HoopsHype Columns

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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Pacers guard Lance Stephenson is the biggest threat to a three-peat by the Heat, according to Charley Rosen.

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How to fix Ricky Rubio's shot

Wolves guard Ricky Rubio is a historically bad shooter. David Nurse says he could write a book documenting all the flaws in his jumper. But even for him, there's hope.

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Rod Benson, who plays pro basketball in South Korea, writes about Dennis Rodman, who plays exhibition games for his friend Kim Jong-un in North Korea.

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Phil Jackson: Lord of the Rings

Author Peter Richmond has written a new Phil Jackson biography. Exclusive to HoopsHype readers, here's the chapter devoted to Zen Master's record 72-10 season with the Chicago Bulls.

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How to fix Kyrie Irving's shot

Cavs guard Kyrie Irving has good work ethic and great basketball IQ, but he's a worse shooter than people think, says David Nurse.

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Are the Blazers for real?

The Trail Blazers are much better than expected. So much that they could contend for the championship?

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