Takeaways from Bucks vs. Rockets

Takeaways from Bucks vs. Rockets

Last night, the Houston Rockets gutted out a win against the league best Milwaukee Bucks, 120-116. The Rockets were out-rebounded by 29, outscored in the paint by 40, and shot 9% worse from the field (40% compared to 49%). This Rockets team is fun. They defy basketball norms, and while they can certainly be irritating, [...]

Defensive Player of the Year & All-Defense with Jackson Frank

Defensive Player of the Year & All-Defense with Jackson Frank

On today's episode of Premium Hoops, we dive into the Defensive Player of the Year award as well as our All-Defensive Teams. We were fortunate to be joined by Jackson Frank. He does some phenomenal work over at The Step Back, Dime Uproxx, and on his own Patreon channel. You can follow Jackson on Twitter [...]

LeBron’s Trick to Counter the Milwaukee Bucks’ Defense

LeBron’s Trick to Counter the Milwaukee Bucks’ Defense

The Best Defense Just five days before the NBA season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NBA world got a peek into a potential Finals matchup: the Los Angeles Lakers versus the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks, anchored by Defensive Player of the Year candidates Brook Lopez and Giannis Antetokounmpo (the probable MVP), were [...]