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    Beneath the Screen: Spacing vs. Positioning

    Since the 2013 NBA finals ended, much has been written about floor spacing and how important it is to NBA offenses. People look at the 3-point specialists of both the Spurs...

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    Beneath the Screen: Let’s Take a Holiday

    Since the draft day trade bringing him to the Pelicans there has been a lot of excitement around Jrue Holiday. On twitter and our site we’ve gone into why he’ll be...

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    Beneath the Screen: Blowing Up

    A week ago in the game against the Utah Jazz, Monty Williams and Eric Gordon got into a head yelling match. The blowup occurred because of two plays. An inexplicable decision...

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    Beneath the Screen: When Time Runs Out

    Being an NBA head coach must be hard. Not only do you take criticism when you’re team loses but even when they win on a last second play, as the Hornets...

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    Beneath the Screen: Upside Down

    As I wrote in my post on Tuesday, the Hornets have been breaking out an inverted offense somewhat frequently over the past handful of games. I’m going to illustrate how this...

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    Beneath the Screen: Give Me Some Space

    Good to see you all again! I’m back in the land of video after having trouble with my internet connection for the past few weeks. And I’m here to talk about...

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    Beneath the Screen: The Extra Pass

    Despite the win the other night, the Hornets have looked pretty bad on the court over the past week–with Saturday’s loss to the Timberwolves the worst. After that game Monty Williams...

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    Beneath the Screen: The Passing Bigman

    One thing I’ve noticed more and more in the Hornet’s game plan is the effort to get Anthony Davis looks on the blow block under the basket. I looked at the...

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    Beneath the Screen: Cry Me a Rivers?

    There has been a lot of discussion here, on twitter, and other sites about whether Austin Rivers should spend some time in the D-League. The reasoning has been centered around his...

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    Beneath the Screen: Gordon’s Struggles

    In his post yesterday, Ryan pointed out why the Hornets are playing well despite Eric Gordon’s offensive struggles. I, on the other hand, wanted to see exactly why he is struggling....

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    Beneath the Screen: The Gordon Effect

    Throughout his tenure with the Hornets, Monty Williams has been criticized for offense–mainly for a lack of. But after watching almost every game and going through plenty of film in the...

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    Beneath the Screen: Anatomy of a Defensive Breakdown

    I wanted to switch gears a little bit this week and focus on defense. This season, the Hornets clearly have not played up to the level that their defense-first head coach...

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    Beneath the Screen: So Nice To See You Again, Mr. Gordon

    With Eric Gordon returning to the team soon, and the Hornets offense looking terrible, I thought now would be a good time to look at how Gordon will help the Hornets...

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    Beneath the Screen: In Need of Innovation

    It’s no secret that the Hornets’ offense has been putrid at times. Rob Mahoney writing at SI.com’s Point Forward summed up the Hornets’ struggles pretty accurately saying, “Coach Monty Williams has...

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    Beneath the Screen: A Rivers Runs Through It

    After the Lakers game the other night there was a lot of talk on the site and twitter about Austin Rivers. Some people were labeling him a bust less than 20...

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    Beneath the Screen: Ryan Anderson and the Deep Ball

    Ryan Anderson has been on fire from 3-point range over the last handful of games. It’s been the one real bright spot for the Hornets (along with the victory over the...

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    Beneath the Screen: 3-Point Defense

    In a recurring post throughout the season, Jake will take a look at the inner workings of the Hornets’ offense and defense–what works, what doesn’t and why, as well as how...

  • Beneath the Screen: Help Defense

    In a recurring post throughout the season, Jake will take a look at the inner workings of the Hornets’ offense and defense–what works, what doesn’t and why, as well as how...

  • Beneath the Screen: Drawing Up a Win

    In a recurring post throughout the season, Jake will take a look at the inner workings of the Hornets’ offense and defense–what works, what doesn’t and why, as well as how...

  • Beneath the Screen: Something Completely Different

    In a recurring post throughout the season, Jake will take a look at the inner workings of the Hornets’ offense and defense–what works, what doesn’t and why, as well as how the Hornets...

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