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 [...]

2019-20 NBA Awards: Part 1 (MVP, All-NBA, Sixth Man, Most Improved)

2019-20 NBA Awards: Part 1 (MVP, All-NBA, Sixth Man, Most Improved)

On today's episode of the Premium Hoops podcast, we debate the first half of the 2019-20 NBA Awards. We normally have very similar ideas, but today, we had by far our most discourse! While Giannis and LeBron were clearly above the rest, how did we fill out our MVP ballots? Did Dennis Schroder deserve the [...]

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 [...]

Aaron Gordon: A Pre-Bubble Analysis

Aaron Gordon: A Pre-Bubble Analysis

Aaron Gordon takes flight! ✈️💥Watch @Double0AG's BEST HIGH-FLYING DUNKS of the season so far before NBA Restart begins July 30th! #WholeNewGame" pic.twitter.com/eJIttRXQ7r— NBA (@NBA) July 14, 2020 Setting the Table Drafted with the 4th pick in the 2014 draft, Aaron Gordon is in the midst of his sixth season in the NBA. Still only 24, [...]