Notes from TNT’s NBA Coverage – Wednesday, April 23, 2014: LaMarcus Aldridge is Spencer Haywood; Heat remain unbeaten vs. BobcatsPosted in Blogroll on April 24th, 2014 by Michael Tillery
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43 points and 8 in Game 2 after 46 and 18 in Game 1.
Comparing Aldridge to Spencer Haywood (TSF Live interview with Spencer) is not about build or even their games, but more of an ability to hit a mid-range turnaround efficiently as well as bang down low when it counts. His confidence in his jumper maybe gives him a too cool reliance to play outside the paint, but he’ll get it right. If you don’t believe me, just ask Kevin McHale just that and check his response…
TNT’s NBA coverage of the playoffs continues Thursday, April 24, with doubleheader action featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder @ Memphis Grizzlies at 8 p.m. ET and the Los Angeles Clippers @ Golden State Warriors at 10:30 p.m.