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twotonkatrucks

  • joined Feb 10, 2013
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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twotonkatrucks is a total nerd.

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Playoff Game Thread: Round 2 Sunday May, 11

I didn't see one of these for today so I made one for those interested in discussing today's games. If there is one already let me know in the comments and I'll remove this. I guess the consensus...

Sterling banned for life

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Good ridden. F**k that guy.

NBA passing diagram

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This is a pretty infographic on passing between starters of each team. My only comment is, pass to Kawhi more often dammit!

Edward Tufte on Sports Analytics

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Tufte is one of my heroes. His classic books on data visualization, like the seminal Visual Display of Quantitative Information, has had a huge impact on me. So I was pleasantly surprised to find this nice summary of his talk at the MIT Sloan Conference. Hopefully there's other Tufte fans out there.

Sacramento Kings accepts bitcoins

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Interesting. But, it seems a bit of a risky venture. Bitcoin is still quite volatile. Although, I could see it as motivated by marketing purposes.

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Sports Illustrated's Popovich Profile Now Online

I suppose this should really go under fanshots but, I'm not sure anyone really looks at them and I think this is worth the extra exposure. This is a great profile on Gregg Popovich mostly told...

Grantland article on R.C. Buford

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Excellent article on R.C. Buford and his family's adoption of Cameroonian basketball prospect. It also goes into history of basketball recruitment in Africa. Definitely worth a read if you have time.

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Statistical Excursions: Life without Tony Edition

This is a first in what I intend to be an occasional series of posts that explores aspects of Spurs' performance in a semi-rigorous way (as rigorous as data would allow). Pop described Spurs'...

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Tony Parker on Grantland TV

Bill Simmons interviewed Tony Parker for a chat for his podcast over at Grantland. Topics covered include, Tony's perennial underrated status, whether Spurs disappointing exit from the playoff in...

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