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Joakim Noah: Very Gifted

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 | 0 comments

Last week, USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt posted a combination examination of and interview with Bulls center Joakim Noah. In the interview...

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Is ESPN’s Real Plus-Minus For Real?

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 | 11 comments

This week ESPN rolled out a “new” statistic in its NBA toolkit. They call it Real Plus-Minus, or RPM. RPM is, essentially, the...

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Boogie Week: This is Water, DeMarcus Cousins and Mindful Fandom

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 | 0 comments

It’s #BoogieWeek at Hickory-High, an extended celebration and exploration of all things DeMarcus Cousins. Check out the rest of...

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Welcome back, Rajon

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 | 0 comments

I have a complicated relationship with Rajon Rondo. That’s a weird thing to say about a guy who I’ve never met and who...

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Buyer Beware: Julius Randle Very Likely a Future Lottery Bust

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 | 0 comments

A few weeks ago, Jonathan Tjarks of SBNation wrote a piece that stirred up some interesting conversation about Kentucky freshman power...

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Goodbye to a Gentleman Warrior

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 | 0 comments

It was probably the right decision, given the circumstances, but man, does it feel terrible. As everyone reading a website like this one...

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Are You Not Entertained?

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 | 0 comments

I’ve got a problem. It’s a problem, I think, many that write and think about the NBA share. I focus too often on the end...

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Sympathy for a Seven-Footer

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 | Comments Off

Andrew Bynum got his first start of the year, and first start in quite a long time, against the Bulls on Monday of this week. I watched...

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NBA Game Tracking Project: Volunteers Needed

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 | 0 comments

I need some help. I have a really cool, interesting idea I’d like to make happen. The project is essentially this: I want to track...

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The Secret: A Chicago Bulls Season Preview

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 | 0 comments

  This year, for the first time, Hickory-High will be tackling the challenging of crafting season previews for all thirty NBA teams....

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Against Meatball-ism: Why Derrick Rose’s Refusal to Recruit is Actually Kind of the Worst

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 | 14 comments

  Let me start off by saying this: I love Derrick Rose. I love it when he explodes like he’s Wile E. Coyote with ACME Rocket...

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Shot Creation: Just How Important Is It?

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Shot creation is a loosely defined term in basketball discussions that means different things to different people and in different...

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