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Houston, We Have A Problem

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 | 0 comments

The Houston Rockets fanbase isn’t happy right now. The current 1-3 deficit versus Portland makes this understandable, but the nature...

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Playoff Preview: Rockets-Trail Blazers

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 | 0 comments

If the adage “styles make fights” has any applicability to the NBA playoffs, the styles at play here will make for an...

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More Shadows From the Bottom of the Valley

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 | 0 comments

A few weeks ago I took a long, uncomfortable look at what had been the worst single-game performances in this NBA season, according to...

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Is the #HardenFoul on the Brink of Revolutionizing Basketball?

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 | 6 comments

You’ll witness a #HardenFoul multiple times in any given game for the Houston Rockets: the whistle blows with the referee motioning...

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Abolish (Useless) NBA Divisions: Stepping Closer Towards Restructure

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 1 comment

I know saying one conference is distinctly better than the other may be considered oversimplification, but the Western Conference, when...

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Clans of the Alphane Moon: Another Weekly Roundtable

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 | 0 comments

  These weekly roundtables have quickly become a part of our regular routine and we have every intention of extending them through...

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Time Out Of Joint: Another Weekly Roundtable

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 | 0 comments

These weekly roundtables have quickly become a part of our regular routines and we have every intention of extending them through the rest...

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The More We See, The More We Want

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 | 0 comments

The rise, fall, resurgence, apotheosis, redemption, or whatever other noun we ascribe to players throughout their careers are interesting...

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Did J.R. Smith’s Boneheaded Shot Really Hurt The Knicks?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 | 0 comments

Bone head play! Slander well deserved! — JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) January 4, 2014 JR Smith made a really really stupid play against the...

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The Evolving Image of Dwight Howard

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 | 1 comment

Perception is often looked at as a concrete entity in the realm of sports, with the shifting of a viewpoint shared by millions of people...

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A Verbal Receptacle for One Bloated Spectacle

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 3 comments

For now let’s save that conversation as to whether or not the Houston Rockets are “for real” in the Western Gauntlet....

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#10WordRecaps: December 18, 2013

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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The Mix in My Mind: James Harden

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 | 0 comments

The Mix in my Mind is a silly combination of players and songs that have become psychically glued on my daily commute. People actually...

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Visualizing Efficiency and the Four Factors

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Above is a new version of a visualization I put together last year using team data from Basketball-Reference. On their season summary page...

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#10WordRecaps: December 4, 2013

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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Individual Scoring Variance

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 0 comments

Recently I shared project that had been percolating for awhile, looking at team offensive and defensive not just by efficiency, but also...

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