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How Bad will the Washington Wizards Be Next Season?

September 14, 2010 by


Ted Leonsis became the new owner of the Washington Wizards a few months ago. The team he now leads won only 26 games in 2009-10. But through the quirks of the bouncing lottery balls, the Wizards managed to land the number one pick in the 2010 NBA draft. And with John Wall now leading the […]

Minnesota Sets an Example

September 13, 2010 by


The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they will not contend for a title in 2011.  How many other teams should be this honest with their fans?   – DJ

Explaining the Rule that Kept the Lions from Winning Today

September 12, 2010 by


For those who don’t follow the Detroit Lions (and I assume that is everyone in this forum except the person writing), the Lions apparently got robbed today.  Watch the following clip and tell me if you think this is a catch:  Just to be clear, the actual rule is that a player has only caught […]

A Weekend Tour Around the Wages of Wins Network

September 11, 2010 by


Our tour around the Wages of Wins Network begins at Courtside Analysis.  First, Ty Willihnganz offers an Updated Team USA Win Chart, as well as commentary on Team USA vs. Russia.  Ty then observes: The Four Factors are just Win Score by another name To encourage everyone to read this last post, here is Ty’s entire comment […]

Remember Baby Jordan?

September 10, 2010 by


Once upon a time there was a player named Baby Jordan.  Today that same player – Harold Miner – is 39 years old and unemployed in Las Vegas.   But don’t feel sorry for Miner.  There is a very good reason why he is unemployed.  To see this reason, let’s review the Miner story (as […]

Did Race Play a Role in Donovan McNabb’s Departure from Philadelphia?

September 9, 2010 by


When the Philadelphia Eagles take the field this Sunday, a familiar face will not be seen. After eleven seasons, Donovan McNabb will no longer be the quarterback for the Eagles. As an Eagle, McNabb posted some impressive numbers. To see this, let’s just look at the records McNabb set for the Eagles (courtesy of McNabb’s […]

Dreaming of Denver Moves

September 7, 2010 by


Ben Fenton is currently a law student at the University of Arizona.  He is originally from New York and grew up a Knicks fan.  He moved to Denver in high school and spent his first couple years in Colorado actively rooting against the Nuggets.  But as the Knicks somehow got progressively worse each year while […]

Kevin Durant is Leading Team USA (and Kevin Love is helping)

September 6, 2010 by


Mosi Platt – of “Miami Heat Index” – has offered another fascinating look at Team USA at Bleacher Report.  Once again, this is fascinating because it uses Wins Produced (always great) it has a slide show And it offers analysis that is somewhat different (but not completely different) from what Ty Willihnganz of Courtside Analyst […]

Ty Willihnganz Comments Twice on Team USA

September 5, 2010 by


The major basketball story these days is the adventures of Team USA at the World Championships.  For coverage of this story, I am going to turn the forum over to Ty Willihnganz of Courtside Analyst.   As he noted a few days ago, Ty was not initially impressed after watching Team USA take on Croatia.  And […]

Team Kobe vs. Team Rodman

September 3, 2010 by


Ethan Sherwood Strauss – of Warriors World Net – recently asked me the following question: “Who would win, five prime Dennis Rodmans vs. five prime Kobe Bryants?” For my answer, let’s just review all of Ethan’s post: Because it’s September and because the Dubs are daring me to conjure something about Rodney Carney, I asked […]