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Is Vince Carter the Problem in New Jersey?

December 28, 2006 by


The Nets won 49 games last year and fully expected to dominate a very weak Atlantic Division. But after 29 games the Nets have only won 11 contests and find themselves in third place in the weakest division in the history of professional team sports. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports argues that the problem is […]

Take the Grizzlies Job!!

December 28, 2006 by


An NBA coach is hired to be fired, a lesson Mike Fratello just learned from his good friend Jerry West. The Memphis Grizzlies were the first NBA team (and probably not the last) to fire its coach this season. Typically taking over a struggling team in mid-season is an iffy proposition. Bad teams tend to […]

Taking Requests — The Dallas Mavericks

December 28, 2006 by


The Mavericks after 28 games. Okapi asked yesterday for an analysis of the Mavericks this year. After looking at the data there are few surprises about this team. As expected, the Mavericks are one of the better teams in 2006-07. Last year this team was led by Dirk Nowitzki, with help primarily coming from Erick […]

Week Sixteen Quarterback Rankings

December 28, 2006 by


The Week Sixteen Quarterback Rankings The Overall Rankings The Averageness of Young and Leinart ESPN the Magazine has listed the 2006 Rose Bowl as the top story of this past year. The game featured two quarterbacks – Vince Young and Matt Leinart — taken in the top 10 of the 2006 NFL draft. Young and […]