2018 NBA Draft Preview: My name is Luka

January 27, 2019
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“Fly you fools” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring   Some times we like to get cute. We like to think we know better than the crowd or the experts. We want to go against the norm. Sometimes that feeling is right. This is not one of those times. Luka Doncic, at 19 […]

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2017 NBA Draft Ratings

January 27, 2019
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Just a short post with the draft ratings. May add more later. Here’s a link to a visual interactive version of this. Tableau Visual for 2017 Draft Note this is an extremely deep NCAA draft class. Taking a flier on unknown internationals here is foolhardy. Euros/Internationals I have data for: DE #14: Frank Ntilikina (PG, […]

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The 2015 NBA Draft Preview

January 27, 2019
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“A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.” -J.R.R. Tolkien I’ve been away for a while. However, I was not about to let the draft happen and not put up the preview. That would have been a travesty. If you’re new here, welcome. An fabulous and detailed […]

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The Playoff game Recaps thru 4/20: The Trick of the East

January 27, 2019
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“We don’t give a shit about it” – Masai Ujiri on Paul Pierce You may have noticed that all the Playoffs stats are working (basically, everything but the fair line app and I’m working on that one). This will allow me to walk thru all the games and update the odds as we go along […]

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The 2015 NBA Playoff Preview

January 27, 2019
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“Come, Watson, come!” he cried. The game is afoot.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Let’s set the mood first.   I’m 25% more pumped each time I watch that. I’m late with the article this year but I got all the numbers up before the bell. Here’s the proof. Here’s the […]

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The Protagonists: A Visual Playoff preview teaser

January 27, 2019
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“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.” -William Shakespeare I’ve been a little bit busy recently.   It has been fruitful though. This and a few unplanned events […]

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The Stumbling Grizzlies

January 27, 2019
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“This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.” ― T.S. Eliot (Note: all data thru games of 3/29/15) I did not like the Memphis Grizzlies chances before the season. Specifically, I wrote: “The big question for Memphis is whether the last two years were the last, best shot for their current core […]

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