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As Jared said before, Murray isn’t going to see better defenders than he did last round, which has to be encouraging for the Nuggets.
BAM ADEBAYO IS MAKING PLAYS, DENVER IS MAKING US LOOK BAD, AND THE LAKERS MAY NEED TO MAKE SOME ADJUSTMENTSCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He stood at the free-throw line with 4-on-3 advantages and all but played with his food by looking off defenders before firing passes to open 3-point shooters.
WHEN IT COMES TO PLAYOFF DISAPPOINTMENT, THE CLIPPERS ARE IN A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWNCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Former teammate Kei Kamara remembers games in which Davies would “effortlessly” run around defenders in loops, or toy with them with the ball at his feet.
A CANADIAN TEENAGER IS ONE OF THE FASTEST SOCCER PLAYERS IN THE WORLDJULIAN MCKENZIESEPTEMBER 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Getting by defenders like Jimmy Butler, Jae Crowder, Bam Adebayo and Andre Iguodala was never going to be easy.
THE BUCKS PLAYED IT SAFE AND MADE THE WRONG KIND OF HISTORYCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
And, even with Westbrook’s propensity to gamble more than he probably should as an off-ball defender, none are obvious weak links on that end.
THE ROCKETS’ NEW STARTING LINEUP IS JUST SCRATCHING THE SURFACE OF ITS POTENTIALMICHAEL PINASEPTEMBER 8, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Or, in other words, getting unclassified but actionable information to the network defenders who need it.
NSA’S ANNE NEUBERGER TO TALK CYBERSECURITY AT DISRUPT 2020ZACK WHITTAKERSEPTEMBER 4, 2020TECHCRUNCH
When someone as fast as Walker is the initiator, defenders are never not on their heels.
GIVE BOSTON’S KEMBA WALKER A DOUBLE PICK AND WATCH HIM WORKMICHAEL PINAAUGUST 31, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He was assigned a public defender in Illinois for a hearing Friday on his transfer to Wisconsin.
PROSECUTORS CHARGE TEEN IN FATAL SHOOTING OF TWO PROTESTORS AND WOUNDING OF A THIRD IN KENOSHAKDUNN6AUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
Isolating Mitchell more often, particularly against weak defenders in lineups that can really space the floor, makes sense — as it did in the playoffs when he was a rookie.
CAN DONOVAN MITCHELL REACH HIS POTENTIAL IN THE BUBBLE?MICHAEL PINAAUGUST 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Right now the attackers are way, way better at attacking than defenders are at defending.
SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY BIG DATA (EP. 395)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 31, 2019FREAKONOMICS

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