Pascal Siakam | Most Improved Player Film Breakdown

Pascal Siakam | Most Improved Player Film Breakdown      Above is the entire video playbook of plays that Pascal Siakam utilized and took part in as a means of breaking out as the league’s Most Improved Player.   Below are embedded links to the same video, but starting at points that fit the ... Read more

Toronto Raptors 2018-19 NBA Champions Video Playbook | 2+ Hours of Nick Nurse Set Plays

Toronto Raptors 2018-19 NBA Champions Video Playbook | 2+ Hours of Nick Nurse Set Plays NOTE 2: The Dropbox link has also been suspended. Use this Google Drive link while the other two links get resolved: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yxhwJTHVAScVe1TIftRQS5KCktrimasa/view?usp=sharing   NOTE: The video has been blocked on YouTube for the time being. While that gets resolved, feel ... Read more

Game 5 Film Breakdown | Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Game 5 Film Breakdown | Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks   Guarding Giannis with a “Wall”    The revered Bucks transition attack, spearheaded by Giannis Antetokounmpo, has been dulled by the Raptors’ defense. While Kawhi Leonard is doing a sensational job, all 5 Raptors are pulling their weight. Toronto is meeting Giannis early when ... Read more

Game 2 Film Breakdown | Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors 

Game 2 Film Breakdown | Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors  Guarding Siakam with Embiid    The (potentially) series changing adjustment made by the 76ers in Game 2 was clear as day: Joel Embiid and the 76ers Centers guarded Pascal Siakam. They sagged off him and dared him to take floaters and above-the-break jumpers. The ... Read more

Game 1 Film Breakdown | Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors

Game 1 Film Breakdown | Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors    Kawhi Leonard: Hunting the Mismatch      To avoid having J.J. Redick defend Kawhi Leonard, the 76ers decided to “Hedge & Recover” in any ball-screen involving the two players.   On the 8 possessions used (not including the 2 non-shooting fouls drawn) in ... Read more

Film Room Series Preview: 76ers Early Offense

Film Room Series Preview: 76ers Early Offense   In Part 1 of this Film Room Series Preview, I covered in extensive detail the 76ers Half Court Offense.   In Part 2, I broke down their Out of Bounds Offense.   For the 3rd and final part of this preview, I will examine the 76ers Early ... Read more

Film Room Series Preview: 76ers Out of Bounds Offense

Film Room Series Preview: 76ers Out of Bounds Offense In Part 1 of this Film Room Series Preview, I covered in extensive detail the 76ers Half Court Offense. In Part 2, I’ll break down the 76ers’ Out of Bounds Offense. For easy navigation, time-stamped parts of the video have been embedded under the header of ... Read more

Film Room Series Preview: 76ers Half Court Offense

Film Room Series Preview: 76ers Half Court Offense   Before tip-off on Saturday night, Toronto will surely be well-versed in every scripted play that Philadelphia will run. In the first of three parts to the this film room series preview, i’ll break down 14 of Philadelphia’s most frequently run plays in the half court.   ... Read more

Raptors Playbook: Chin Pick & Roll

Raptors Playbook: Chin Pick & Roll   Over at the Raptors Playbook YouTube channel (@RaptorsPlaybook on Twitter), I am breaking down the X’s & O’s of the Toronto Raptors. This week, we’ll focus on their Chin Pick & Roll – a play out of the Princeton Offense. Watch the video embedded below alongside the summary ... Read more