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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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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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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 | 0 comments

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

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Early Returns on Expected Points Per Shot

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 | 16 comments

This weekend I was finally able to pull together the first round of Expected Points Per Shot (XPPS) numbers for teams, team...

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The Cost of Player Appeasement

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 | 1 comment

The NBA is a players league. This should hardly be news to even the most casual of basketball followers, but it cannot be overstated....

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Weekly NBA Stat Pack

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 | 0 comments

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

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The Peculiar Case of the Houston Rockets

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 | 1 comment

  Last year, the Houston Rockets tossed up nearly 29 three-pointers per game (tied for first in the NBA with the New York Knicks)....

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The Myth of Danger

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 | 0 comments

  Every year as the playoffs approach one thing is guaranteed. A team or two always gets marked as “the team no one should want to...

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I’ll Always Have ‘We’ll Always Have Linsanity”

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 | 0 comments

  When the news of Jeremy Lin becoming a Houston Rocket reached my ear, I stepped into a bad place. I was delirious, fuming with...

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Harden Week: Once, Twice, Three Times a Bearden

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 | 0 comments

  Are you enjoying Harden Week? Are you not entertained? rss feed widget I fully support Harden Week – I love James, love his...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 | 0 comments

  Thanks to the All Star Break, we’ve got a Weekly Stats Recap with 43% more stats for you to enjoy. But before we dive into the...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 | 0 comments

  For this week’s Stat Study, I decided to look at average FGA, FTA, and 3PA in an effort to forecast winners. After each of the 54...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 | 0 comments

  This week I had a stat request from Jesse Silverman (@JesseBeau), a Cortland intramural champion and defending March Madness king....

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 | 0 comments

  This week’s study was suggested by college basketball guru and FSWA (Fantasy Sports Writers Association) gate keeper Perry Missner...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 | 0 comments

  For this week’s study I took a look at how often (and by how much) winning teams lost individual quarters. For the 52 games played...

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Daily Dribble for December 10, 2012

Posted by on Dec 11, 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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