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Pau Gasol, Kobe Bryant, and then nothing much

June 15, 2010 by


Here is a quick table to think about before tonight’s game. The story being told is that Kobe is doing everything he can to win a title but his teammates aren’t helping.  The Wins Produced story is almost the same.  Except the story would be “Pau Gasol and Kobe are doing everything they can to […]

Trading the Ice Capades for Bill Russell

June 15, 2010 by


As the NBA draft approaches, I thought of the story of Red Auerbach’s acquisition of Bill Russell.  This story*– told in “Let Me Tell a Story: A Lifetime in the Game”, the autobiography Auerbach wrote with John Feinstein, (a book I very much recommend and is available for less than $6 at – was […]