The NBA begins it’s season this week with 21 General Managers who never played the game professionally. Fourteen of the past fifteen GM hires have been non-players, and most are widely praised for embracing analytics. What is also interesting, soon to be NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, is an advocate […]
If what the Phoenix Suns hierarchy is saying is true,the Suns can win twenty nine-thirty games if Dragic is healthy.###
This is a memo to Sam Hinkie, other analyticals and teams building for the future: According to an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer and other interviews I’ve encountered, Hinkie hopes to build a team from the ground up aided by […]
Let me share with you Wilt’s playoff formula from his book, 1981 “View From Above,” Courtesy of JMK, relentless researcher.
One of the best of Wilt’s notions, […]
Andrei Kirilenko,signed this year by the Brooklyn Nets, took this summer off from basketball; he jogged and lifted weights, instead. Two things will happen because of this: 1) he will be an important piece for the Brooklyn Nets and 2) being injury prone in the past […]
Vontaze Burfict, former ASU football player and now a Cincinnati Bengal, was fined $30,000 by the NFL for two separate “unnecessary roughness” tackles. You all know I am consistent on this: ”You can’t turn them.”
Check Map # 17 on DEADSPIN.COM and you will find the highest paid employee in Arizona is a Basketball Coach, I would be very surprised if it were not Sean Miller, head Basketball Coach of the University of Arizona. He hit the big time coming from Xavier University in […]