Players With The Most Games Of 30+ Points And 3+ 3-Pointers Made

Lately, if you’ve read some of my Fun With Numbers articles, you’ll notice that I have been using the Basketball Reference Play Index to take a new look into how players are doing this season. Today, I decided to look into the players in the league this season with the most games with 30+ points … More Players With The Most Games Of 30+ Points And 3+ 3-Pointers Made

What’s up with Jahlil Okafor’s injury?

The Sixers have had their fair share of problems with big men over the past few seasons. It all started with the foot problem that Joel Embiid encountered, the worry he may have put on too much weight, then another setback where a second surgery that was required. Now, another year into “the process”, the Sixers have another … More What’s up with Jahlil Okafor’s injury?

Add two more teams to the Kevin Durant sweepstakes: Celtics and Spurs

Kevin Durant is the top free agent this coming summer. Throughout the season, we’ve heard talks of him joining the Warriors, Knicks, his hometown Wizards or staying put in Oklahoma City. Now we can add two more potential teams in the mix for the superstar.  Last night when the Thunder were playing the Boston Celtics, … More Add two more teams to the Kevin Durant sweepstakes: Celtics and Spurs

Fun With Numbers: Doug McDermott’s Incredible Performance Against Toronto

Doug McDermott has had a much better season than he had last year, but that doesn’t mean that he’s reached the level that people would like to see him playing at. He’s shooting 45% from the field, 40% from 3-point range, and above 85% from the line which are great numbers, but he’s still not … More Fun With Numbers: Doug McDermott’s Incredible Performance Against Toronto

Fun With Numbers: Chris Paul Is 4th All-Time In 20-Point/10-Assist Games

Chris Paul is one of those players that we will truly not appreciate until he is gone. Paul has been a top 3 point guard in the league since he stepped foot onto an NBA court. Arguably, he’s been the best. Last night against the Knicks, Paul showed his dominance. The Clippers beat the Knicks … More Fun With Numbers: Chris Paul Is 4th All-Time In 20-Point/10-Assist Games

Fun With Numbers: Matt Barnes And LeBron James Now Have Something In Common

Matt Barnes has been struggling all season to shoot the ball, holding a field goal percentage of 39.5%. But, it didn’t matter last night for Matt Barnes as he posted a stat-line we have only seen 15 times in NBA History. Matt Barnes finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists without committing a … More Fun With Numbers: Matt Barnes And LeBron James Now Have Something In Common

Fun With Numbers: Players With Most Games Shooting Above 60% From The Field And 3-Point Range

Today I was fooling around on the Basketball Reference play index, as I often do, to see if I could find any interesting statistics. Whether they are statistical anomalies or simply stats that make you think about the game in general, it’s always good to look in depth into statistics. Today, I found a very … More Fun With Numbers: Players With Most Games Shooting Above 60% From The Field And 3-Point Range

Sixers coach Brett Brown promises free agency activity this summer

  Last offseason the Philadelphia 76ers showed interest in swingmen Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard, both of whom were restricted free agents at the time, but both rebuffed the Sixers’ requests for meetings. One would presume that Philadelphia was looking to lock up a player the caliber of a Butler or Leonard to a substantial, … More Sixers coach Brett Brown promises free agency activity this summer

TBT: Isaiah Thomas Throws Down Over 6’10 Teammate

Before Isaiah Thomas was tearing it up as the star of the newly defined Boston Celtics, he was a little 5’8″ point guard just quietly becoming something special in the Pacific Northwest. Our own Cyril Mpacko wrote a piece on the legacy that is Isaiah Thomas.  Check out this #ThrowbackThursday video of Thomas throwing down … More TBT: Isaiah Thomas Throws Down Over 6’10 Teammate