The Charlotte Observer recently paid tribute to Dean Smith with a compilation of articles about the greatest coach in North Carolina history. Here's one fantastic excerpt of the book.
We reminisce on Brandon Roy's draft night thanks to Dan Riley's phenomenal book on the former Blazer great.
If you can play great defense and hit the three consistently, you are likely to find a job in the NBA. Who are the best players in the league with that particular set of skills? Pro shooting coach David Nurse gives us his Top 5.
Legendary NBA scribe has written another phenomenal book on Michael Jordan. Here's a chapter focusing on MJ's rookie season with the Chicago Bulls.
Lakers guard Nick Young is much more substance than swag, says skills development guru David Nurse.
Skills development guru David Nurse explains the transformation of Monta Ellis from high-volume chucker to the smart and efficient scorer we see in Dallas these days.
He leads the NBA in scoring, but is NBA legend Kobe Bryant still a superstar? Skills development guru David Nurse answers.
A HoopsHype classic: Eddie Johnson puts together the list with the best 25 players in the league right now.
Lakers head coach Byron Scott couldn't be more wrong about the importance of outside shooting.
Several of the top players in the last decade will try to bounce back from tough injuries this season. Eddie Johnson writes about his expectations for each of them.
Former Celtic Antoine Walker was not very efficient at what he did, but what he did was the way to go.
Skill development coach David Nurse breaks down Klay Thompson's game to answer the big question facing the Warriors.
The Manimal dominated at the World Cup and is now looking to get paid as a star. But is he one? Skills development coach David Nurse breaks down his game and delivers an answer.
The Ukrainian National Team has to play the World Cup with the biggest of distractions: War. Former Arizona big man Kyryl Natyazhko blogs for HoopsHype about the situation.
Former Niagara player Pete Strobl tells the tale of the basketball journeyman in foreign lands in his book Backspin.