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How Wins Produced Fails in Being the Magical Assessor of Player Value

As my next Sunday article (once again late) I thought I’d go over what I find is a frustrating statistic for rating players mostly because of how the authors arrogantly discuss it like it’s bullet-proof. In the advanced statistical realm … Continue reading

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How to Fix All-star Rosters

Positions for the All-star game are very strict in the worst possible ways, and randomly fluid in other respects. The three categories are guards, forwards, and centers for reasons that aren’t even explained. Centers are a notoriously hard position to … Continue reading

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Phantom Centers

NBA coaches are stubborn in regards to line-ups. They like to establish a concrete rotation rather than a fluid one where the starters change in response to the opposing team. Part of this is because the team is composed of … Continue reading

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The NBA and Ethnicity: the Race of Each Team

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Update: You can view the full article in the link below. I moved my blog so Swiss hitman would be further off the trail. You can find more content including graphs in the link. http://ascreamingcomesacrossthecourt.blogspot.com/2012/01/nba-and-ethnicity-race-of-each-team.html I’m starting a weekly article … Continue reading

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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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2011-2012 Western Conference Preview

PACIFIC DIVISION Golden State Warriors I would argue that a compressed schedule will help an up-tempo team, but the new coach Mark Jackson has vowed to remake them into a defensive team. I’m not sure how he can do that, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Twin Power Forwards: Brandon Bass for Big Baby

In a surprising move, Boston and Orlando decided to swap undersized big men: Brandon Bass for Glen “Big Baby” Davis. At first glance, the casual fan won’t see the point because the players feel so similar, but on deeper analysis … Continue reading

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