Monthly Archives: December 2011

Taking the Bulls by the Numbers: The First Long Road Trip

To my thinking the only good thing about the length of time it took to settle the NBA Lockout was that the Bulls were spared the circus road trip, a two week early season swing when Barnum and Bailey move … Continue reading

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It’s Just Too Early to Know Anything About the NBA

Pouring over the standings this morning, I saw lots of intriguing potential trends.  For instance, has Atlanta’s trapping defense made them an elite team?  They did make a major change bringing Jeff Teague out of mothballs last spring and it … Continue reading

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Figuring Out The Mavericks Slow Start

Okay, slow is an understatement, historically slow just scratches surface. The Dallas Mavericks have done something no other defending NBA champion has even come close to: they have been blown out of their building in their first two games of … Continue reading

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Is It a Stampede or Just Another Rumble: The Bulls Game One

Bulls 88 Lakers 87 There was a lot not to like in the Bulls dramatic season opening win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas evening.  The team shot only 40.5% from the field and went through cold spells in … Continue reading

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Why I Do This

There are a lot of reasons for doing this blog. 1.  I like writing in general and I especially like writing about music, sports and movies.  I like it sufficiently that even though there is currently a paucity of media … Continue reading

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Figuring Out the Los Angeles Clippers

I’ve been watching the NBA since 1968, so this is hard for me to say.  I have to work my way up to it, but I think I’m ready.  The Los Angeles Clippers are the most interesting team in the … Continue reading

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Figuring Out the Chicago Bulls

Because of its unexpectedness and extreme success, last season’s thrilling run by the Chicago Bulls may have been more fun to their fanbase than some of the championship seasons of the ’90s. At the start of the season, Bulls fans … Continue reading

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