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for Terry Stotts (Coach of the Year)
Voted on Apr 19 2014, 2:36a
I cheated, and still only got 13/19 correct.
Commented on Sporcle Fridays: Most pitching appearances on Apr 18 2014, 1:24p
In basketball, as in life, it's the matchups....
Commented on Playbook Breakdown: How Can The Blazers Upset The Rockets? on Apr 18 2014, 12:09p
You are thinking of Andrew McCarthy...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: The Other Side of the Story on Apr 17 2014, 9:05a
Dorell plays small...
Commented on Final: Blazers Sink the Clippers 110-104, Win 54th Game on Apr 17 2014, 2:51a - 1 reply
I left Mo out on purpose, simply because he is likely to opt out, and likely not to affect his 2014/15 season status (much) with his play in this series...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 5:56p - 1 reply
The data is certainly being generated that can answer the question...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 5:53p
I erred with my interjection...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 4:31p - 1 reply
If the Blazers win, it will be an upset...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 4:20p - 1 reply
The Blazers are going to have to hang their hat on variance...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 4:12p
Try vorped.com for shot charts...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 4:09p - 1 reply
I was overcome by quiet chuckling, on that one...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 3:56p
I most certainly like the Blazers' chances if Aldridge plays the best basketball of his career...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 3:54p
Sooo....
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 2:47p - 1 reply
Volume vs. Percentage
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup on Apr 16 2014, 2:39p - 2 replies
Bryant had a so-so rookie campaign...
Commented on Nigel Williams-Goss to the NBA? on Apr 13 2014, 5:01p - 1 reply
Well, the stat does show that Rubio's value is in his defense...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Preview on Apr 13 2014, 4:48p
Well, Kahn didn't help the T'Wolves in the playoffs...or get to the playoffs...
Commented on Freeman: Blazers F/C Joel Freeland (Knee) Targets Sunday Return on Apr 13 2014, 3:35p
Take those stats with a grain of salt...
Commented on Freeman: Blazers F/C Joel Freeland (Knee) Targets Sunday Return on Apr 13 2014, 3:29p
Once his meniscus was removed, the complications drove his injury status...
Commented on Freeman: Blazers F/C Joel Freeland (Knee) Targets Sunday Return on Apr 13 2014, 3:28p
Can't NWG go undrafted and still return, so long as he doesn't hire an agent and pays his own travel to team tryouts?
Commented on Nigel Williams-Goss to the NBA? on Apr 13 2014, 1:23a - 1 reply
David Stern retired because of what's happening...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Preview on Apr 13 2014, 1:16a
Don't know quite what to make of the stat, yet...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Preview on Apr 13 2014, 1:09a - 1 reply
Roy wasn't rushed back...
Commented on Freeman: Blazers F/C Joel Freeland (Knee) Targets Sunday Return on Apr 12 2014, 9:53p - 1 reply
for The best
Voted on Apr 11 2014, 4:08p
for >.330
Voted on Apr 9 2014, 12:54a
The Seahawks' passing attack probably will evolve a bit to accommodate Harvin's talents, but assuming a similar number of receptions going forward, the current group of receivers could easily suffice:
Commented on Ranking every WR unit in the NFL: Seahawks have talent, still need more depth on Apr 8 2014, 6:38p - 1 reply
The data does require some analysis...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 6:06p - 1 reply
Maybe...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 3:08p - 1 reply
The same pages list the Minutes Played as such:
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 3:05p - 1 reply
Giving up a higher eFG% in spite of the fact that fewer shots are taken inside is a bad thing...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 3:02p - 1 reply
My gyrocopter objects...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 2:58p
Again - the stat is not iFG%, it's iFG...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 2:57p - 1 reply
It's not iFG%, it's "iFG", or percentage of shots taken inside...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 2:55p - 2 replies
iFG is the percentage of shots taken inside, by opponents...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 2:17p - 1 reply
All the playoff teams have such tendencies, though...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 1:24p - 1 reply
Ironically, Stotts could become a victim of his own success...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 1:20p - 1 reply
Wouldn't it be more insane to assume Stotts will get a free pass regardless of results?
