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Brooklyn’s Knight in Shining Armor

Posted by on May 12, 2014 | 0 comments

Before the 2013-14 season began, fans were still reeling in response to the major changes made by the Nets, who brought in Paul Pierce and...

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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Jan 20, 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 Stats Pack

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 | 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 Dec 23, 2013 | 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 Emperor’s Three Questions: A Brooklyn Nets Season Preview

Posted by on Oct 20, 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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Coach Kidd Needs to Walk the Walk

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 | 0 comments

  The Nets were a stagnant, inconsistent, and plainly poor ball club last season. A coaching change early on brought little change in...

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Video Playbook: Joakim Noah, Clutchiness

Posted by on May 3, 2013 | 0 comments

  The Bulls missed out on a chance to finish the Nets at home in Game 6, and will now have to face a Game 7 in Brooklyn. Although...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 | 1 comment

  This week I decided to take a look at the impact of free throws on the final outcome. Is getting to the line more important than...

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Video Playbook: George Karl’s ‘enver Nuggets

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 | 0 comments

  While their fast pace may not translate into postseason success, there are few teams that are more entertaining to watch on offense...

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Searching for Value in NBA Contracts

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 | 7 comments

  Introduction A few weeks ago, Kevin Pelton of ESPN looked at the best contracts in the NBA by multiplying a player’s WARP (wins...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 | 0 comments

  For this week’s study my brother (@KurtSoppe) pondered if FG% or FT% was more directly correlated to the game’s final outcome. He...

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Game of the Week: Christmas Extravaganza

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 | 0 comments

  Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. I’m a glutton. But on Thanksgiving, I had to watch the New England Patriots...

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Daily Dribble for December 11,2012

Posted by on Dec 12, 2012 | 2 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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Weekly Stat Recap

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 | 0 comments

  This week’s study was done to determine what position led the winning team in scoring with the most frequency. For all 53 games...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 | 4 comments

  Every week I will be releasing my findings from a unique week long statistical review, but starting this upcoming week, we will be...

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The NBA Anti-Anti-Awards

Posted by on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

  Yesterday, Ian released his annual pre-season picks for the NBA Anti-Awards. Those awards recognize some of the most negative...

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