Tag Archives: Shane Larkin

Where Blue ranks among PG prospects

When Vander Blue made the decision to forgo his senior season he let it be known that his workouts leading up to the draft would be as a point guard, not the shooting guard position he played for three years at Marquette. Though Blue contended he ran the Golden Eagles offense at times, the reality […]

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Recapping Vander Blue’s successful day in Chicago

What first began with some not-so-favorable reports out of Chicago seemed to have ended with a bang for Vander Blue, who came out a winner from the past two days at the NBA Combine. There wasn’t much to be seen or read about on Day 1, other than Blue being listed as “from DePaul” and […]

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Miami Scouting Report: Hurricanes have NBA size, skill

For all the gratuitous hyperbole Buzz Williams tends to give to opposing teams, coaches and players, he wasn’t joking around or exaggerating when he said the Miami Hurricanes have a roster that looks more like an NBA team than a collegiate one. The outright ACC champions–both in the regular season and the conference tournament–were one […]

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How Shane Larkin uses the pick-and-roll effectively

Yesterday we looked at how Miami–Marquette’s Thursday night opponent in the Sweet 16–uses the second-most pick-and-rolls in the country, doing so at one of the most efficient clips of any team. It’s where the Hurricanes’ offense begins and ends, and at the forefront of that is point guard Shane Larkin. The ACC Player of the […]

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Synergy: Ball screen coverage crucial against Canes

Like he is every offseason, Buzz Williams spent all four months as a student. He meticulously studied a different aspect of the game for one month, each month, to improve as a head coach. He said he wanted to focus on “things that I know the essence of the game will always come down to,” […]

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