The Playbook

The Playbook: Kobe's awesome dunk

Kobe Bryant had a monster dunk Sunday against the Hawks. We take a look at why this awesome dunk was awesome, and how it came to be.

Playbook: Drastic improvement in Dwight's screens

Dwight Howard has taken to setting rock-solid screens for the Lakers and it has paid off instantly. A fantastic improvement from what Howard has shown all season.

Playbook: The Nash and Howard pick and roll

In this edition of The Playbook we'll take an in-depth look at Dwight Howard and Steve Nash operating in the pick and roll, what they've done well in it in the past and present, and where they can improve.

Playbook: Reflecting on the 4-3 road trip

The Lakers are finally home in Los Angeles after going 4-3 during their seven game road trip. Reflecting, and breaking down, the so-so journey.

Playbook: Why we love Earl Clark

With Hill slated to miss the rest of the season and Pau suffering from a concussion, Earl Clark has found his way onto the hardwood; a "throw-in" to acquire Dwight, he is now earning minutes, and an extended look from D'Antoni. Let's break it down!

Playbook: Dwight Howard vs. Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard was a three-time DPOY, consecutively, while with the Orlando Magic. Now, with the Lakers, he isn't nearly as impactful as he once was. We take a dive into advanced defensive statistics and utilize play diagrams as we compare.

Playbook: The Lakers Pick and Roll Defense

The Los Angeles Lakers have many issues, but perhaps most glaring is their defense when tested with pick and roll. In this edition of The Playbook we'll take a look at play diagrams that detail how the Lakers are failing in these scenarios.

Breakdown: Pau Gasol's night against the Clippers

Pau Gasol had an awful game against the Clippers Friday night. We'll break down his field goal attempts on the night, take a look at his Synergy stats, and look at his shot charts from the last three seasons.

Breaking down overtime with the Warriors

In this breakdown, we'll take a look at a few plays that they went to in overtime, and an inbounds play that should become a bread and butter play for the purple and gold.

Breaking down Pau's defense and transition offense

In part two of our Pau Gasol breakdown we take a look at how he does defensively in pick and roll, isolation, and team sets, as well as his performance in transition offense.

Yahoo-baseball.v988856f
Ticketmaster-angels_300x250.v5adacea
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Silver Screen and Roll

You must be a member of Silver Screen and Roll to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Silver Screen and Roll. You should read them.

Join Silver Screen and Roll

You must be a member of Silver Screen and Roll to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Silver Screen and Roll. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker