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Matt Cianfrone Taking Over As Editor At Pelican Debrief

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 | 0 comments

This announcement is a few days late, but I want to congratulate Hickory-High writer Matt Cianfrone on a new opportunity. Last Thursday...

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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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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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Anthony Davis vs. DeMarcus Cousins: Who is the NBA’s Next Premier Big Man?

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 | 5 comments

There is a plethora of talented big men in the league right now. “LMA or K-Love???” discussions dominate Twitterverse each time one of...

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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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#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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#10WordRecaps: December 11, 2013

Posted by on Dec 12, 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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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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Product of the Times

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 | 0 comments

Ryan Anderson came into Monday’s night game shooting the ball at a high rate. His three point percentage was an outstanding 53.8%, boosted...

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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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#10WordRecaps: November 25, 2013

Posted by on Nov 26, 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: November 20, 2013

Posted by on Nov 21, 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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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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Offensive and Defensive Variance

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 | 2 comments

“Increase the variance” – Daryl Morey The quote above was Morey’s answer in a Reddit AMA last year during the...

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