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Why the Clippers remain a mirage until they make a playoff run

by Bill Reiter @sportsreiter   

LOS ANGELES — Let’s dispense with this Clippers silliness early: They are a regular-season illusion, a team marked for disappointment, a group that — until they prove otherwise deep into a postseason — can’t be taken seriously simply because early on they do some marvelous things. 120 more words

Sports

Basketball - A Game of Geometry

In a previous post, I described the most optimal offensive strategy for the Knicks based on developing relevant joint probability density functions.

In this post, I attempt a solution to the following problem: 409 more words

Mathematics

NBA's Forgotten Moments: Brandon Roy v Mavericks

I’m going to go over some great past moments in time in the NBA’s vast archive of footage.  Some will be memorable and some not so, almost forgotten.  184 more words

Basketball

Has DeMar Derozan Taken Over the Raptors from Kyle Lowry?

The Raptors are back again this season with their core group of players that made it to the Eastern Conference Finals and took the Cavaliers to six games. 893 more words

Analysis

Three Teams Ready To Go From NBA Lottery To NBA Playoffs

By Satchel Price

It’s an interesting time to be an NBA team. The idea of gunning at the Warriors, Spurs or Cavaliers is beyond the pale for most, so expectations need to be set lower. 1,425 more words

Sports

Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar says he will be ready for spring training after having surgery on thumb

After undergoing surgery to repair a torn thumb tendon, Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar posted a photo to Instagram of a big cast on his left hand. 279 more words

MLB