Author Archive for etane

Preseason Game 4 Rockets vs Referees

Quick notes of blown calls that, curiously, all went in favor for the Mavs. Q1 4:45 No call on Dalembert hitting Howard’s elbow on putback off rebound. Q1 6:24 Phantom foul on Howard against Dalembert when fighting for rebound. They…

Preseason Game 3 McHale vs Taiwan

LinOvation

The first most important thing I want to address is the plus/minus.  I hope this won’t become a trend where I start discussing plus/minus after every game.  But, I found it very awkward that Lin ended up with a -5…

Why Read and React?

Another name for read and react is zone offense.  The creators and marketers of read and react probably didn’t want to use “zone offense” because the name implies that it’s offense for dummies just like zone defense is.  Of course,…