Browsing All Posts published on »August, 2010«

Build me a winner rev. 1

August 31, 2010 by

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“All right, what do we think? What do we know? What can we prove?” -And the Band Played On Friend of the blog, Andres Alvarez (He of nerdnumbers & Automated Wins Produced) comments: Arturo, Loving it! So as a GM would you agree with the following strategy. Find a superstar player, position doesn’t matter but […]

30 to 16 to 1:(Part 12) Kryptonite

August 31, 2010 by

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The Basics: 30 to 16 to 1. Based on a half baked notion, that since the true goal of any NBA season is to turn thirty teams into one champion and as we saw in my earlier piece, what wins in the regular season is not necessarily what  gets you the trophy, my 2010 Playoff […]

A Sunday Kind of Piece: Sources of Error in Predicting the Future Wins in the NBA (Part 2)

August 29, 2010 by

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“You came in with the breeze On Sunday Morning You sure have changed since yesterday Without any warning I thought I knew you I thought I knew you I thought I knew you well… so well” -Sunday Morning by No Doubt It’s  Sunday morning  and readers of this blog know what this could mean: No […]

30 to 16 to 1:(Part 11) The Rising or Setting Sun?

August 28, 2010 by

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The Basics: 30 to 16 to 1. Based on a half baked notion, that since the true goal of any NBA season is to turn thirty teams into one champion and as we saw in my earlier piece, what wins in the regular season is not necessarily what  gets you the trophy, my 2010 Playoff […]

The Worst 30 NBA teams since the Merger

August 24, 2010 by

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In the comments for the previous post (The Best NBA Teams since the merger: Take 1) Reader Chicago Tim asks: Speaking of which, I would be interested in a list of the 30 worst teams since the merger. No need for a part 2, since none of them made the playoffs. Given that we love […]

The Best NBA teams since the Merger: Take1

August 23, 2010 by

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Who’s  the best basketball team of all time? This is a question that’s guaranteed to spark animated and passionate discussion among all fans of the NBA. The numbers tell us one thing but our heart argues another. But at the end of the day we are left with no clear and definitive answers. But with […]

30 to 16 to 1: 2010 NBA Playoffs review (Half Baked-Style) & Predicting the playoffs

August 22, 2010 by

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For the past month I’ve been working my way through every team in the NBA Playoffs based on my half-baked notion about the difference between the Regular season in the NBA and the Playoffs. This post is meant to provide a guide to the series that I will update as I complete it (i’ll also […]

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