HoopsHype Columns

How do you defend LeBron James?

Yes, he's almost unstoppable. But there's ways to make him a little less effective, says Charley Rosen.

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What's wrong with Dante Exum's game?

Skills development coach David Nurse is pretty sure Dante Exum is going to become an NBA superstar. But that jump shot needs some fixing.

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With player salaries more limited now under the new CBA, coaches and execs are the lucky recipients of teams' overspending.

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While the gambling issues were very real, the banning rumors are nonsense, says writer Roland Lazenby in his latest book Michael Jordan: The Life.

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What's wrong with Joel Embiid's game?

Not an awful lot for a guy that's been playing competitive basketball for just three years, says skills development coach David Nurse.

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The Memphis Grizzlies have a realistic shot at pulling an upset vs. the Thunder, according to Charley Rosen.

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What's wrong with Andrew Wiggins' game?

While he has a bunch of obvious flaws, potential No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins has received plenty of unfair criticism, says skills development coach David Nurse.

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Why is Blake Griffin so much better now?

Blake Griffin would be the MVP of the season if not for Kevin Durant and LeBron James. Skills development coach David Nurse explains how the Clippers All-Star forward became such a beast.

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What now for Phil Jackson?

Phil Jackson's first order of business is to reshape the Knicks' flawed roster. Who's a keeper and who needs to go?

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Even the most famous basketball player ever had his flaws. Actually, skills development coach David Nurse says Michael Jordan was overrated.

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New York might be a good landing spot for a Phil Jackson itching to get back in the NBA. But with him, it's very hard to tell.

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Why the CBA is bad for almost everyone

Veterans, superstars and fans are paying the price for a new CBA that only works for owners, says NBA agent Bernie Lee.

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How to fix JR Smith's game

Knicks guard JR Smith is extremely skilled, so why is he so inefficient? Skills development coach David Nurse has answers and solutions.

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How to fix Roy Hibbert's post game

Pacers center Roy Hibbert has the potential to become the top big man in the game. But as of now, he's an overrated player with an offensive game that needs a makeover, says skills trainer David Nurse.

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