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I love 1-year contracts...
Commented on Timberwolves Reach Agreement with Mo Williams on Free Agent Contract on Jul 28 2014, 5:24p - 1 reply
I would recommend one of Sarah Hrdy's books:
Commented on Lynx Defeat Silver Stars, Love on our Minds on Jul 27 2014, 1:38a
I am rarely more qualified for a topic on Hoopus.
Commented on Lynx Defeat Silver Stars, Love on our Minds on Jul 27 2014, 12:55a - 3 replies
You know those awkward spam-bots that pop up in the comments section of articles saying something like:
Commented on Lynx Defeat Silver Stars, Love on our Minds on Jul 26 2014, 6:42p - 2 replies
How can you tell? He covered his face!
Commented on Lynx Defeat Silver Stars, Love on our Minds on Jul 26 2014, 5:05p - 1 reply
Don't go knocking me out of anything over it.
Commented on Lynx Defeat Silver Stars, Love on our Minds on Jul 26 2014, 5:04p - 1 reply
You guys were bad enough with the silly opinions about your basketball team.
Commented on Lynx Defeat Silver Stars, Love on our Minds on Jul 26 2014, 5:01p - 1 reply
Where do I sign up for my check?
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 26 2014, 10:06a - 1 reply
...
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 4:57p - 1 reply
Most of us strongly agree with all of that...
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 1:26p - 1 reply
??
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 1:23p
I cant think of any readily available source..
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 1:21p - 1 reply
And D-Wade became less impactful when paired with LeBron.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 1:16p - 1 reply
You don't get it.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 1:12p - 1 reply
Then explain why him being on the court allows opponents to score nearly 3.5 more points per 100?
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:58p - 1 reply
The fact that PGs are at an advantage when attacking does not matter.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:55p - 3 replies
High-usage players typically look worse next to better players.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:47p
I wouldn't grant him that.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:45p - 2 replies
Maybe after their respective rookie seasons...
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:43p
I like how you managed to slip in Kyrie = Blake Griffin.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:40p - 2 replies
I doubt it.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:34p - 2 replies
So exactly like at Kansas.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 12:30p
You know he is the guy who orders "the salad bar" b/c all-you-can-eat is a better value...
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 11:12a - 3 replies
Not a good first developmental step when your biggest problem is failing to facilitate.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 10:51a
I didn't get to watch any of the Summer League.
Commented on Kevin Love Holding Pattern, Lynx in Action on Jul 25 2014, 10:42a - 12 replies
Is Blatt planning on running a lot of 2-3 zone?
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 5:52p - 2 replies
Malthusian overpopulation fear is the most unkillable idea this side of "clutch".
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 5:17p - 1 reply
FWIW...
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 5:01p - 3 replies
That, and the fact that his late-season play was much more impressive than him minutes and gross production.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:48p
RAPM hated him and he didn't get minutes until very late.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:36p - 1 reply
Yeah. He will be in the league.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:35p
I include a "dropout" threshold based on the % of players that graduate from each age-class into the next...
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:27p - 1 reply
More context:
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:22p - 1 reply
It is part of the DV from my model.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:15p
No, next 5.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:14p
I still think Ricky can improve, but this doesn't affect my opinion much.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:14p
More statsy stuff...
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 3:09p - 5 replies
"Nah'May"
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:56p
I should note...
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:47p - 1 reply
Correct.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:45p
Will you accept "I don't know" for now?
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:32p - 1 reply
These are the minutes-weighted mean EWP across all seasons (even those after drafted.. ex: Sabonis only projected on his 39-year-old season)
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:25p - 1 reply
Yes... but Euro-scouting has come a long long way since then.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:20p - 1 reply
Capela is the big surprise for me, considering the other models loved him.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:16p - 1 reply
Yes.
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:15p
Been out of communication for awhile, but I come bearing stats!
Commented on Thursday Musings: The Bulls' Offer, Who is Zarko Djurisic? on Jul 24 2014, 2:08p - 12 replies
He uniquely deficient bad in something where the pattern is "less is worse"..
Commented on Summer League: Bulls crush Wolves 107-73 on Jul 17 2014, 5:15a
The team context puts McD's awful defensive numbers in a better light...
Commented on Summer League: Bulls crush Wolves 107-73 on Jul 16 2014, 1:26a - 1 reply
I like that he is showing comfort facilitating.
Commented on Summer League: Bulls crush Wolves 107-73 on Jul 16 2014, 1:17a
Damn. Internet too slow to watch any of this.
Commented on NBA Las Vegas Summer League: Timberwolves vs. Bulls on Jul 15 2014, 4:48p
Height is a pretty coefficient in the prior for xRAPM/RPM...
Commented on Ricky Rubio contract situation- why Dan Fegan asking for max doesn't matter on Jul 15 2014, 4:31p
The quality of PGs in the league is absolutely ridiculous right now.
Commented on Ricky Rubio contract situation- why Dan Fegan asking for max doesn't matter on Jul 15 2014, 1:32p - 2 replies
See...
Commented on Ricky Rubio contract situation- why Dan Fegan asking for max doesn't matter on Jul 15 2014, 1:24p - 1 reply
Differing opinions on prospects and back-room dealings are one thing....
Commented on Ricky Rubio contract situation- why Dan Fegan asking for max doesn't matter on Jul 15 2014, 1:11p - 1 reply
Hardaway had a surprisingly good year in many ways.
Commented on Ricky Rubio contract situation- why Dan Fegan asking for max doesn't matter on Jul 15 2014, 12:49p - 2 replies
Fouls and turnovers are the "shit" your team actually doesn't want though.
Commented on Musings from Las Vegas Summer League: The Concerns with Zach LaVine on Jul 15 2014, 11:26a - 1 reply
I've been told I look like a Cassell/Kaman hybrid myself.
Commented on Lynx Win, Summer Wolves Lose, Germany Wins World Cup on Jul 15 2014, 10:05a - 1 reply
I recommend Draftexpress.com for NCAA stats.
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 15 2014, 10:02a
Seems like season totals...
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 15 2014, 9:50a - 1 reply
Probably weren't lies.
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 15 2014, 9:48a - 1 reply
Are per-minute stats, or hell even negative consequence (i.e. TOs and Misses) still considered "advanced" at this point?
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 15 2014, 9:41a - 1 reply
Blatt.
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 6:29p - 2 replies
3pnt shooting improved a ton.
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 6:28p - 1 reply
I think so.
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 6:25p - 4 replies
It is true, the picks are definitely the meat of the deal...
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 6:15p - 1 reply
I think more than most fanboards
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 6:07p - 2 replies
That is a reasonable... but completely unrelated argument.
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 6:00p - 1 reply
That was pretty patronizing. I apologize.
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 5:55p - 1 reply
Williams wasn't as bad as Bennett...
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 5:40p - 1 reply
Try here:
Commented on Would Wiggins be enough? on Jul 14 2014, 5:39p - 1 reply
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