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Basketball Paper Update

Everyone by now knows about this paper I wrote a few months ago: http://arxiv.org/abs/1604.05266

Using data science / machine learning methodologies, it basically showed that the most important factors in characterizing a team’s playoff eligibility are the opponent field goal percentage and the opponent points per game. 207 more words

Mathematics

2016 NBA Conference Finals Preview + picks

This has been a great playoff season so far, but there are surprises that no one even thought it was going to happen.

Breaking: Steve Javie Released After Months Trapped in 'Replay Center'

Bristol – An employee at ESPN’s corporate studios found and released former NBA referee, Steve Javie, from a locked closet where he worked during the NBA playoffs as ESPN’s Referee Analyst. 77 more words

NBA

Is Andrew Wiggins Right When He Declares The Timberwolves 'Can Make The Playoffs'?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are one of the most exciting young teams in the NBA. They boast the past two Rookie of the Year winners (and No. 296 more words

Sports

Steve Kerr Admits A Hobbled Steph Curry Led To 'Adjustments' In Playoff Play-Calling

After injuring his knee in the opening round against the Houston Rockets, league MVP Steph Curry was never quite the same for the remainder of the postseason. 233 more words

RealTalk

Montgomery native JaMychal Green returns home to host clinic

JaMychal Green looks to share the knowledge he’s gained as an NBA player with his hometown youth.

The Memphis Grizzlies forward will have a free basketball clinic from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. 256 more words

SEC News

Over/Under: 7 Playoff Wins For Celtics Next Season

BOSTON (CBS) — It was an Over/Under Tuesday on The Adam Jones Show’s Game of Jones, with Jones and Matt McCarthy (filling in for Rich Keefe) hitting on a number of topics ranging from Red Sox prospect Andrew Benintendi to postseason expectation for the Boston Celtics. 618 more words

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