Author: Harlan Schreiber

MVP Droughts

I was just watching a feature regarding how Giannis Antetokounmpo has a very real chance of breaking the Bucks’ MVP drought.  Milwaukee hasn’t had an MVP since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won the award back in 1973-74.  As great a year as…

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…