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
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