Tag Archives: Out of bounds

Carmelo Anthony Gets the Glory, but Don’t Forget About Tyson Chandler and Iman Shumpert

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Carmelo Anthony hit two ridiculous three-pointers to tie and win the game, but his teammates also deserve some credit for their clutch performances.  Let’s take a look at a few crunch-time plays.

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Lebron James Fuels His Critics in a Heat Loss

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After a big comeback, led by Lebron James’ 17 fourth quarter points, the Miami Heat had an opportunity to steal a road game against the Utah Jazz. The Heat had the ball out of bounds and wanted to give Lebron the chance to win it. Let’s take a look at what went down in a game that’s sure to ignite the Lebron critics.

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Raptorswatch 2012: Jose Calderon Can’t Catch a Break

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For the second time in three games, the Toronto Raptors were down by three with a chance to tie the game in the final moments of the fourth quarter. If you guessed that they ran a play to get Jose Calderon an open three, you’re right! Let’s take a look at how the Memphis Grizzlies handled it.

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The Rockets Shut Down the Raptors’ Chances for a Tie

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The Raptors faced off against the Rockets on Tuesday night, and with ten seconds left, the Rockets led by three.  The Raptors had the ball on the sideline with the chance to tie.  In two previous games the Raptors ran plays designed to get the inbounder, Jose Calderon, open for three.  Let’s take a look at what the Raptors ran and how the Rockets handled it.

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Marc Gasol and Mike Conley Prevent David Lee Heroics

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We’ve already taken a look at how the Lakers and Wizards have defended late game inbounds plays.  Clinging to a one-point lead with five seconds left, the Grizzlies were tasked with stopping the Warriors’ inbounds play.  Let’s see how they handled it.

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Kobe Bryant Stops the Raptors from Running Their Favorite Play

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The last time we saw the Toronto Raptors running a last second out of bounds play, they screened for inbounder Jose Calderon to get him an open three.  With some help from Nick Young, their plan nearly succeeded.  So with 3.7 seconds remaining, let’s see what head coach Dwayne Casey diagrams and how the Lakers handle it.

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Steve Novak Enjoys the Jeremy Lin vs. Ricky Rubio Matchup

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The matchup of Jeremy Lin and Ricky Rubio brought plenty of fans to the Target Center, but it was Steve Novak who put the Knicks in position to win the game.  Let’s take a look at how Novak, a player whose only offensive skill is shooting threes, found himself wide open in crunch time.

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