Luis Scola

NBA sets record with 113 international players, a plurality from Canada, on opening-night rosters

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Until last season, the NBA set or tied its record for number of international players on opening-night rosters the previous three years. But after peaking at 101 in 2014-15, the number dropped to 100 last season. A sign the league has hit its foreign saturation point? Probably not. The NBA boasts a record 113 international [more]

Dwane Casey: Jared Sullinger has Raptors’ starting PF job to lose

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Last year, Patrick Patterson declared the Raptors’ starting power-forward job his to lose. Well, he lost it. Luis Scola started most of the regular season before Toronto tinkered in the playoffs. Patterson claimed the job. Then, the Raptors turned to DeMarre Carroll with Norman Powel in a small-ball lineup. Finally, Toronto reverted back to Scola. [more]

51Q: Can Sean Marks and Kenny Atkinson get blood from a stone in Brooklyn?

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We continue PBT’s 2016-17 NBA preview series, 51 Questions. Between now and the start of the NBA season we will tackle 51 questions we cannot wait to see answered during the upcoming NBA season. We will delve into one almost every day between now and the start of the season (we’re taking some weekends off). Today: [more]