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Putting Glen Davis in the Starting Line-Up is not an Opportunity in Disguise

January 1, 2011 by


Glen Davis – of the Boston Celtics – celebrated his 25th birthday on New Year’s Day.  And that means – if you have read Stumbling on Wins – that we shouldn’t expect Mr. Davis to get much better as an NBA player (players tend to reach their peak performance in their mid-20s).  And that means […]

Kevin Love, Allocating Minutes in Minnesota, and Frequently Asked Questions

January 1, 2011 by


A few days ago I was asked by Benjamin Polk – from A Wolf Among Wolves – to look into how the Timberwolves were allocating minutes.  Ben’s story was posted at TrueHoop, and then a follow-up story was posted at A Wolf Among Wolves. The follow-up story noted that Kevin Love is immensely productive. and […]