Yearly Archives: 2010

On Mediocrity

Expectations exist in the same ethereal world as stocks and terror-threat levels: constantly fluctuating and forcing those viewed as experts in the particular field to pretend that they knew what was happening all along. In the long drudge of an 82-game NBA season, the fickleness of those expectations becomes most readily apparent; the difference between [...]

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Heat @ Rockets, a live blog of sorts

I’ll be in the press box for this one, with last semester’s exams thankfully behind me.  Join Connor in the chatroom before tip-off as it should be rocking for this huge matchup.  I plan to update this very post periodically from Toyota Center, but for now, check out Kevin Arnovitz’s take on the game at [...]

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The Battier-Gay Trade

Much like U.S. presidents, NBA GMs are often credited (whether in a positive light or not) for actions set forth at the tail end of the previous administration.  Daryl Morey was Assistant General Manager at the time of the Shane Battier / Rudy Gay trade*, so he definitely contributed to the analysis, but Carroll Dawson [...]

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Talk of the Moment: Houston Rockets vs. Miami Heat

Houston Rockets (15-15) vs. Miami Heat (24-9) Wednesday, 7:30pm CST @ Toyota Center Join us in the chatroom during gametime.

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Daryl’s Doublespeak

Daryl Morey is an interesting subject to me.  Much like Warren Buffet, he is generally viewed as a leader in his field.  Also, much like Warren Buffet (and this is strictly my opinion, based on anecdotal evidence), he often tells the public one thing while doing another.  This may seem dishonest, but when enough of [...]

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