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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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Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 | 0 comments

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How Dead Are You, Really?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 | 0 comments

It’s March, which means it’s time for sorry NBA teams to mail in the season and start losing games to improve their draft...

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From The Highest Mountain

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Words are part of a reassuring platform from which we perch ourselves, wanting to reach for them whenever we please. When something,...

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Lessons Learned

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 1 comment

One of the reasons people love the NBA because they can attach life’s greatest lessons to them. Patience is needed once you realize your...

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You’re a Mean One, Mr. Bryant

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Kobe Bryant is expected to miss six weeks with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee, the Los Angeles Lakers announced...

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#10WordRecaps: December 17, 2013

Posted by on Dec 18, 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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Profiles in Coaching: Defensive with Mike D’Antoni

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 | 0 comments

The fates of NBA head coaches are hopelessly intertwined with the abilities and personalities of their players. For that reason they...

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#10WordRecaps: December 16th, 2013

Posted by on Dec 17, 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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#10WordRecaps: December 10, 2013

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 | 1 comment

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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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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The Mix in my Mind: Kobe Bryant

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 | 0 comments

Kobe from Ian Levy on Vimeo. The Mix in my Mind is a silly combination of players and songs that have become psychically glued on my daily...

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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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Visualizing Jump Shots, Featuring Hero Ball in Toronto

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 1 comment

Last I started to look at the new SportVU data on jump shooting the NBA is sharing with its fans coming from tracking camera now in every...

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Where Mike D’Antoni Excels

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 | 4 comments

As his time at the reigns of the New York Knicks dwindled to it’s bitter end, Mike D’Antoni was made the scapegoat for a disappointed...

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Visualization of Success in the NBA Draft

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 | 2 comments

A vision of mine has been how to track success of different NBA players taken in the draft throughout the years. I have wondered,...

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