Month: February 2008

Quick Thoughts

1.    Star  Power:  The state of the Western Conference is pretty astounding.  The top nine teams are separated by only a few games in the standing.  In fact, it seems almost certain that the eight seed in the West will…

Transactions: 2/2-2/19

Atlanta Hawks  2/16    Acquire Mike Bibby from Sacramento in exchange for Shelden Williams, Lorenzen Wright, Anthony Johnson, Tyronn Lue and a 2008 second round draft pick 2/18    Sign Jeremy Richardson to a 10-day contract  A surprisingly inspired acquisition from a…

Quick Thoughts

1.    Kidd Stuff:    What initially seemed like a very interesting deal between the Nets and Mavericks now appears close to dead.  The deal as originally constituted looks like this:  Nets Get: Devin Harris (heart of the deal.  Harris is locked…

NBA Draft Update

This is an updating of the player rankings I did up at the end of January. A few quick notes on these rankings: There’s a maximum of 40 points in this system. The rankings are based entirely on statistics. The…

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…