Around the WOW week 2 (Old Testament Style)

Posted on 11/05/2010 by

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“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.” Genesis 1:1-5

Hello gentle readers, I welcome you to the end of the beginning. These past few weeks have been a time for new things and as a good catholic boy I thought genesis was a perfect place to start.  I aim to take you on another tour of the WOW world and in keeping with this week’s infograph and the lead , the start is were we begin.

Have I mentioned I love infographs?

So without further ado, WOW links of a very busy week (thru 11/04/10):

The creator of WOW, Prof. Berri of the Wages of Wins leads us off with a series of posts:

Then we go to WOW pioneer ,Ty Willihnganz at Courtside Analysist with a piece on Derrick Rose and a marked lack of self control:

The man who kicked the WOW network into high gear with his automated wins produced (which is guaranteed to make your life at least 50% better),  Andres Alvarez at NerdNumbers comes to the plate with:

Raptor Fan and the official assistant GM of this Blog (and if he has his way of the Raptors!) , Devin Dignam of NBeh? continues his kickass audit of the Raptors front office based on my Build me a winner algorithm.

We then go a blog, The City that has inspired a totally healthy and not weird at all mancrush on my part. Evanz, if you keep it up, I might have to adopt you.

Current Stat Geek Smackdown leader and Miami cheerleader, reservoirgod takes Wins Produced to the Heat (and the extremes of reality) as he examines the probability of the Heat breaking the Laker’s 33 win’s streak record :

Ian Levy over at Hickory High lays down his expected scoring numbers, which  to quote:

“Expected Points uses a player’s FGA from each area of the floor and multiplies it by the average number of points scored on that type of shot to come up with an Expected Point total from that area. The Expected Point total can than be compared to the actual number of points a player scored from that area to arrive at a Point Differential.”

Let’s finish, appropriately enough for this blog with a couple of rookies.  First, I welcome Pistons by the Numbers and point you to his:

And last but not least Genius Now , another Warrior blog with a nice short piece on The Warriors possibly hitting it big in the draft for cheap.

Great start for the season. Let’s hope it just a sign of things to come.

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