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Blaz06Draft

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Meyers Leonard a Good Rebounder

Meyers Leonard is a good rebounder when he get time to play. This year, he played more than 10 minutes in a game 17 times, according to his game logs. During those games, he rebounded at a...

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Rockets Score More Points, Lead 80% of Time, and LOSE SERIES!

Most important series stat: Portland 4, Houston 2 Total points scored: Houston 672, Portland 670 Most curious series stat = Time leading the game: Houston 3:24:29, Portland 54:17. That's right....

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Only Dame and Big O

Damian Lillard and Oscar Robertson are the only players in NBA playoff history to average 25 points, 6 assists, and 6 rebounds while playing in their first or second season. Both did it in their...

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Blazers Lead 3-1, Rockets Ahead 80% of Time

This playoff series has been fantastic! The Blazers hold a 3-1 edge, but the games have been close: three OTs! But an amazing stat is that Houston has led nearly 80% of the time that either team...

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The Rare Company That LaMarcus Keeps

LaMarcus' streak of two playoff games with 43 or more points puts him in rare company. Here is the list of everyone that has done it. It has been done 17 times by 11 different players. Jerry...

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LaMarcus and Damain: Performances for the Ages

In game 1, LaMarcus and Damian both delivered performances that were among the best in NBA history. Only Hakeem and LeBron had games with equal or better stats. For LaMarcus, it's all playoff...

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Blazers Bench Is Responsible for 85% of Team's Improvement

The improvement in the Blazers bench is key to success this season. Here is a summary of team scoring stats from hoopsstats.com. These stats are through 47 games. Last year, as a team, we were...

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LA's Game Among the Greatest Ever

LaMarcus put up astounding numbers vs the Nuggets last night: 44 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 blocks. Basketball-Reference.com shows that there have been only 13 games with these our...

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NBA Top Teams Win-Loss Records Against Each Other

We're closing in on the midpoint of the season. Most teams have played 38-41 games. Where do the NBA's top teams stand in terms of head-to-head competition? This gives some indication of how...

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Blazer Starter Hollinger "Value Added" Rankings

ESPN has ratings by position of NBA players using Hollinger's "value added," or VORP (Value Over Replacement Player). The definition appears at the bottom. Using these ratings: Aldridge ranks #2...

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Blazer Team Stats Grades: A++ Thru F--

Let's give grades for where the Blazers stand among the 30 NBA teams. Each grade represents 20% of the teams in the league. For example, if the Blazers rank 15th in the league, they receive a C...

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Blazers: 3 Point Attempt Yields 50% More Points Than 2 Point Attempt

League-wide, shooters are hitting 35.8% of their three pointers. Since a 3-pointer is worth 1.5 times a 2-pointer, the EFG% of a three point shot is 53.7%. Compare this to the 48.1% FG% for...

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Blazer Wins and Playoff Seeds: Info and Poll

The Blazers have won 21 games, with 57 games to go. We don't know what the future holds as far as total wins for the season, but looking to history can give us some insight. The table below shows...

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Blazers and Stotts: 3-Point Masters

The NBA game has changed from the Charles Barkley you can't win with jump shooting era. It's now a 3-point shot league, both offensively and defensively. League-wide, every 3-point shot attempted...

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Damian = Most Clutch Superstar

Damian Lillard is the most clutch superstar in the league. There are seven teams that currently have records indicating they are a force to be reckoned with in the playoffs. My measure of this is...

Historic Game for Blazers: 3P & Assists

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Last night's game against Philadelphia was an historic one for the Blazers. They are the only team in NBA history to hit 21 or more 3-pointers and have 41 or more assists in one game.

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Blazer Team Stat Grades, 1/4 Season

The Blazers have played 21 games, so the season is one-fourth over. Let's give grades for where they stand among the 30 NBA teams. Each grade represents 20% of the teams in the league. For...

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Blazer Scoring Against Stingy Defenses

The Blazers have played five of the top eight teams in the league in defensive points allowed. These teams allow an average of 92.7 points per game (PPG) to teams other than the Blazers. In five...

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Blazer Team Stats Grades, One-Sixth of Way Thru Season

We are one-sixth of the way thru the season. After fourteen games in the 2013-2014 season, the Blazers have reeled off ten straight victories, and are 12-2. They are clearly the most...

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Blazers Team Rankings After 10 Games

From Hoopsstats.com, based upon Efficiency, which is GOOD THINGS MINUS BAD THINGS: ((Points + Rebounds + Assists + Steals + Blocks) - (Field goal misses + Free throw misses + Turnovers) These...

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Blazers Bench Scoring Improvement is Reason for Early Season Success

The improvement in the Blazers bench is key to their early season success. Here is a summary of team scoring stats from hoopsstats.com. These stats are through 8 games, which is the first 10% of...

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Blazer Team Stats Grades

After seven games in the 2013-2014 season, the Blazers are surprisingly 5-2. Only one team in the East – undefeated Indiana – and two teams in the West – San Antonio and Oklahoma City – have...

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Bench Scoring as the Key to the Blazers 2013-2014 Season

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Barton's Historic Game

Will Barton's 22-13-6-3 game was historic for rookies. Only two other players in NBA history have done it: * Charles Oakley in 1986: 35-26-7-3 * Grant Hill in in 1985: 33-16-8-3 Both were...

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Lillard Progress Report vs Best Rookie PGs of Last Decade

In July, after the Blazers drafted Damian Lillard, I reported on a detailed statistical analysis that looked at the performances of the best rookie point guards of the last ten years to provide...

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Lillard and Ten Years of Rookie NBA Point Guards

I looked at basketball-reference.com for stats on rookie NBA point guards for the past ten years to get a handle on what we might expect from Damian Lillard ("Demon Lizard") in his rookie season. ...

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Mock Draft "Consensus" for 6th Pick

Walterfootball.com has a database of 75 mock drafts for 2012. It lists picks 1 thru 5. If you assume there are six clear BPAs: Davis, Kidd-Gilchrest, Robinson, Beal, Barnes, and Drummond, then by...

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Blazers Lead League in RPI (Winning % & Strength of Schedule)

NBA.com's team stats show the thru today, the Blazers have the highest RPI (Relative Percent Index) in the league. The RPI is an index that factors in a team's winning percentage and its strength...

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Roster: Significant Upgrade Over One Year Ago

December 17, one year ago, was when BRoy missed the first game of what eventually became a career-ending degradation of his knees. The team went 36-20 for the rest of the season, without BRoy and...

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Blazers Have Much Better Record Than Mavs Against Western Playoff Teams CORRECTED

I CORRECTED THIS IN RESPONSE TO A COMMENT, WHICH POINTED OUT THAT THE LOSS TO THE LAKERS ON FEB 26 WAS AT HOME, NOT AWAY.  STILL SAME BASIC CONCLUSION: BLAZERS ARE 0.625 AGAINST WESTERN CONFERENCE...

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