the outlet pass

the outlet pass
the outlet pass

Outlet Pass Playoff Edition: LeBron James Vs. the Boston Celtics Just Got Good

An extremely close look at how Game 4 changed the Eastern Conference Finals.
Michael Pina
5.22.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: It's Never Been a Worse Time to Sleep on Kevin Love

Also: a conversation with Brandon Jennings, Greg Monroe doing things in Boston, Jamal Murray's relentless energy, the decline of transition offense, and more.
Michael Pina
4.10.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Time For Award Season!

Also: Otto Porter needs a nickname, San Antonio's disturbing transition defense, Kyle Lowry's atomic transition offense, video evidence that proves triple doubles are stupid, and more.
Michael Pina
4.3.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: The Highs and Lows of Markelle Fultz's Return

Also: Exploring LeBron James at center, Marcus Morris's 180 with the Celtics, Eric Gordon's clever handle, Andre Iguodala without Steph Curry, and more.
Michael Pina
3.27.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Jayson Tatum Wears a Cape in the Clutch

Also: Bradley Beal's durability, San Antonio's teaching moments, Taurean Prince is Godzilla, Denver's relapse, T.J. McConnell vs. Fred VanVleet, and more.
Michael Pina
3.20.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Kevin Durant's Three Ball Has Never Been This Scary

Also: Shining light on Anthony Davis's supporting cast, the increasingly antiquated Knicks, Lonzo Ball busting his ass, Zach Collins as a franchise-altering prospect, and more.
Michael Pina
3.14.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Karl-Anthony Towns is Super Frustrated

Also, how Carmelo Anthony can make himself useful, Damian Lillard's bubbling MVP campaign, Ben Simmons in the post, examining Jabari Parker, a look at why the Memphis Grizzlies might actually have a bright future, and more.
Michael Pina
3.6.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Steven Adams is Officially a Star

Also: a young Lakers bright spot, evaluating Brooklyn's new starting five, why DeAndre Jordan's backup is slowly killing his leverage as a free agent, how the Spurs literally stay one step ahead of everybody else, and more.
Michael Pina
2.27.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Break Up the Utah Jazz

Plus, the Miami Heat's underrated rookie sensation, San Antonio's new lineup that desperately needs a pet name, how the Los Angeles Clippers look since the Blake Griffin trade, and more.
Michael Pina
2.13.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: The Luxury Tax is the NBA Trade Deadline's Worst Enemy

Also, Justise Winslow's sad stagnation, Blake Griffin's instant chemistry with Andre Drummond, Khris Middleton's mid-range inferno, and more.
Michael Pina
2.6.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Why the Boston Celtics Are Struggling to Score

Also, other ways Oklahoma City can use Paul George, Dejounte Murray's atypical relationship with the offensive glass, Dwight Howard's dominant run, Devin Booker's non-existent All-Star case, and more.
Michael Pina
1.30.18
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: 100 Games in, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant are a Supernova

Also, Joel Embiid's worst enemy, how Minnesota became a Top-Five team, Andre Drummond's inconsistent play, and my All-Star reserve picks.
Michael Pina
1.23.18