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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Mar 3, 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 NBA Stat Pack

Posted by on Feb 10, 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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A Month of Arachnophobia: Kevin Durant Sets the NBA on Fire

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 | 2 comments

It doesn’t get much better than that, does it? The NBA couldn’t defend him this month: no great individual defender, no team scheme, no...

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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Jan 6, 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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Defending the Big Three? Well if I have To…

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 | 0 comments

What is the best way to defend the Miami Heat? If the answer was easy, then surely more coaches would deploy whatever strategy was the...

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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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New School Meets Old School: A Miami Heat Season Preview

Posted by on Oct 28, 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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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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The Storify: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 7

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 | 0 comments

  Over the next few weeks we’ll be letting social media help tell the story of each of the remaining games in the Conference and NBA...

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The Storify: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 6

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 | 0 comments

  Over the next few weeks we’ll be letting social media help tell the story of each of the remaining games in the Conference and NBA...

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The Storify: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 4

Posted by on May 28, 2013 | 0 comments

  Over the next few weeks we’ll be letting social media help tell the story of each of the remaining games in the Conference and NBA...

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The Storify: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 2

Posted by on May 24, 2013 | 0 comments

  Over the next few weeks we’ll be letting social media help tell the story of each of the remaining games in the Conference and NBA...

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Game of the Week: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 | 0 comments

  Hello again, Hickory High. Sorry I wasn’t around last week. I was in Istanbul. And the first thing I saw when I got out of...

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Game of the Week: Memphis Grizzlies at Miami Heat

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 | 0 comments

  The trade deadline has passed. The guys on the roster will be there for the stretch run. There’s nothing left now but playoff...

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Evaluating Team Shot Selection

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 | 4 comments

  A few weeks ago I shared a new metric I had been working on called Expected Points Per Shot (XPPS). The idea was to create a metric...

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Daily Dribble for December 12, 2012

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 | 0 comments

  The Daily Dribble is a somtimes-daily feature here at Hickory-High. Matt Cianfrone offers his thoughts on a handful of the previous...

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