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vjl110

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  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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Andrew Wiggins: Embracing Optimism

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Despite a slightly disappointing freshman season at Kansas from a statistical point of view, there are legitimate reasons to be excited about the future of Andrew Wiggins.

Optimism and Pessimism on Timberwolves Draft

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vjl110 considers the pros and cons of Zach LaVine and Glenn Robinson III.

NBA Draft: All of vjl110's Data in One Place

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Below is vjl's draft cheat sheet for tomorrow's NBA draft. Study it. Learn it. So we know how bitter our tears should be.

Sunday Prospect Watch

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This is just a quick heads up about the NBA prospects to keep your eyes on during this afternoon's NCAA games.

What Does "Potential" Mean?

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"Potential" is a word that gets used a lot by media, fans, and evaluators when considering NBA draftees. But what does it mean? vjl110 investigates.

The (Ir)Relevance of Early Hype for NBA Prospects

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vjl110 is back with thoughts on the meaning of pre-college hype for draft prospects.

Lottery Picks: Early Returns

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Age-based expectations for rookies based on first year performance.

vjl110's Early Season Draft Prospects

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vjl110 is back with an early season look at some of the top college prospects for the 2014 draft.

vjl110's Best 2013 Prospects

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vjl110 wraps up his 2013 draft coverage by giving us his top 14 overall and his top players at each position.

vjl110 tells teams who to draft. They won't listen

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After all the number crunching, which players make the most sense for each team in the lottery?

The Complete vjl110 2013 Draft Data

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vjl110 presents us with his combined efforts in one place below, which allow us to examine 2013 draftees through several different measurable lenses. We'll keep this handy for reference throughout...

vjl110's 2013 draft player comparisons

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Best and worst case scenarios, plus physical comparisons for 2013 draft prospects.

2013 Draft Preview: The Big Board

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The series concludes by bringing everyone together and a quick look at the foreign draft eligibles.

2013 Draft Preview: Centers

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Nerlens Noel, Kelly Olynyk and the other centers by the numbers.

2013 Draft Preview: Power Forwards

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Cody Zeller, Anthony Bennett and the rest of the power forwards by the numbers.

2013 Draft Preview: Small Forwards

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Otto Porter, Reggie Bullock and the other small forwards by the numbers.

2013 Draft Preview: Shooting Guards

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Shooting Guards: One of the first things that I noticed when I started playing around predicting NBA performance from collegiate performance was that not all skills translate equally. The...

2013 Draft Preview: Point Guards

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This is the first installment of my 2013 draft projections. For an explanation of the models involved, I refer you to Monday's post. I recommend you at least scan that article to help interpret...

NBA Draft Projection Model

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Outline and past results of two regression-based draft projection models. Player ratings for the 2013 draft class to follow throughout this week.

Draft Projecting at the All-Star Break

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Lots of draft talk lately. A depressing reminder that this season is turning out to be much like the last decade of Wolves seasons than what many including myself expected. That said, old habits...

New York Knicks: Statistical Skepticism

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Offensive efficiency of 110.3 (2nd in NBA), defensive efficiency of 102.6 (14th in NBA), and efficiency differential of 7.76 (3rd in NBA) The Knicks currently have the 5th best record in the...

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Wolves vs. Pacers Preview

Indiana hasn’t undergone any significant changes since last season. This makes them an easy team to discuss in the opening weeks. While players are certain to develop/decline and the addition of...

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Kevin Love Injured: Where do we stand now?

About two weeks ago I finished a statistical survey of the league that placed the Wolves firmly in the playoffs. It felt good to finally be legitimately excited about our favorite team's...

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2013 Predictions: Summary and Playoffs

For Atlantic Division results and a brief discussion of methods, see here. For the Central Division see here. For the Southeast Division see here. For the Southwest Division see here. For the...

"All Ricky heard was Big Bird..."

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2013 Predictions: Northwest Division

For Atlantic Division results and a brief discussion of methods, see here. For the Central Division see here. For the Southeast Division see here. For the Southwest Division see here. For the...

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2013 Predictions: Pacific Division

For Atlantic Division results and a brief discussion of methods, see here. For the Central Division see here. For the Southeast Division see here. For the Southwest Division see here. _...

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2013 Predictions: Southwest Division

For Atlantic Division results and a brief discussion of methods, see here. For the Central Division see here. For the Southeast Division see here. ______________________________________ S...

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2013 Predictions: Southeast Division

For Atlantic Division results and a brief discussion of methods, see here. For the Central Division see here. ____________________________________ SOUTHEAST DIVISION: Yuck... The Bobcats...

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