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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Tonight’s 4 Factors (vs MIL, 11/30/07)

After each game this season, we’ll be taking a look at what the four factors have to say about the game– how the winner won and the loser lost. For an intro to the four factors, see A Layman’s Guide to Advanced NBA Statistics. Knicks defeat Bucks, 91 – 88 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr MIL 87.0 101.1 49.4% 14.1 21.6 13.8 NYK 104.6 51.3% 17.1 21.6 14.9 The formula for tonight’s win was a lukewarm offense combined with a solid defensive effort. The offense was underwhelming given that the Bucks are defensive slouches, allowing 111.1 points per 100 …continue reading

Just Call Me Charlie Brown

Back in the halcyon days of the beginning of the week I found my self thinking, “Maybe Lucy’s right. Maybe these guys are starting to come to an understanding; it’s time to just come together and play. This may not be a playoff team, but there’s no reason it has to be a laughingstock.” What the hell was I thinking? Once again I find myself laying flat on my proverbial back. I’ll be damned if Lucy didn’t pull the ball away right before I could kick it yet again. How could I have been such a fool? If you’re lucky, …continue reading

Tonight’s 4 Factors (@ BOS, 11/29/07)

After each game this season, we’ll be taking a look at what the four factors have to say about the game– how the winner won and the loser lost. For an intro to the four factors, see A Layman’s Guide to Advanced NBA Statistics. Knicks lose to Celtics, 59 – 104 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr NYK 88.0 67.0 31.6% 14.5 14.9 17.0 BOS 118.2 54.4% 22.8 28.2 10.2 So the Knicks follow up the season’s best win with one of the worst losses in franchise history. Par for the course with this squad. Speaking honestly, a blowout heading …continue reading

Tonight’s 4 Factors (vs UTH, 11/26/07)

After each game this season, we’ll be taking a look at what the four factors have to say about the game– how the winner won and the loser lost. For an intro to the four factors, see A Layman’s Guide to Advanced NBA Statistics. Knicks defeat Jazz, 113 – 109 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr UTH 91.0 119.8 51.8% 24.7 46.2 15.4 NYK 124.2 57.6% 27.8 31.4 15.4 Probably the best win of the young season. The Knicks snapped their losing streak against a struggling Bulls team, but this win over the Western powerhouse Jazz certainly feels more like …continue reading