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A Very Early Look at Russell Westbrook’s Stats Without Kevin Durant

Posted on 31 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

So how are things for the Oklahoma City Thunder? Pretty good. They started the season 3-0, Russell Westbrook is posting monster numbers as expected, and no one is thinking about Kevin Durant, at least not in a good way. More

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NBA Players Who Have Averaged 20 Points & 10 Assists In a Season

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

Looking back at statistical achievements in NBA history always sheds some light on interesting things. In this occasion, we focus on players with seasons in which they’ve averaged 20 points and 10 assists per game. Turns out only 11 have been able to do it. Out of the soccer team of talented point guards, only five have been able to do it more than once: Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, Kevin Johnson, Chris Paul and Isaiah Thomas. More

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan and his Place in NBA Statistical History

Posted on 12 Jul, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

A five-time NBA champion, three-time Finals MVP and two-time NBA MVP, Tim Duncan is retiring with an endless list of achievements, awards, and plenty of high ranking statistical milestones, blending in with the best of the best in NBA history. More

Stephen Curry, James Harden

Stephen Curry Setting Unbeatable Three-Point Records, James Harden Making Turnovers History

Posted on 24 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

Last season, there was a real debate about who should win the MVP award: James Harden or Stephen Curry. This season, Curry is stretching the 3-point record to uncharted territories. Harden? He’s on his way to set a turnovers record. More

Derrick Rose

NBA Playoff Picture: Bulls, Pacers, Pistons, Wizards, Blazers, Jazz, Mavericks & Rockets After Four Spots

Posted on 22 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

With each team having between 13 and 11 games remaining this season, it seems the last two playoff slots in each conference will be decided upon between four teams. Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons and Washington Wizards in the East; Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz in the West. More

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson – It’s Important to Play in the Right Era

Posted on 2 Mar, 2014, by in Featured, NBA, Soccer

It’s wonderful to see Allen Iverson get such a special send off from the Philadelphia 76ers, and especially getting love from the fans and the city. However, it’s good to remember he’s getting this kind of appreciation because of the specific time he played for the team, his stardom fading before the rise of analytics and the love for efficiency. More

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NBA Statistical Leaders in the 2012-2013 Season

Posted on 18 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

The end of the NBA season is also a good opportunity to look at some of the statistical leaders around the association from the following season, as Carmelo Anthony led the race to the NBA scoring title; Dwight Howard continued his dominance when it came to rebounding despite the slightly disappointing season and Chris Paul led the NBA in both assists and steals. More

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Kobe Bryant – In a League of his Own, Not Necessarily in a Good Way

Posted on 24 Dec, 2012, by in Featured

Was anyone surprised that Kobe Bryant took more than 40 field goal attempts against the Golden State Warriors? It might be the first time this season that he’s taken this much on himself, but it’s happened quite a lot, especially when compared with other players, since he began his career for the Los Angeles Lakers. More

Nothing New About Dirk Nowitzki Being Great

Posted on 3 May, 2011, by in NBA

Yes, Dirk Nowitzki was great in the Mavs’ 96-94 win over the Lakers. No, it’s not a surprise, not at all. More

Kobe Bryant Breaks Into Top Ten Scorers Club

Posted on 5 Jan, 2011, by in NBA

With 17 points and a rare (these days) Lakers win over the Pistons, Kobe Bryant passed Dominique Wilkins on the all-time scoring list and entered the top 10. At this rate, by the end of the year Kobe will be the sixth best scorer in NBA history. More