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Sebastian Pruiti

NBA Contributor

Sebastian Pruiti is the founder and editor of NBAPlaybook.com, a blog started in January 2010 that takes a look at the Xs and Os of the NBA. In addition to NBAPlaybook.com, Sebastian is a contributor to Basketball Prospectus and The Basketball Jones, and is the Editor Emeritus of NetsAreScorching. Before getting into blogging Sebastian spent a year as a volunteer assistant for the Division 1 Men's Basketball team, New Jersey Institute of Technology. He loves to look at the Xs and Os of the game and break the little things down.

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Dallas Mavericks' Game 5 Adjustments: Post Dirk Nowitzki More, Play More Zone

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To win Game 5 against the Portland Trail Blazers, the Mavericks need to post up Dirk Nowitzki more often and play more zone defense.

San Antonio Spurs' Game 4 Adjustments: Better Shot Selection, Double The Post

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Sebastian Pruiti breaks down what adjustments the Spurs need to make to win Game 4 against the Grizzlies.

Dallas Mavericks' Game 3 Adjustments: Limit Turnovers, Play More Zone

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Each day, we are going to preview the night's NBA Playoffs action by looking at the adjustments that can be made by the losing team and showing what they can do to win. After taking a 2-0 series...

Memphis Grizzlies' Game 3 Adjustments: Better Shot Selection, Defending The Roll Man

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Each day, we are going to preview the night's NBA Playoffs action by looking at the adjustments that can be made by the losing team and showing what they can do to win. After stealing Game 1 in San...

Atlanta Hawks' Game 3 Adjustments: Be Smarter With Ball, Stop Magic Pick-And-Roll

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To go up 2-1 over the Magic, the Hawks need to make smarter decisions with the ball and stop throwing an extra defender at the pick-and-roll.

New York Knicks' Game 3 Adjustments: More Pick And Rolls, Don't Give Rajon Rondo Too Much Space

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To win Game 3, the Knicks need to use Carmelo Anthony in pick-and-roll situations and corral Rajon Rondo.

Indiana Pacers' Game 2 Adjustments: Involve Mike Dunleavy Jr. More, Don't Overthink

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Some adjustments the Indiana Pacers need to make vs. the Chicago Bulls in Game 2 of their NBA Playoffs 2011 series.

Portland Trail Blazers' Game 3 Adjustments: Less Isolation, No Switching On Dirk Nowitzki

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To beat the Mavericks in Game 3, the Blazers need to avoid isolation offense and avoid switching on Dirk Nowitzki.

Los Angeles Lakers' Game 2 Adjustments: Less Isolation, More Eyes On Chris Paul

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The Lakers need to stay away from isolation offense run by players not named Kobe Bryant and do a better job keeping tabs on Chris Paul to beat the Hornets in Game 2.

San Antonio Spurs' Game 2 Adjustments: Double Zach Randolph In Post, Shoot From Corners

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To even their series with the Grizzlies, the Spurs need to double the post and get the ball to the corners.

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