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More Shadows From the Bottom of the Valley

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 | 0 comments

A few weeks ago I took a long, uncomfortable look at what had been the worst single-game performances in this NBA season, according to...

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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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Playing With The New Toys: Digging Further Into SportVU

Posted by on Mar 8, 2014 | 1 comment

Special Thanks to Darryl Blackport of BackboardBlues for his continuing help interpreting and visualizing much of the data herein.  Also...

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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 13, 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 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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The NBA Middle Class

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 | 0 comments

The NBA markets itself with its best players. That’s the smartest free market, closed market, any market strategy even a layman like me...

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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 Storify: Western Conference Finals Game 2

Posted by on May 22, 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...

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Mike Conley, Top 5?

Posted by on May 13, 2013 | 6 comments

  The Memphis Grizzlies are playing as good a brand of basketball as any of the eight teams left in the NBA playoffs, with the...

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Decision Time in Memphis: The Invisible Prince

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 | 0 comments

  Despite their victory in Game 3 on Thursday night the Memphis Grizzlies are getting to the point where a tough decision needs to be...

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Objectivity, In A Subjective World

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 | 2 comments

  This week ESPN gave us a snapshot of what’s become one of their standard summer projects, #NBARank. As an end-of-season treat...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | 0 comments

  For this week I decided to chart the importance of turning turnovers into points. In the 52 games this week, the winning team...

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Pay Like A Pro

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 | 0 comments

The world is changing faster than any of us over here at Hickory-High could have ever anticipated and our relationships with the game 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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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 | 0 comments

  This week I thought I’d take a look at the shot taking/making of offenses “at the rim” and behind the arc. Theoretically, offenses...

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