Analyzing Today’s NBA: Is This the New Norm?
"If it isn't a lay up, it better be a three." We've all heard that exact line or a version of it when looking at the NBA's style of play the last handful of years, so what does it mean for the future of a league blossoming with young stars?
Former head analyst for Team USA Basketball, Kirk Goldsberry took the deep dive into how the three-point shot is changing the game of basketball at every level with his book, Sprawlball: A Visual Tour of the New Era of the NBA. Goldsberry also worked in the San Antonio Spurs front office as Vice President of Strategic Research.
In addition to the increased use of the "3" and ramped up pace of play, it has benefited individual statistics and allowed guard-play to thrive, but is all the scoring too much too quickly?
NBA writer, reporter and author Kirk Goldsberry joined Big Board Sports on Wednesday morning to share his thoughts on today's NBA and whether hope is warranted on any level for Knicks' fans.