Sam Hinkie: The Smartest Man In The NBA

The reason you don’t have polio right now is because in the 1700’s someone had the radical idea to expose people to a less potent version of the disease (small pox) that was killing everyone at the time.  Lots of intelligent people said you can’t do that, but Edward Jenner and his historical successors went ahead and did it anyway and now you don’t have to worry about anything scarier than Ebola.  In fact, the …

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We Need To Relax And Enjoy Some NBA Player Nicknames

The NBA is in its early stages of the season. Many people are in their over reaction phase and I felt like now is a good time to write up a nice article that really has nothing to with X’s & O’s but with the nicknames of the players around the league. I took the nicknames from Basketball-Reference as a guide. They were missing some like Pyscho-T (which they later fixed after my tweet). Let’s …

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Recapping The Season After One Week

Kobe Bryant Can Not Save The Lakers, Not This Time It’s November 2, 2014. The Lakers are 0-4. This is the first time this has happened since 1957. Unfortunately, there will be no good news coming out of Los Angeles for the purple and gold. The Lakers are use to winning; there is no question about that. They have sixty playoff appearances in 67 seasons. Their winning percentage for 67 seasons is 61.4%. They’ve only …

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Things I Think I Know About The 2014-15 Season

With the season starting today, I figured I would take a look at some things that I think I know about the upcoming season. This season is going to be interesting now that the Heat dismantled (just a little bit) and the Western Conference teams getting stronger each year. The Spurs Will Not Make It Back To The Finals We have all witnessed teams physically break down after playing deep into the post season year …

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Each Team’s Least Valuable Player

  Everyone always talks about the best players per position, per league and per team. Endless articles are dedicated to Lebron and Durant, rightfully so, but what about the least valuable players? Who are the players on each team drawing a decent paycheck to just hang around the roster? Or perhaps they are expected to deliver but might not necessarily live up to their contracts. Some teams were very easy to pick out someone (Thunder) …

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