Right Down Euclid

Countertop Conversation: Opening Night by Chris Manning and Zak Kolesar

Zak Kolesar & I were both in attendance Wednesday when the Cavaliers opened their season against the Brooklyn Nets and we had some slightly different views on the matter. Biggest difference? Our takes on Andrew Bynum.

Cleveland Cavaliers Position Breakdown: Power Forward by Trevor Magnotti

Our own Trevor breaks down one of the more interesting Cavaliers positions power at an interesting time, as Tristan Thompson has been playing out of his mind since the season started.

Cleveland Cavaliers Position Breakdown: Center by Marlowe Alter

I’m ecstatic that Marlowe has joined our site as a writer. He knows basketball and, being a Sixers fan, he knows first hand what it feels like to be disappointed in Andrew Bynum.

 From Around the Web

Q &A: LARRY SANDERS on the New-Look Bucks and Being LARRY SANDERS! by Zach Lowe

Motor City’s Yearning by Jim Cavan

Charles Barkley: LeBron can’t crack my all-time top five by Richard Deitsch

The NBA is back and we are sustained by Paul Flannery 

Back to the Drawing Board by Paul Flannery

Brooklyn and Boston: After the Trade by Amos Barshad

Imagining LeBron ames as a Net, a Bobcat a Cavalier (again) by Harvey Araton

One Minute with a D-League longshot by David Roth

SportVU Cameras Bring New Stats to the NBA by Wesley Morton

Topics: Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, News

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