Just 45 days now until opening night. To help you keep informed and up-to-date, check out today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.
Over at SB Nation, David Roth brings us a very thoughtful piece about September 11 and its relationship to sports. He shares his opinions on remembering the day in our social media age and how there is no need for NBA teams to send #NeverForget tweets.
The Bargnani trade didn’t make a lot of sense to most people, but all we can do now is try to look at the move and figure out how it will impact the two teams. Over at FanSided’s Buckets Over Broadway, Frank Diglio did just that in this piece. Diglio tries to figure out if Mike Woodson (a defensive specialist) can turn Bargnani into an improved defensive player.
Intellectual Theft: Brian Shaw: By Josh Riddell
Over at Hoop Chalk of ESPN’s True Hoop, Josh Riddell continues their summer series “Intellectual Theft” in which they take a look at the 13 new NBA head coaches. In this edition, Riddell delves into what Brian Shaw can take from his time as an assistant with the Indiana Pacers and apply to his new gig as the head coach of the Denver Nuggets.