HoopsHype Columns

Lakers head coach Byron Scott couldn't be more wrong about the importance of outside shooting.

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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.

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Antoine Walker was (half) right

Former Celtic Antoine Walker was not very efficient at what he did, but what he did was the way to go.

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Does Klay Thompson deserve a max contract?

Skill development coach David Nurse breaks down Klay Thompson's game to answer the big question facing the Warriors.

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Who is Kenneth Faried?

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.

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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.

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Former Niagara player Pete Strobl tells the tale of the basketball journeyman in foreign lands in his book Backspin.

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Everybody is doing and it makes total sense, says skills development coach David Nurse.

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Is Eric Bledsoe a No. 1 guy?

Free agent guard Eric Bledsoe wants a maximum contract. Does he deserve it? Skills development coach David Nurse gives his two cents on the topic.

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Giving mid-level money to an NBA player is no longer the big gamble it used to be.

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While rookie Raptors forward Bruno Caboclo has often struggled in Vegas, he's not two years away from being two years away.

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Who is Nikola Mirotic?

Skills development coach David Nurse is pretty confident new Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic will become the next European NBA star.

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The curious case of Lance Stephenson

There's many flawed perceptions – both positive and negative – about Lance Stephenson as a player, writes skills development coach David Nurse.

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Who is Carmelo Anthony?

There's one place west of New York where the true Carmelo Anthony can finally shine, says skills development coach David Nurse.

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