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NCAA Tourney Preview

Last season when I did the tournament preview, one of the theories I suggested for picking the winner was to look for a team with a strong point guard. The idea being that a good PG is the most essential…

AC For Three

One of the fun things about the NBA season is when something total anomalous and unexpected happens.  Sometimes, the anomaly is so subtle that people miss it.  To me, Anthony Carter’s 2007-08 season falls in that subtle anomaly category.  Carter…

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…