How NBA offenses became impossible to defend

We’re witnessing an offensive explosion unlike any in NBA history. The average offensive efficiency for an NBA team — points scored per 100 possessions — reached its highest points ever in each of the last two seasons. The league’s best defense this year, the Boston Celtics, would have ranked 14th in points allowed per 100 […]

NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets

The Rockets are nearly impossible to beat when they play like they did in Game 4

If you were wondering just how good this Houston Rockets team can be, look no further than their convincing Game 4 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. The Rockets picked apart the second-seeded Spurs, 125-104, to tie their Western Conference semifinals series at two apiece. And while it was James Harden whose brilliance […]