NEW YORK, September 30, 2007 ? New York Knickerbockers President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Isiah Thomas announced today that the draft rights to guard Jared Jordan have been acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for cash considerations. Jordan was originally selected by the Clippers in the second round (45th overall) of [...]
Archive for September, 2007
According to the Associated Press (via SI.com, via poster DS): http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/basketball/nba/09/27/balkman.knicks.ap/ Forward Renaldo Balkman will miss at least four weeks because of a stress reaction in his right ankle, leaving the Knicks without a key reserve just days before the start of training camp. An MRI exam performed this week also revealed a small cartilage [...]
The mighty 1991 Nuggets? The Bears are led by Rex Grossman?
http://ballhype.com/story/nba_festivus_atlantic_edition/ Before you get all fanboy on it, it’s meant to be funny. My favorite line: New York might be the only team in the league whose second unit could beat its first team. Lee, Robinson, Balkman… Jared Jeffries and Jerome James. Never mind. Sometimes it’s good to laugh at all the stupid things we [...]
One of the core tenets of basketball statistical analysis is the usage of per minute stats. When compared to per game stats, per minute stats are highly valuable in the evaluation of individuals. This is because per minute stats puts players of varying playing time on the same level. Using per game stats, starters will [...]
As you may or may not have heard, #1 overall pick, Greg Oden, of the Portland Trailblazers, had season-ending knee surgery Thursday. First off, from a fan’s perspective, this news is terrible, as I think the whole basketball community was looking forward to Durant/Oden in the 2007-08 season. But what does it really mean for [...]
Poster Caleb put the following link in a comment to the Isiah Thomas report card, and I think it is interesting enough to get its own thread. Here is the link, which is a piece written by tziller for BallHype, exploring the results of players who are “promoted” from the bench to starting. Thanks to [...]