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NFL Divisional Playoffs – Beware the Bye Week

Posted on 11 Jan, 2013, by in NFL

Getting home advantage and a week off isn’t such a bad idea getting into the NFL Playoffs, but the bye week isn’t as important as you might think it is. More

How Much Does Attendance Help NBA Teams Win at Home

Posted on 28 Feb, 2012, by in NBA

The Dallas Mavericks and the Chicago Bulls bring in more fans each night than anyone else in the league, but the best home records belong to the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs. What’s the connection between home advantage and the attendance numbers? More

Rockets Take Game 1 in LA, Beat Lakers 100-92

Posted on 5 May, 2009, by in NBA

The Rockets couldn’t win against the Lakers in the regular season. They lost 4 times. Come playoff times, none of that matters, as Yao Ming and Ron Artest played great on both ends of the court while Kobe Bryant tried to win the game by himself as the Rockets took Game 1 in LA. Boston continued to make theirs a hard playoff as they dropped game 1 at home, again, to Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic. More