Tag Archives: basketball

2011-2012 Eastern Conference Preview

ATLANTIC DIVISION   Boston Celtics Although NBA veterans are respected by the media, veteran teams get little respect at the start of the season, when the flowering potential of youth is the most intoxicating. The season won’t be kind to … Continue reading

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Perkins for Jeff Green: Boston’s folly

In one of the most surprising trades of the past year, Boston traded Perkins for Oklahoma’s Green. Since a few games have been played since the trade, one can look at some of the results, which have been troublesome for … Continue reading

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Despite Carmelo Anthony, the Denver Nuggets are the Best Offensive Team

The Denver Nuggets have recently moved into the number one spot for true shooting percentage, which is field goal percentage adjusted for three pointers and free throws, at 57.4 percent and ahead of Boston’s 57.1% and San Antonio’s 56.5%. They’re … Continue reading

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2011 Western Conference All-star Starters

I’ll continue from my earlier post with the starting guards for the 2011 all-star game for the west. A few quick notes: I don’t care about how the ballots list the positions. While I use advanced statistics, I won’t rely … Continue reading

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