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Ian Levy

  • joined Jan 26, 2010
  • last login Jun 27, 2014
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A Different Flavor For Pacers In The Clutch

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The Pacers crunch time offense has often looked scattered and disorganized, but this season they've found a different route to offensive efficiency at the ends of games.

Pacers Exceled At Turning Turnovers Into Points

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Basketball basics say forcing turnovers on defense creates easier opportunities on offense. New research shows that relationship may not be as strong as we think, but last season the Pacers were...

Pacers' Loss Brings Joy And Pain

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The Pacers' Game 1 loss was excruciatingly close to being a monumental win. But the emotional pain of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory only happens because the Pacers are once again...

Looking For Soft Spots In The Heat Defense

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The Pacers offense has a tiny margin for error in their series against the Heat and their going to need to maximize both creativity and execution. Here are a few ways they could gain an advantage...

Pacers Still Struggling With The Same Questions

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Consistently efficient offense has been the Pacers' biggest challenge this season. They're 90 games in and still haven't found a satisfying solution,.

How The Pacers Found Their Mojo

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After looking despondent and defeated in Atlanta, the Pacers pulled away for a huge Game 5 win at home. Here's how they were able to shake off some of the issues from their last two losses and look...

Creativity and Execution Leading The Pacers

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The Pacers have had their way with the Hawks in the first two games of their playoff series. But their edge has been in more than just talent. They've adjusted their game plan when necessary and...

Pacers Still Lacking Depth

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There is a real split in production for the Pacers starters against their bench units. Is this week the right time to tighten up their rotations?

Pacers Still Struggling Against The Top Tier

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The Pacers record indicates a big turnaround, but the majority of those wins have come against lesser competition.

Pacers Trading Usage For Efficiency

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Danny Granger's absence means several Pacers have to step up, using for more offensive possessions than they have in the past. As their Usage has gone up offensive efficiency has gone down, putting...

Pacers desperately seeking points

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There was a positive blip Friday night against the Mavericks but the Pacers' offense completely broken again Sunday against the Knicks. Where do the Pacers go from here?

Assessing the Pacers First Week

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The Pacers took two of three from the Raptors, Bobcats and Kings during the first week of the season. Those three games were much closer than the Pacers hoped, but what does that tell us about the...

Statistics For Students: The K-12 Analytic Challenge

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The unveiling of the K-12 Analytic Challenge, a project to get students involved with basketball statistics.

76ers' Combinations of Combo Guards

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This is a piece from Hickory-High. The 76ers have plenty of versatility in the backcourt with Holiday, Meeks, Turner and Williams. I took a look at which combinations the Sixers relied on during the regular season and how they performed. I also compared that to what Doug Collins used in Game One. The guard rotation struggled against the Bulls, partially because Collins relied on combos which had shown themselves to be less effective all season long.

Lakers and Nuggets: By The Numbers

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A short video preview of the series from Hickory-High, focusing on some plays and sets that each team might focus on. There's also a stats based preview on the way. We'd love to hear thought or feedback if there's anything we missed!

Lakers and Nuggets: By The Numbers

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This is a video preview of the series from Hickory-High, breaking down some sets each team might focus on. There's also a stats-based preview on the way. Are we missing anything Lakers' fans?

Thunder and Mavs: By The Numbers

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This is a short stats-based preview of the series from Hickory-High. We've also got a video preview up breaking down some of the plays and sets each team might focus on - http://www.hickory-high.com/?p=3880 Anything we're missing here?

Knicks and Heat: By The Numbers

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A short stats-based preview of the series from Hickory-High. We also have a video preview, breaking down some plays and sets each team is likely to use - http://www.hickory-high.com/?p=3870 Only a few hours until game time. Are we missing anything?

Bulls and 76ers: By The Numbers

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This is a short stats-based preview of the series from Hickory-High. We also have a video preview, breaking down some of the sets and plays each team might use - http://www.hickory-high.com/?p=3801 45 minutes to game time. Are we missing anything?

Pacers and Magic: By The Tape

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This is the companion, video-based preview, of the Magic/Pacers going with the stats-based piece I shared yesterday. Lots of clips, on how the Pacers and Magic will look to exploit each other's weaknesses

Indiana Pacers Playoff Preview

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SBNatio Indiana Pacers Playoff Preview

Indiana and Orlando: By The Numbers

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A little stats-based preview on the playoff series with Indy that I did for Hickory-High.

San Antonio and Utah: By The Numbers

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This is a little stats-based preview of the matchup with the Jazz I did for Hickory-High. I'd love a Spurs' perspective if there's anything I missed. Thanks!

San Antonio and Utah: By The Numbers

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This is a little stats based preview of the playoff matchup I did at Hickory-High. I'd love a Jazz fans' perspective if there's anything I missed.

Pacers and Magic: By The Numbers

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A short stats based preview of the playoff series from Hickory-High. There is a video breakdown on the way as well.

Rudy Gay Clutch Scoring

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This is a little chart I put together looking at how player's performance changes from the season as a whole to just clutch situations. Rudy Gay is one of just three players who is taking more shots per 40 minutes in clutch situations, and is also making a higher percentage.

Danny Granger, Getting It Done In The Clutch

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I put together a chart at Hickory-High looking at which players have improved their performance in clutch situations. Danny Granger was one of just three players who is taking more shots, down the stretch in close games, and has also improved his FG% in those situations. There is more on Danny and a few other stars from around the league as well.

Pacers Continue Trend of Feast or Famine

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How have some of the top Pacers' lineups matched up against elite Eastern Conference Teams

How Tyler Hansbrough Got His Groove Back

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A look at how the Pacers can create better opportunities for Tyler Hansbrough.

Pacers Find Depth

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Two hours before game time, I finally pressed publish on my evaluation of the Pacers' trade for Leandro Barbosa. I probably should have held off a little longer. The Pacers just finished decimating...

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