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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…

On Hot Starts

I chose to skip the conventional NBA preview because there is not a ton to say about the outcome of the 2018-19 season.  The Warriors are prohibitive favorites and there is no apparent rival on equal footing at this point. …

Udonis and Franchise Lifers

A few weeks ago, Udonis Haslem accepted a relatively modest one-year deal to return to the Heat for his 16th (and presumably final) NBA season.  Haslem represents a rarity—an NBA player who has played his entire long career for a…