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NBA / Dec 17, 2009 / 1:29 pm

The Top 5 NBA Coaches This Season

Mike Woodson

Behind every great team is a great coach. Several coaches this year have literally turned around the fortunes of their respected franchises. While Doc Rivers and Phil Jackson are definitely putting in work, it doesn’t really come at a huge surprise that those teams are killing it. We ranked the five coaches that have gotten the most out of their players so far and have posted records that far exceeded expectations. Read More »

NBA / Dec 16, 2009 / 2:34 pm

Three Reasons Why Steve Nash Is The Best Point Guard In The NBA Right Now

Steve Nash

The NBA is a point guard rich league. Almost every single team has a floor general who can kill you in a different way. Rajon Rondo can and will blow right past you in a blink of an eye. Jason Kidd can outsmart you and find those small edges that will give him even the slightest advantage. Tony Parker can destroy you with 18-footers all day long. But the point guard that is standing above the rest this season so far is, 35-year-old Steve Nash. Read More »

NBA / Dec 2, 2009 / 3:00 pm

Goran Dragic: What I’ve Learned From Steve Nash

Goran Dragic

Playing behind greatness can do wonders for any young athlete. Think about how much having Joe Montana around helped Steve Young or how much Dr. J meant to Charles Barkley’s development. Phoenix Suns backup point guard Goran Dragic is in a situation where he can learn from one of the best floor generals in the game in Steve Nash. The second-year guard from Slovenia has improved in almost all of his stats from last year. Read More »

NBA / Oct 26, 2009 / 1:09 pm

Who’s Going To Be Better: Suns or Clippers?

Steve Nash

With the exception of the Rockets, you can probably count on each of last year’s Western Conference playoff teams returning to the postseason in ’09-10. That makes one spot up for grabs. For me, the top two candidates for the West’s eighth and final playoff berth is going to be between the Clippers and Suns (although the Thunder, Grizzlies and Rockets aren’t far behind). Read More »