The same bravado that makes Green a Defensive Player of the Year front-runner is a big reason he is regularly late running back on defense, per a FiveThirtyEight report published Wednesday. The story’s author, Chris Herring, pored over data from SportVU — a system of six cameras that measures the movements of all players on the court during games — and plenty of video to determine that Green leads the league in “lag rate,” a stat invented to measure how often someone crosses half-court more than three seconds after the ball.
April 24, 2018 | 2:05 pm EDT Update
Jonathan Feigen: James Harden said Chris Paul has brought up the Rockets comeback from down 3-1. “He’s mentioned it.”
Josh Lewenberg: Lowry was asked if he can sense the fan base’s ‘angst’ on social media: “I don’t know. Honestly, I’m not even on my social media right now. I don’t really know what’s going on with the… what’s word you used? Angst? Yeah, I don’t know about angst. What’s the definition of that?”