Monthly Archives: January 2010

Live-blog of Phoenix Suns – Houston Rockets

I live-blogged this game but had to bow out mid-way through the 3rd…

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Glance at Trevor Ariza’s Scoring Efficiency this Year

Just a quick look at Houston Rockets guard Trevor Ariza’s scoring efficiency (in terms of true shooting%) over the course of this season: The red line represents league average true shooting% (about 54%).  It is rare indeed when Ariza is able to match this number; he has done it only 9 times this season.

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Live-blog of Portland TrailBlazers and Houston Rockets

I live-blogged this game.  It was pretty enjoyable for me, so I will see how it is received before I determine whether I continue in this format.  Your feedback is much appreciated.

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PER Comparison

I wanted to see how Houston Rockets forward Carl Landry compared to some of the top power forwards in the league.

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Brooks/Billups Head-to-Head

Courtesy of basketball-reference, I thought this was interesting. These are the head-to-head numbers for Houston Rockets point guard Aaron Brooks and Denver Nuggets point guard Chauncey Billups. When Rafer Alston was still around, a big part of the argument against Brooks was that he wouldn’t fare well against bigger point guards like Billups.

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