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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


Good ridden. F**k that guy.

NBA passing diagram


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


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


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.


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


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.


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'...


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 the past two seasons, and Tony nearly being a Celtic.

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