Anthony Bennett: A second chance

In 2013, a young sharp shooting power forward named Anthony Bennett from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) was drafted first by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

After playing in 35 games for UNLV, he averaged 16.1 points per game on 53.3% shooting and 37.5% from deep. While he did suffer from a nagging shoulder injury during his lone collegiate year, there was solid belief among NBA scouts that he could be a very strong player in the professional league.

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Oh, the highs and lows of summer

I was depressed today and wasn’t sure why until it hit me that basketball season is truly over. There’s no content left on Twitter. No speculation of moves to come or even analysis of how Westbrook fits – that’s all already been done. And with the recent consensus that the Rockets are probably done, it finally sets in that we have three months of nothing. Or rather, my wife’s favorite time of the year.

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Where to expect the trends to shift next season

Houston Rockets 2018-2019 season statistical tracking.

As you know, I tracked the Rockets’ rankings in various areas throughout the season last year. I started doing this two years before, but then got lazy and didn’t finish. I realized that this doesn’t have as much value as I’d like but it at least shows us the development of various trends as the season progressed. Most notably, the Rockets were terrible on the boards all season, and started out terribly offensively with Melo on the lineup, but quickly reverted to their usual elite selves after he was purged.

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