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Quick Thoughts on the Melo Trade

February 21, 2011 by


Carmelo Anthony is going to the Knicks.  Finally.  Here are the details (as reported by The New York Knicks Receive: Carmelo Anthony Chauncey Billups Shelden Williams Anthony Carter Renaldo Balkman Corey Brewer The Denver Nuggets Receive: Raymond Felton Wilson Chandler Danilo Gallinari Timofey Mozgov First Round Pick in 2014 (plus other picks, cash, and […]

Who Are the Title Contenders at the All-Star Break? Hint: Maybe not the Mavericks (or the Lakers?)

February 21, 2011 by


The following table reports the regular season efficiency differential (offensive efficiency minus defensive efficiency) of the 37 teams that have won an NBA title since 1974. Some quick observations from this table: these 37 title teams averaged a 6.5 efficiency differential and 59 regular season wins 15 team led the league in efficiency differential (offensive efficiency […]