By the standings the Mavs are one of the West’s premier teams, but perhaps they’re not all that they’re cracked up to be. Dallas is 3rd in the Western Conference, but their point differential is only 8th best. From a four factors standpoint they’re just above average on defense and average on offense.
Archive for January, 2010
Sorry about the lack of an open thread. Bad news: Nate is out with a strained hammy
With 41 games in the books, I thought I’d check in on the youngins and see how they’re doing. Wilson Chandler’s stats are quite similar to last year’s with a few worthwhile exceptions. Before the start of the season I said Chandler would have to increase either his free throw attempts or three point shooting [...]
Knicks (16-24, 9-11 home) host the Pistons (14-26, 4-16 Road) in the annual MSG MLK Matinee. The season series is even at 1-1 with the Pistons taking it to the Knicks in Auburn Hills last week. The Knicks find themselves in a bit of a funk going 1-4 in the current five stretch after going 4-1 in the [...]
In game thoughts here.
New York (16-22 overall, 9-10 at home, 11-14 in conference) on the heals of a stolen win in Philadelphia looks to get to .500 at home. Toronto (19-20 overall, 7-14 on road, 13-13 in conference) has dropped its last two games. Toronto is not a strong road team. Toronto is 5-13 in conference road games with [...]
In game thoughts here. A road win would be a nice change of pace.