Author: Harlan Schreiber

Transactions: Deadline Deals

Some years, the trade deadline ends with a whimper and other years, it is super exciting.  This year, we didn’t quite get super exciting but it was definitely moderately interesting.  Here’s a breakdown of the some of the interesting deals……

Transactions: The Porzingis Trade

Knicks trade Kristaps Porzingis, Trey Burke, Courtney Lee, and Tim Hardaway Jr. to Mavericks for Dennis Smith Jr., Wesley Matthews, DeAndre Jordan, and a first-round pick [update: two first-round picks, 2021 and 2023]. Well this came out of nowhere.  To…

On Retired Numbers

Recently, the 76ers finally retired Moses Malone’s number and OKC retired uber-role player Nick Collison’s number.  This reminded of a study I did back in 2004, when the Spurs retired Sean Elliott’s jersey.  At the time, I was struck by…

Quick Thoughts

1. Thibs Canned: Today, the Wolves did the unexpected and fired Tim Thibodeau as coach and GM.  The Wolves have not been great so far (18-21, 11th in the West) but they haven’t been much worse than reasonable expectations, which…