NBA Power Rankings 2.0

NBA Power Rankings 2.0

  By Ian Levy It’s time for another look at some NBA Power Rankings. To review, my Power Rankings are different from many others in that I don’t use any subjective judgements, instead relying on a very specific statistical measurement. These Power Rankings are based on the Differential between each team’s Offensive and Defensive Ratings. Offensive […]

NBA Power Rankings 1.0

NBA Power Rankings 1.0

By Ian Levy With two weeks of the season under our belt, I thought it time to take a look at some NBA Power Rankings. My Power Rankings are different from many others in that I don’t use any subjective judgements, instead relying on a very specific statistical measurement. My Power Rankings are based on […]

FIBA 2010: USA Remains Its Own Biggest Challenger

Although it may not seem so after Kevin Durant and company ran past the Angolans today in a 121-66 drubbing in Istanbul, Turkey. Even that game, however, revealed problems that may become more apparent in the semifinals and finals (assuming USA has no trouble with the Russia/New Zealand winner).

Expanding NBA’s 50 Greatest Players to 65 | Part 1

The list rightfully spans both the foundation, innovation and modernization of the game. No true guidelines exist for its compilation. For one, the names were presented sans-position, which allows only the best on the list. Secondly, statistics dominate the selections but can differ greatly from player-to-player. 32,172 points separate the list’s top and bottom scorers (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,327; Bill Walton 6,215).

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