Best of the Web: Tracy McGrady must change, Stephen Curry verses Monta Ellis in Golden State, and Jerry Stackhouse’s future
What will T-Mac be like if he returns to the NBA? … Is Stephen Curry already a better passer than Monta Ellis? … Can Jerry Stackhouse get some love? … Are the Celtics better with Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett, and Paul Pierce playing more minutes? … All this and much more in another edition of best of the web, so click here …
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- The Baseline, ‘The Sporting News’ basketball blog, is urging Tracy McGrady to sit the entire year. They believe T-Mac, if he returns to health, must modify his game by using his length, shooting less, and involving others.
- Celticsblog.com looks at Doc Rivers’ theory that reducing his veterans’ minutes will hurt Boston’s chances at a successful season.
- HoopsHype’s Jorge Sierra has details on Jerry Stackhouse trying to catch on with a contender.
- After watching Golden State and Los Angeles in pre-season action, Warriorsworld.com believes Stephen Curry, even as a rookie, is already a better distributor than Monta Ellis.The Curry-Ellis dynamic will be worth watching.
- For months, you’ve been hearing about Sonicsgate, the documentary on the NBA leaving Seattle. Well, meet the guys behind the NBA’s greatest fear and remember to check for Sonicsgate when released in mid October.
- Derrick Rose, Andrei Kirilenko, and Mehmet Okur were in England because Chicago and Utah had an overseas exhibition game. Yahoo’s Ball Don’t Lie has pictures of the three stars checking out Chelsea verses Liverpool in EPL action
- Steve Perrin, of Clips Nation, has notes on day four of the Clippers’ training camp. Los Angeles’ other team has a mix of young and old that could surprise.
- Cowbell Kingdom discusses expectations for the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. For what it’s worth, Northern Cali’ is doing it right by blowing things up and starting over.
- Pounding The Rock believes the San Antonio Spurs will again contend with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili healthy. I think this is the deepest Spurs team in years, possibly ever; the Los Angeles Lakers better stay focused.
- Keeping it with the HoopsVibe family: the great John Nguyen has advice for LeBron James, while the.