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So What Happened to Boston? and Can Detroit Get to the Finals?

May 20, 2008 by


In the regular season the Celtics scored 107.4 points per 100 possessions while only allowing 96.4.  The team’s efficiency differential – offensive efficiency (107.4) minus defensive efficiency (96.4)-of 10.95 was the best mark since the Chicago Bulls differential of 13.00 and 11.61 seen in 1995-96 and 1996-97 respectively.  In fact, other than these two Chicago […]

Competitive Imbalance Continues in the NBA

May 20, 2008 by


The following NBA cities have never hosted an NBA championship parade: Atlanta, Charlotte, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, East Rutherford (New Jersey), Indianapolis, Memphis, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, and Toronto.  In all, of the 29 cities hosting a team, 14 – or 48.3% — have never won a title. If we focus on […]