Nov 22, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Vince Carter (25) reacts after scoring during the first half against the Utah Jazz at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Best of the Week: Vince Carter, Portland Trail Blazers & more


Each week, the internet blows up with basketball writing from a number of sources. And each week, Right Down Euclid co-editor Chris Manning will be compiling them for you reading pleasure, starting with the best from Right Down Euclid and moving on to the entire NBA. This week features a brilliant essay on why we watch the NBA, information on the NBA’s new stats and more. Have a suggestion? Tweet Chris @cwmwrites or e-mail him at [email protected].

The Major Headlines

Kobe Bryant to return Sunday against the Toronto Raptors

Korver sets NBA record

Hand Fracture to Keep Pierce out 2 to 4 Weeks

Anthony Davis to four to six weeks with broken hand (Video)

Lawrence Frank reassigned off the bench

Jordan Farmar out four weeks with torn hamstring

76ers’ point guard out with knee injury

Clippers lose Redick for 6-8 weeks

From Right Down Euclid

Earl Clark is making the Cavaliers offense better by Trevor Magnotti

Our own Trevor Magnotti took an in-depth look at Earl Clark and how the Cavaliers’ forward makes the offense bettOn er, even if it doesn’t always look that way.

Cavs Content 

Cavaliers Film Room: The center of attention back for winter? by WFNY Kirk

From Around the Web

The Dunk of Death by Sam Riches

Look before you leap by Zach Lowe

Brian Shaw Appreciates Winding Coaching Road Jason Kidd bypassed by Howard Beck

Portland’s offense is on fire but is it sustainable? by Coach Nick

NBA’s Eastern Conference: “Right now, it’s embarrassing” by Sam Amick & Jeff Zillgitt

On John Wall: Growing Pains and Growing Gains by Seerat Sohl

The Chris Paul Divide by Cole Patty

How Far Can the Knicks Fall before Mike Woodson Changes? by Chris Herring

And lastly, IT’S KG VERSUS BARGNANI FOR KING OF NEW YORK


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