Monthly Archives: February 2011

A very well thought out account of the Heat’s lack of offense Sunday night

The numbers say that the Miami Heat are one of the most efficient offenses in the NBA, but you wouldn’t know it from their play down the stretch against the Knicks on Sunday night. Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN did a … Continue reading

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The Worm for The Hall

For the most part, the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts is an example of diversity gone wrong. In its well intentioned efforts to include all time greats from the ranks of international basketball, the NCAA, and various levels … Continue reading

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Taking the Bulls by the Numbers 02: Noah’s Return Will Boost the Offense too

It’s pretty unusual for a team to lose a key player and improve markedly during his absence, especially if that key player’s replacement was a 38 year old most thought to be an assistant coach in uniform. However, that’s what’s … Continue reading

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Quick and Dirty on the ‘Melo Trade: What We Don’t Know Is Greater Than What We Know

Rumors had swirled about a Carmelo Anthony trade for so long that I became convinced that it wasn’t going to happen. I figured if a trade was to be made it would have been made after a week or two … Continue reading

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At WSJ on vocalist Tessa Souter

A good story, even she said so. http://on.wsj.com/eKzx5p

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Taking the Bulls By the Numbers 01: How Good Are They?

We’ve reached the All Star Break and basketball fans in Chicago should feel positively giddy. Two thirds of the way through the season, the Chicago Bulls, a team most analysts pegged for 44-48 wins are 38-16. The question is no … Continue reading

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An interesting Prospect

Monday afternoon I was at the barbershop, and as is often the case sports was being bantered about and it was free of any concerns about the news cycle.  Monday’s subject concerned LeBron James and Cleveland and whether there would … Continue reading

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