“Crumbs,” Baseball, and Basketball analytics.

“Crumbs,” Baseball, and Basketball analytics.

This opinion piece is about: New age basketball analytics and the baseball minded Jerry Krause; the man behind the dynasty of Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls, the man with six NBA Championship rings. Who cares about baseball? Many in the world do not relate to baseball. It’s considered complicated, too slow and boring. For those unfamiliar […]

Showball vs sports, stupid or incongruent?

Showball vs sports, stupid or incongruent?

In 2012 the Turkish National Team head coach Bogdan Tanjevic, while speaking with the Italian La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper, exploded regarding the NBA and a Turkish player, Enes Kanter and “called out” the NBA and its coaches labeling the latter, “Stupid, except for a few that make millions and win titles”. He goes on […]

The Pick and Roll Propaganda

The Pick and Roll Propaganda

“Blind man breakin’ out of a trance Puts both of his hands in the pockets of chance Hopin’ to find one circumstance of dignity.”  Bob Dylan I’m going out on a limb here and saying, “Somebody came in and changed the basketball rules while we weren’t looking and its integrity was stolen.” Let’s label it: The Pick […]