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MLB: On the Place of Context in Player Analysis

There is a debate that has now swept much of the sabermetric community. It spawned largely out of the American League MVP debate and more specifically, out of a set of comments made by one of the founding fathers of the community, Bill James and his thoughts on the worthiness of the two players. 1,839 more words


Aaron Gordon's Next Step

If you had to guess who the NBA leader was in three-point percentage as of 11/12/17, who would you pick? Steph Curry? Damian Lillard? James Harden? 3,544 more words

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Frank Ntilikina 9 Games In

 The French Prince of NY

After a tumultuous season, Knicks fans were eager for the 2017 draft to come. Throughout the year, most people were talking about Josh Jackson, Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, and the other hyped American players and how they would each fit in with Kristaps Porzingis. 3,172 more words

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(K)nickles for Your Thoughts

  • KP came out scorching on offense. Defense was a little lackluster – didn’t close out at all and just looked disinterested at times.
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Spurs vs Warriors (11/2/17)

*Note, I only watched first 3 quarters*

DeJounte Murray – 4 points (2-5), 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 3 turnovers, -7

Offense – Honestly, Murray’s performance was a little disappointing to me. 2,803 more words

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Knicks vs. Houston (Kanter, KP, Dot, and Frank analysis)

Enes Kanter – 12 points, (6/6), 6 rebounds, 0 assists, 1 turnovers, 0 steals, 0 blocks). Kanter does a damn good job making contact on his screens, but he needs work on defensive awareness. 3,145 more words

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Measuring the Importance of Individual Player Zone Entry Creation

The importance of zone entries in hockey statistical analysis will come as no secret to anyone familiar with the public community at large. Back in 2011, then-Broad Street Hockey writer (and current Carolina Hurricanes manager of analytics) … 2,537 more words

Neutral Zone Analysis