By Adam Spinella

Adam is currently a college basketball coach at the Division III level working at Dickinson College. He loves watching for offensive schemes while specializing in individual skill development, shooting technique and coach-speak. Born in New Hampshire, Adam grew up as a Celtics fan but now claims to just love "good basketball", which does not include mid-range jumpers.

2020 NBA Draft: Do Tyrese Haliburton’s Strengths Overcome His Flaws?

In such an uncertain environment, there is little about the 2020 NBA Draft that is certain. Workouts will be affected, as will combines, testing information and in-person interviews. Scouts no longer have the NCAA Tournament as a one-stop-shop to conveniently evaluate. How will the draft order even be determined in a season without playoffs? We’re…

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2020 NBA Draft: How Valuable is the Craftiness of Tre Jones?

In such an uncertain environment, there is little about the 2020 NBA Draft that is certain. Workouts will be affected, as will combines, testing information and in-person interviews. Scouts no longer have the NCAA Tournament as a one-stop-shop to conveniently evaluate. How will the draft order even be determined in a season without playoffs? We’re…

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NBA Did the Right Thing by Suspending its Season

On Wednesday night, the dominos of the global coronavirus pandemic began to rapidly fall within the sports world. Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus. A few minutes later, the NBA announced a suspension of its season indefinitely. NBA owners and executives have slammed league office with a myriad of procedural and…

What Lies Ahead After Brooklyn Nets, Kenny Atkinson Divorce

On July 1, 2019, the Brooklyn Nets turned the corner from one of the worst rebuilds in league history, emerging from their dark days with two of the game’s preeminent free agents. Two of the most sought-after superstars of the summer loot, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving agreed to join forces and come to Brooklyn…

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How San Antonio Spurs Swipe West’s 8-Seed

We’re rounding the corner from the NBA All-Star Break and have less than two months from the playoffs. There’s a multi-team race in the Western Conference for the final postseason spot that figures to go down to the wire. After twenty-two straight playoff berths, six 60-win seasons and five NBA Championships, the San Antonio Spurs…

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How Memphis Grizzlies Grab West’s 8-Seed

We’re rounding the corner from the NBA All-Star Break and have less than two months from the playoffs. In the Western Conference, there’s a multi-team race for the final postseason spot that figures to go down to the wire. Currently leading the charge are the Memphis Grizzlies, an upstart group led by rookie point guard…

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How Portland Trail Blazers Snag West’s 8-Seed

We’re rounding the corner from the NBA All-Star Break and have less than two months from the playoffs. In the Western Conference, there’s a multi-team race for the final postseason spot that figures to go down to the wire. To prepare you for the final run of the regular season, I’m unveiling a scouting report…

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2020 NBA Draft Watch: Who Does Coach Spins Love?

Remember the good old days when your kindergarten class would have a Valentine’s Day celebration? Everyone would bring in a decorated shoebox with a slot in the top, as well as a massive bag of valentines to deliver. We’d go around the room and slip them to our friends and classmates, then anxiously open them…

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NBA Film Study: Remembering Kevin Love’s Remarkable Transformation

After the NBA community saw one of its idols fall victim to a terrible tragedy this January—one still shaking the foundations of the league—it got me to thinking. Instead of an outpouring of grief or sadness from Kobe Bryant’s passing, it sparked me to use this time as an opportunity to show appreciation for those…

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Stop Under-Appreciating the Milwaukee Bucks

Does anybody realize that the Milwaukee Bucks are on pace to be the third team in NBA history to win 70 games? With the way our national sports coverage landscape is these days, it’s safe to assume no. The Los Angeles Lakers grab most of the daytime spotlight with LeBron James in the league’s second-largest…

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