Hal Brown

  • joined Feb 28, 2013
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
  • posts 85
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MFFL and generally avid basketball addict.

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  • NBA Dallas Mavericks
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Fan Fiction Friday: The Poison Game


We at Mavs Moneyball discovered the real cause behind Dirk's "sick game" in the finals.

Statsketball: Champ Week and Dallas' Offense


A look at what made the Mavericks Championship team statistically unique

Parsons and Dallas' remaining questions


The signing of Chandler Parsons saved Dallas' offseason, but there are still a lot of questions regarding what this team will look like and what they still need to do.

Dallas to acquire Bulls backup center Greg Smith


Chicago will send the young journeyman to Dallas in an effort to clear space for their anticipated Pau Gasol signing.

A Cap Update, or, a Handsome Game of Chess


With the news that the Mavericks are looking to levy an offer sheet to Chandler Parsons of the Houston Rockets, an update on the Mavericks' cap situation

Statsketball: Best value free agents for the Mavs


Good teams have two things in common: stars, and very good players who provide excellent value per dollar. I look at the best value signings for the Mavericks of this free agency.

What to make of the Tyson trade


As the dust settles from the news that Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton have been acquired for Shane Larkin, Sam Dalembert, Wayne Ellington, Jose Calderon, and the 34th and 51st picks, I examine...

The Case for Jusuf Nurkic


Nurkic, a center prospect from Bosnia, could be a steal for the Mavericks if they're willing to trade up in the draft to get him.

Right point guard, wrong time


The point guard the Mavs have been dreaming of, who hits the market right when he doesn't fit

Statsketball: Lancing Free Agency


The last edition of the Statsketball subseries breaking down the big free agent spots of need for the Mavericks

Statsketball: The Center of Free Agency


Continuing with the series started two weeks ago, I look at the statistical profile of the top centers in this free agency season.

2014 Mavs salary cap breakdown


As free agency approaches, a look at what the Maverick's financial situation will be this offseason

Player Review: Sam "Pizza Hands" Dalembert


He was the center the Mavericks needed, not the one they deserved

Statsketball: The Wings of Free Agency


The Mavericks' season is over, and so Statsketball is back. This week, I'm looking at the statistical profile of the biggest free agent candidates, and in particular, the wing players the Mavericks...

Standing in the Shadow of Titans


Two old rivals face each other again in a moment that will live long after the whistle sounds and the lights of the arena dim.

Dallas Mavericks Lose First Round Series


After a grueling slough of a series, the Mavericks fall to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7: Spurs 119, Mavs 96.

QUOTEBOARD: "We just gotta make it tough"


After a devastating loss that put the Mavericks behind 3-2 in the series and facing elimination, all of the players and coaches had thoughts to share.

VINCE WINS IT, Mavs take series lead



Monta: "We needed this, by any means necessary"


After Game 2 of the first round of the playoffs in San Antonio, the Mavericks and Spurs had some words.

The Hangover: Game One Reactions


Game 1 is over, and we're dealing with the hangover here at Mavs Moneyball. Here are our thoughts.

Talkng Spurs with 48 Minutes of Hell

Matthew Tynan, friend of the site and Spurs blogger extraordinare, was kind enough to stop by and answer a few questions about tonight's Mavs-Spurs game.

Four-Pointer: Previewing the San Antonio Spurs

The Mavs start their final homestand against their in-state rivals, and the playoffs are very much still on the line.

Statsketball: The Final Playoff Push


Looking at the last 4 games of the season and what each one means to the Mavericks' season

Brandan Wright is still a badass


After a drop in enthusiasm towards him as the season has gone on, here's a friendly reminder that Brandan Wright is still awesome.

Statsketball: Playoff Matchup Predictions


My attempt to predict how the Mavericks are likely to fare against their possible first round matchups.

Statsketball: Is Dallas Playoff Ready?


As the Mavs get into the thick of the hunt for a bottom three playoff seed, I take a look at this Mavericks squad statistically to see how they're doing.

Dallas ices Portland, 103-98


In a game that was far more exciting than it should have been, the Mavs beat the Blazers 103-98

Statsketball: MoreyBall and Dirk Nowitzki


In an NBA where analytics are the future, the game won't get less fun, but we may find that what excites us is changing.

Statsketball: Updating the Playoff Odds


Following the All-Star Weekend, and headed into the end of the season, another look at how the Western Conference playoff picture is shaping up.

Statsketball: A New Age of Statistics


Exploring the implications of Kirk Goldsberry and Harvard Statistics' "Expected Play Value."

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