Monthly Archives: February 2012

From the Ninetyfourums: Schedule Analysis Update

Sir Thursday continues, with a few tweaks: ALL STAR EDITION - I figure since we’re half way through I’ll do a little readjustment of the expected outcomes. After all, we’ve got a lot more information since the start of the season. I’ve made the following adjustments: LA Lakers: No Chance -> Underdogs Minnesota: Favourites -> Underdogs [...]

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Huq’s Weekend Pen: All-Star Edition, 2012

You heard it here first: Chase Budinger will win the Slam Dunk competition.  I have a very good feeling about this. Many have written in to suggest that he incorporate some stunt from his volleyball background.  I personally don’t think that’s a good idea.  Volleyball just doesn’t have the ‘coolness’ factor needed to win over [...]

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Chandler Parsons’ shooting woes

Chandler Parsons–invitee to the Haier Shooting Stars challenge–is having a very good year.  He’s also shooting 42% from the floor overall and 29% on 3′s.

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Mid-Season Awards and Analysis

How funny the NBA can be. When the 2011-12 season began, Rockets’ fans were salivating for a famous superstar to call their own; grab their hand and lead them through this nonsensical season. Two months later, after Houston’s core roster was left unchanged from a team that failed to make the playoffs last season, those [...]

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On McHale, perception

This was easily the most candid Kevin McHale had been all year during a postgame presser.  He spoke of crying after the first game of the year; of getting one hour of sleep after the Wolves game, re-watching it five times.  He said he asked himself why he had taken the job; said the group [...]

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