Month: January 2008

Quick Thoughts

1.    Big Win In SA:    A few weeks ago, we examined the New Orleans Hornets’ hot start to determine how real it is and how likely it is to continue.  We concluded that the Hornets were pretty good but that…

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…

Transactions 12/29-1/15

Cleveland Cavaliers  1/14    Sign Mike Brown to a contract extension  Despite the early rumors that he was in trouble, Brown got the extension he had been requesting.  Brown’s contract was set to expire after 2008-09 and it would have created…

A Look At NCAA Prospects So Far

This past summer I came up with a numerical ranking system for college prospects. The systems ranks players stats compared with those that previously successful prospects did well in. The rankings are done differently for each position, but only in…

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…