-The Dallas Mavericks might have the best zone defense in the NBA…ever? Beckley Mason takes a look at Hoop Speak.
-NBA players are fouling out less and less, and Dan Feldman does the dirty work over at Piston Powered.
-Clyde Frazier is the best. Not that I need proof, but here’s an interview he recently did with SLAM.
-Apparently there was a Bill Veeck film in the works (starring Bill Murray!), only to be squashed by the AOL-Time Warner merger. It’s still out there, though, and Paul Sullivan briefly covers the history of the project at Chicago Breaking Sports.
-Glenn Kenny takes on auteurism, Irvin Kershner, and Jean Renoir’s French Cancan at MUBI.
-Some wonderful friends & west-coast correspondents have started up an Arizona-related sports blog: Can’t Snake a Snake.
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