Tag: Mike Malone

  • The Key to Beating the Dubs, Part One: Offense

    The New Orleans Pelicans made the playoffs for many reasons (and not all of them are named Anthony Davis). One of the main reasons is that they had a top-10 offense for most of the year, finishing with an offensive rating of 108.2, good for 8th in the league. The Pelicans offense rated just behind […]

  • Mike Malone one and done with the Hornets?

    The Hornets were good at one thing last year:  Defense.  In the largest improvement by any team on either side of the ball, the Hornets improved 14 spots from the 22nd ranked defense to the 8th ranked defense.   Despite the inordinate amount of time we spend looking at the offensive issues this team has, defense really […]