Last Tuesday I bemoaned the lack of excitement in the second round of the NBA playoffs. Since then, the playoffs has been everything I could have asked for. The second game of the Suns-Mavs series went down to the wire, and the third was one of the fastest paced games I’ve seen since Paul Westhead [...]
Archive for May, 2005
Since I’ve been too lazy/busy to write anything in a few days, and some of my hardcore readers might be suffering from the no-blog blues, check out NBA Blog Carnival #9.
Just a few days ago I thought there was going to be some exciting action in the NBA. Saturday had two game 7s to finalize the first round, while the next two days would be filled with the initial offerings of the second round. It was reasonable to consider given those matchups, there would be [...]
The answers to yesterday’s trivia: 1. Which player had the highest PER in the first round?A. Ray Allen 2. Of the four, which Miami player had the highest PER?D. Dwyane Wade 3. Of the four, which Miami player had the lowest PER?C. Shaquille O’Neal 4. Which team had the best offensive efficiency?C. Phoenix Suns 5. [...]
A little statistical trivia, based on the first round. Feel free to submit your guesses in the comment section. 1. Which player had the highest PER in the first round?A. Ray AllenB. Tracy McGradyC. Yao MingD. Paul Pierce 2. Of the four, which Miami player had the highest PER?A. Keyon DoolingB. Alonzo MourningC. Shaquille O’NealD. [...]
Let’s take a look at the KnickerBlogger NBA Bracket Leaderboard after round 1. Name ER1T1 ER1T2 ER1T3 ER1T4 WR1T1 WR1T2 WR1T3 WR1T4 TOTAL Place Roland 5 7 5 7 5 5 5 5 44 1 Kelly Dwyer 5 5 7 0 5 5 7 7 41 2.5 Kevin Broom 5 7 7 5 5 5 [...]
[This was emailed to me from David Crockett, an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Crockett is head of KnickerBlogger.Net's legal division, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org] Should the name “Kwame Brown,” or any other reference to the first overall selection of Washington Wizards basketball franchise during the 2001 [...]