Basketball Intelligence for 2/23/23
Basketball returns tonight!
Inside the world of NBA Paint: ‘There’s something inherently beautiful about bad art’
Jared Weiss, The Athletic
BI Says: An incredible look behind a silly-but-great #NBATwitter account
How the NBA G League is at the Forefront of Basketball Innovation, from Player Development to Testing New Rules
Alex Squadron, SLAM Magazine
[The Elam Ending] also forced coaches to reconsider substitution methods—if a player usually checks in at the eight-minute mark, when should he be called upon during a target-score fourth quarter?—and develop new game plans. What plays do you draw up when you’re three points away from the target score? What about six points? And how do you defend on the opposing side of those situations?
Winning counts in the NBA, just not as much as a bunch of other stuff
Rick Morrissey, Chicago Sun-Times
NBA contender tiers: The teams that can win the 2023 title
Kirk Goldsberry, ESPN+
WAS: The Wizards Are Fun. I’ll Prove It
Mike Shearer, Basketball Poetry
WAS: Bradley Beal takes pride in his commitment to winning in Washington
Marc J. Spears, Andscape
TOR: The Education of Bruno: A powerful lesson in persistence.
Nigel Nicholas, Raptors Republic
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