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Assigning Blame in Phoenix

February 5, 2009 by


The Suns are setting.  Across the past four seasons the Phoenix Suns have averaged 58 regular season wins a year.  After 47 games in 2008-09 the team has only won 26 times.  This puts the Sun on pace to only win 45 games.  All NBA observers can see this record and I think all can […]

Can Kevin Durant Be the MIP?

February 3, 2009 by


Basketball players tend to be relatively consistent.  At least relative to what we see in baseball and football (and some aspects of hockey), what you see from an NBA player in the past is generally what you will see in the future. Thankfully, though, there are exceptions (after all, if there were never any changes […]

Every Player at the Midpoint of the 2008-09 Season

February 1, 2009 by


Last week every single team finally played its 41st game in the 2008-09 season.  Consequently, I was able to analyze every player and every team at the season’s midpoint.  And although there are many stories this data set could tell, I thought I would just post the data.  So without further introduction, here is the […]