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 1:16p - 1 reply
Opponents shoot more outside against Matthews than against Lillard/Williams/Batum...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 1:06p - 1 reply
Matthews on Parsons is a terrible matchup for the Blazers...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 12:53p - 1 reply
Stotts' will have his chance to prove he belongs in the playoffs...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 12:50p - 1 reply
The playoffs could be a factor...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA Playoffs and a Date with the Houston Rockets on Apr 8 2014, 12:42p - 1 reply
Blazers won't the starting 5, of course...
Commented on Blazers Bump Up In Week 23 NBA Power Rankings on Apr 8 2014, 12:24a - 1 reply
Mixed greens can be good...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Blazers Clinch Playoffs With Win on Apr 7 2014, 3:30p - 1 reply
Here in Portland?
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Blazers Clinch Playoffs With Win on Apr 7 2014, 3:29p
Singling Meyers out from that group isn't assigning enough blame to enough players...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Blazers Clinch Playoffs With Win on Apr 7 2014, 11:12a - 2 replies
You mean "frozen raisin bread dough with a bake-by date"?
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Blazers Clinch Playoffs With Win on Apr 7 2014, 11:08a
Add French pastries to that list...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Blazers Clinch Playoffs With Win on Apr 7 2014, 11:05a - 1 reply
for Chris Petersen
Voted on Apr 6 2014, 12:38a
Not an issue of fault, per se...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns Preview on Apr 4 2014, 5:04p
If Plumlee isn't on the floor, who is Lopez guarding?
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns Preview on Apr 4 2014, 5:01p - 2 replies
Lillard should only get half the blame...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns Preview on Apr 4 2014, 4:56p - 3 replies
for I'm an engineer I need more data before I can assign him somewhere on the emotional response matrix
Voted on Apr 4 2014, 3:44p
Dragic has outperformed his contract...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns Preview on Apr 4 2014, 3:37p - 1 reply
Lillard is putting the whole "exposure" issue to rest, for Portland
Commented on Haynes: Blazers G Damian Lillard "Close" To Re-Signing With Adidas on Apr 2 2014, 3:12p - 2 replies
That SBKRT was acquired by trade, silly...
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 4:09p
for 90+ games
Voted on Mar 31 2014, 8:12p
...and then don't hire another coach.
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies: Blazers Get Monkey Off Back With Win on Mar 31 2014, 7:08p - 1 reply
Millions of dollars for whom?
Commented on Northwestern Football Players, CAPA win the First Round on Mar 27 2014, 9:16a - 1 reply
Great read.
Commented on Tanking in the NBA: A Broad Systemic Approach on Mar 24 2014, 9:17a
for Felix/Paxton/Wolf/Ramirez/Elias
Voted on Mar 23 2014, 8:13a
Yeah...
Commented on Lowe: What's Wrong With Blazers? on Mar 22 2014, 9:26a - 1 reply
bad manners, Gman
Commented on Blazer's Edge Videocast: Would you choose Nicolas Batum or Wesley Matthews? on Mar 20 2014, 4:04p - 1 reply
It would be really nice to have November Wes back.
Commented on Blazer's Edge Videocast: Would you choose Nicolas Batum or Wesley Matthews? on Mar 20 2014, 3:45a - 1 reply
I hope you are right...
Commented on Blazer's Edge Videocast: Would you choose Nicolas Batum or Wesley Matthews? on Mar 20 2014, 3:44a - 2 replies
You really shouldn't focus on attacking the data...it was presented in good faith and from a good source:
Commented on Blazer's Edge Videocast: Would you choose Nicolas Batum or Wesley Matthews? on Mar 20 2014, 2:55a - 2 replies
Wes has achieved 40% or better exactly one month this season...
Commented on Blazer's Edge Videocast: Would you choose Nicolas Batum or Wesley Matthews? on Mar 20 2014, 12:56a
Nitpicking details (incorrectly) isn't the same thing as arguing Wes 3pt% is not an issue of concern:
Commented on Blazer's Edge Videocast: Would you choose Nicolas Batum or Wesley Matthews? on Mar 20 2014, 12:46a - 3 replies
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