Monthly Archives: May 2013

In defense of Frank Vogel, and in praise of Hero Ball

People love to talk about how Vogel pulled out Hibbert in crucial situations. It’s easy to point that finger when the play ultimately ended up being a LeBron layup, but so many different things could have happened. If George did … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past – Darko Milicic Pre-Draft edition

I love going through old NBA newsgroups. Hindsight is 20/20, but that doesn’t mean it’s not fun to read certain discussions and opinions from back in the day. Here are a few of my favorites from the newsgroups. A little … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with Curry and Thompson?

Stephen Curry made headlines after the heartbreaking Game 1 loss of the Spurs, and quickly earned every sports journalist in the world’s respect, with some people (not me) putting him as the clear best player in the postseason. Klay Thompson … Continue reading

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Jason Collins – Before and after

Jason Collins’s Wikipedia page before coming out (April 21st) …and after coming out

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Drawing Comparisons (and Inspiration) – 2013 Golden State Warriors and the 1996 Houston Rockets

Even down 1-2, Warriors fans (and myself) should stay optimistic. It’s given that there is some unpredictability in the playoffs and anything can happen. After looking like a team assembled of senior rec league all-stars, the Spurs now have the … Continue reading

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Re-evaluating Home Court Advantage

I don’t have the stats (although it would be interesting to pull those up) but with a more level Western Conference, home-court advantage may need to be redone. The current playoff format goes H-H-A-A-H-A-H (H for home, A for away). … Continue reading

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