Want a good way to start off your week? Well then check out these words about basketball in today’s suggested readings.
Whether you know the story of Maurice Stokes or not, this piece by Bryan Curtis over at Grantland is a must read. Together with a 30 for 30 short, Curtis details the tragic story of Maurice Stokes and how his fellow NBA players helped him out by doing what they knew best.
From Hardwood Paroxysm comes a nice piece by Derek James about injuries in the NBA and what’s being done to try and prevent them. James focuses on the Timberwolves – one of the teams hit the hardest by the injury bug – and their plan to address the issue.
Every year it seems that at least a few teams will make coaching changes during the season. Usually this is because the team has been struggling and the front office deems a change necessary. But what effect does this actually have on how the team fares for the rest of the year? Over at Hickory High, David Vertsberger tried to answer this question by looking at data from the last 10 years.
Zach Harper of CBSSports.com brings you everything you wanted to know about the Knicks’ offseason. He looks at their draft and transactions, and how they addressed their needs heading into a new season.
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