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A Small Sample Size look at the NBA in 2010-2011 (so Far)

October 31, 2010 by


Before we get our first look at the Automated Wins Produced site for 2010-2011, I decided that I was going to work out all the Wins Produced numbers (the Basics are here) for the season so far. I will caution that all these numbers are preliminary (the position adjustment is estimated) and from a very […]

Gimme the Rock Part 3- The Shooter’s dilemma

October 31, 2010 by


Saavik: Permission to speak freely, sir? Kirk: Granted. Saavik: I do not believe this was a fair test of my command abilities. Kirk: And why not? Saavik: Because… there was no way to win. Kirk: A no-win situation is a possibility every commander may face. Has that never occurred to you? Saavik: No, sir, it […]

Gimme the Rock Part 2- The Nash Equilibrium

October 30, 2010 by


“See, there were these two guys in a lunatic asylum… and one night, one night they decide they don’t like living in an asylum any more. They decide they’re going to escape! So, like, they get up onto the roof, and there, just across this narrow gap, they see the rooftops of the town, stretching […]

Around the WOW week 1

October 29, 2010 by


Since this space seems to be getting some eyeballs, I’ve decided that I’m going to add a weekly feature where I point you to some of the awesome work going on around the Wages of Wins Network. So without further ado, WOW links of the week: First off is Ty Willihnganz at Courtside Analysist. I […]

Give me the rock Part 1: The Paradox of Melo

October 28, 2010 by


Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.  ~Albert Einstein A while back, I gave you, my readers,  homework with the implicit understanding that there would be a reckoning. A reckoning that takes the form of my next series. Hopefully, it’ll live up to it’s predecessors. So get ready, because here comes the […]

The Build Final (Final Pre-season Predictions now with Corrections)

October 28, 2010 by


Anyone can err, but only the fool persists in his fault — Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philippica XII, ii, 5 So reader sportsfanatic613 points out: I love this work. Thank you so much. Currently, my question is why Nene (Hilario) does not seem to be included on the Denver Nuggets roster. I didn’t think that he […]

Comparing NBA Predictions across the web

October 27, 2010 by


Yesterday I posted the final Preseason Model and it was awesome. (If you’re new or got here while searching for kittens go here for the Basics behind it all). Then Andrez Alvarez asked me to post the league projection as a poster and that was even more awesome. Then reader Rashad asked: Any chance you […]