NBA Podcast: The state of the Pacers and the future of NBA defense

NBA Podcast: The state of the Pacers and the future of NBA defense

Welcome to the latest edition of “Pound the Rock,” an NBA podcast hosted by Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond.

Find the show on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Spotify.

On this episode, Basketball, She Wrote creator Caitlin Cooper joins the show to discuss the state of the Indiana Pacers and the NBA at large. Topics include:

How pace suits this Indiana team
The impact of impending starting lineup changes
The limitations that could hold Bennedict Mathurin back
To what extent can “feel” be developed?
How Myles Turner transformed his offensive game
What the Pacers need from their power forwards
How roster context changed everything for Domantas Sabonis
What’s powering the continued acceleration of league-wide offensive efficiency?
How defenses can adapt to keep up with those offenses
How “push” switching can neutralize ghost screening
Thinking differently about weak side vs. strong side, and where back-line help should come from
The importance of read-and-react defenders who can counter randomized offense with randomized defense
Approaching rim protection more holistically

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