Triple Threat Weekly: Mid-March Updates

This week for Back of the Jersey’s Triple Threat Weekly, Jim and Tyler scan the league for the most interesting headlines. Kyle Korver’s historic shooting season, Paul George nearing a return for the Pacers and the debate for the candidacies of Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry for MVP. Kyle Korver is on the verge of a […]

A Tribute to Jerome Kersey

Many NBA fans under the age of 30 don’t remember Jerome Kersey’s indelible impact on the NBA and the Pacific Northwest. For too many younger folks (myself included), we remember Kersey as a consummate role player on the ’99 Spurs championship squad, that featured several other former stars in the twilight of their respective careers, […]

Triple Threat Weekly: Trade Deadline Aftermath

Following the NBA All-Star game, the action is back but not in the form of traditional basketball – the fan-favorite NBA Trade deadline! Yesterday’s flurry of activity at 3 P.M. had everyone in the basketball world in a complete frenzy. Although there were quite a few big names on the move, Jim Armstrong and Tyler […]

Triple Threat Weekly: January Monthly Wrap-Up

Miss some NBA action the past few weeks? In this week’s edition, Jim Armstrong and Tyler Michels come up with a few conclusions for the month of January. Who has been the NBA’s hottest and coldest teams, along with the player of the month. We will be bringing you monthly wrap-up’s in February, March and […]

Triple Threat Weekly: Most Surprising Individual Performers

Now midway through the NBA season, Back of the Jersey’s Triple Threat Weekly features Jim Armstrong and Tyler Michels highlighting this season’s biggest breakthrough performers at the Center, Forward and Guard positions. Centers Candidates: Pau Gasol, Nikola Vucevic, Jonas Valanciunas, Tyson Chandler, and Andre Drummond Jim Pau Gasol: Pau became the first player 34 years of […]

Triple Threat Weekly: The Post Holiday Trade Machine

We’re back! After a two week hiatus for the holidays, NBA Triple Threat Weekly is back in action. This week, Jim Armstrong and Tyler Michels discuss the most recent blockbuster acquisitions. Let’s start with the highest profile trade of the season thus far, the three team deal between the Cavs, Knicks & Oklahoma City. How […]

Triple Threat Weekly: The NBA Coaching Circle

Another edition of NBA Triple Threat Weekly features Tyler Michels discussing the latest NBA coaching news. This week Tyler discusses the firing of Sac-town’s Mike Malone, the future of the Stan Van Gundy’s and Derek Fisher’s of the world, along with the continued success of Steve Kerr’s Golden State Warriors. With Sacramento only two games […]

Triple Threat Weekly: Sorting through the East

Welcome back to Triple Threat Weekly! This week, Jim Armstrong and Tyler Michels will continue their NBA discussion by sorting through the mediocre Eastern Conference. Who are the pretenders, who can we see making a playoff run, and who is our December choice for the NBA Finals? Who are your pretenders in the Eastern Conference? […]

Triple Threat Weekly: The Wild Wild West

Welcome to the latest addition to Back of the Jersey – NBA Triple Threat Weekly. Each week, we will pose three questions which will be answered by us here at Back of the Jersey. This week our focus is on the Western Conference. 1. Through 17 games, Kobe Bryant is shooting a career worst 39.0%, […]

NBA Preview: Back of the Jersey Collaboration

For more of our 2014 NBA preview, click here.   Jim Armstrong If the Mavericks vs. Spurs game is any indication, we’re in for a great NBA season. The Rick Carlisle led Mavericks match up well with the Spurs and compete with them better than any other team in the league (as evidenced by their 7-game […]