Posts tagged "nbdl"

Catch n' Shoot: March 21, 2011 -- Basketball & EV, Kobe & Bynum Get Clinical, Nietzsche & Basketball, Bomani & 'Uncle Tom'

Catch n' Shoot: March 21, 2011 -- Basketball & EV, Kobe & Bynum Get Clinical, Nietzsche & Basketball, Bomani & 'Uncle Tom'
The most crucial next step in basketball analytics is discovering expected value (EV) Unlike baseball, where we have a game of a somewhat comparable sort of repetition but also knowledge of how many runs produce wins and players routinely move to and from a highly developed minor league structure, basketball analysis still struggle with a relativity... Read more »

Bulls 'Auditioning' Four D-League Players Tuesday

Bulls 'Auditioning' Four D-League Players Tuesday
The Bulls are inviting four players from the NBDL to audition for a 10-day contracts with the team, D-League blogger Scott Schroeder reported Monday at AOL FanHouse. Orien Greene, 29-year-old, 6-foot-4 guard (stats: NBA, NBDL) Jerome Dyson, 23-year-old, 6-foot-3 rookie guard (stats: NBDL) Stephen Dennis, 23-year-old, 6-foot-6 guard (stats: NBDL) Matt Janning, 22-year-old, 6-foot-4 guard... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: February 19, 2011

Catch n' Shoot: February 19, 2011
Sebastian Pruiti put together a nice breakdown of Derrick Rose’s jumper selection. Dennis Rodman was announced as a finalist for the 2011 class of the Basketball Hall of Fame, which is great, despite Reggie Miller getting snubbed. The rest of the finalists are very ‘meh.’ I have a personal nostalgic love for finalist Chris Mullin... Read more »
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Strong 28-Point Performance by JJ in D-League Debut; Regular Problems Remain

Strong 28-Point Performance by JJ in D-League Debut; Regular Problems Remain
James Johnson scored a game-high 28 in his National Basketball Development League debut with the Iowa Energy against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Friday. He was designated for assignment by the Bulls at his request on Thursday. In the Energy’s 138-119 win (wow, bad!), JJ shot 10-for-14 from the field and 8-for-8 at the... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: November 29, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: November 29, 2010
Sunday: The Spurs (14-2) impressively beat the Hornets (12-4) in Nawlins, 109-95. San Antonio turned a 17-point deficit into a 17-point lead in the second half. It’s the most anyone has scored against Nawlins so far this season. I’m inching toward the Celtics and Spurs being #2 and #2A in my mental power rankings. post-game... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: October 31, 2010

If you believe David Stern, the NBA should contract while simultaneously “sometime in the next five years” adding a five-team European division. Put down all Tony Parker trade rumors. He has signed a 4yr./$50m extension with the Spurs that prevents him from becoming a restricted free agent this summer. Manu is in the first year... Read more »
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