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All-Star Analysis

Yes, I detest the All-Star game and haven’t watched it in years and I don’t usually read the All-Star pick columns either.  Still, I can’t deny there is some appeal to chew the scenery on the process.  So here’s my…

Surprise Squads So Far

If you had to pick the surprise good teams of the first two months of the season, Portland, New Orleans, and the Lakers are the three teams that are really outperforming expectations.  Yes, the Celtics are probably the most outperforming…

Playoff Turnover

In this early season, we always look at the surprise teams, both good and bad.  It’s always nice to see a team become great out of nowhere.  Going from the lottery to contention in a one-year period is fun but…

What November Means

The first full month is in the books. I’m going to look at what a teams’ conference rank on 11/30 has historically meant and what it means for teams in 2007-08. Here’s a look at each seed at the end…

A Few Things We Learned This First Week

Although the season has just begun, there are, with apologies to certain former U.S. president, a few truths that have become self-evident.  Here are five very early season stories that created some buzz, at least within this author’s mind. 1.…