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Has Philly Already Won the Lottery?

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 | 0 comments

The NBA played the final games of the regular season last night. For fans of the worst teams their long regional nightmare is over with...

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Is the #HardenFoul on the Brink of Revolutionizing Basketball?

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 | 3 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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The r-squared Podcast: Episode 6 with Layne Vashro

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 | 0 comments

It may seem crazy to be talking about the NBA Draft but today is the last day of the regular season which means draft prospects are now...

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Weekly Stats Pack

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 | 0 comments

We are back with another group of statistics that found a way to fly under the radar for the week that was in the NBA. No player is exempt...

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The Difference Between Performance And Skill

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 | 2 comments

It’s common knowledge in basketball analytics that the way to look at a team’s offense and defense is on a per possession basis; looking...

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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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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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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 0 comments

We are back with another group of statistics that found a way to fly under the radar for the week that was in the NBA. No player is exempt...

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What Went Wrong in Detroit?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 | 0 comments

The Detroit Pistons are lucky in one, and probably only one, respect this year. The stench off the tire fires in bigger markets with New...

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Recency Bias, Sample Size, and the Pacers

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 | 1 comment

Despite their win against the effortless and tanking Pistons last night, the Pacers are in a free-fall. The once Eastern Conference Finals...

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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 | 0 comments

We are back with another group of statistics that found a way to fly under the radar for the week that was in the NBA. No player is exempt...

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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 | 0 comments

We are back with another group of statistics that found a way to fly under the radar for the week that was in the NBA. No player is exempt...

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Mean-Spirited

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 | 0 comments

We’re proud to present this guest post from Angus Crawford. Angus casts a wide net in the basketball blogosphere, contributing...

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The Portland Trailblazers’ Much-Maligned Defense

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 | 0 comments

As 2013 came to a close, the Portland Trailblazers were on top of the world, literally. They were tied with an NBA-leading 25 wins and...

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Luck Favors the Deserving

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 | 0 comments

Even as a student, I wondered why the Minnesota State High School League didn’t use a shot clock. Without the timer a basketball...

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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 | 0 comments

We are back with another group of statistics that found a way to fly under the radar for the week that was in the NBA. No player is exempt...

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