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A Quick Note on the Trail Blazers Rash of Injuries

December 23, 2009 by


Yesterday I noted that the Rockets losing their top three scorers from 2008-09 did not appear to dramatically impact the team’s fortunes this year.  Yes, the Rockets are not quite as good as last year.  But the loss of Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady, and Ron Artest is only expected to cost the Rockets about seven […]

A Quick Note on Aging in the NBA

December 23, 2009 by


David Biderman of the Wall Street Journal has a short story today on the aging of NBA players.  The article notes that the peak age – or the point where player stop improving – is around 24 or 25 years of age.  Biderman’s source for this story is some economist from Southern Utah University. The […]