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Here's A Thingy Tracking NBA Teams' Nerd Ratings Through History
deadspin.com Updated 16 hours ago
FiveThirtyEight has a cool interactive up today by Nate Silver and frenemy of the program Reuben Fischer-Baum, calculating the Elo ratings throughout history for every team in the NBA. I’m a sucker for Elo ratings, so I love this. I’m also a sucker for …Share Tweet
Celtics owner takes over Boston's 2024 Olympic bidnba.com 17 hours agoThe group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston is shaking up its management.Share Tweetnydailynews.com May 20 (yesterday)Three hours after Phil Jackson was betrayed by Ping-Pong balls, Stephen Curry, of all people, provided the Knicks with a glimmer of hope.Share Tweetnydailynews.com May 20 (2 days ago)Phil Jackson should tell his basketball gods to go to hell. Or maybe he’ll tweet it since he couldn’t represent the Knicks at the lottery.Share Tweet
76ers Win Right To Trade Somebody For Two Second-Rounders In 2017deadspin.com May 19 (2 days ago)Well, it was worth it. At long last, it was worth it. The two forfeited seasons, the lottery picks spent on bum legs, the young players traded for assets, the assets traded for lesser assets, the draft lottery letting the Heat and Lakers keep their pick…Share TweetThe NBA held the annual draft lottery Tuesday night, and as usual it provided drama in equal measures of hope and disappointment. This is the order teams will be picking in next month:Read more...Share Tweet
Phil Jackson Was Wrong, But We Already Knew Thatdeadspin.com May 16 (6 days ago)Knicks President Phil Jackson did something last Sunday that we’ve all regrettably done: tweeted something where the snarkiness was only outstripped by the stupidity. Read more...Share Tweet
Knicks meet with Russell, Winslow; will work out Cauley-SteinESPN.com May 15 (6 days ago)Knicks meet with Russell, Winslow; will work out Cauley-SteinShare Tweetyahoo.com May 15 (7 days ago)The Eastern Conference semifinals didn't start so well for J.R. Smith. The mercurial shooting guard missed the first two games of the Cleveland Cavaliers' matchup with the Chicago Bulls, serving the suspension he received for clocking Jae Crowder in the…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 12The Philadelphia 76ers are in the midst of an organizational overhaul and roster rebuild aimed at turning a long-middling franchise into a title contender. (A lot of people don't like the way they're going about it; you've probably heard about this once…Share Tweet
Sixers Unveil New Logosdeadspin.com May 12The 76ers are undergoing a full rebranding, soon to include the revealing of new uniforms. Which is a shame, because they’ve got some of the NBA’s best jerseys. But it’s understandable, because if The Great Tanking Of 2013-20?? goes according to plan, n…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 11Perhaps no team's title hopes have been hindered by injury more than the Cavaliers, who lost Kevin Love in their first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics, so the news that Kyrie Irving is playing through yet another lower-body injury has to have Clevelan…Share Tweet
NBA should revert to unweighted draft: 1985 Patrick Ewing lottery was fairest of them allnydailynews.com May 11Forget the far-flung conspiracy theories and ignore the unfulfilled potential that dogged the Knicks for years to come.Share Tweet
GM King wants to build Nets around Lopeznba.com May 6The big blockbusters haven't done much for the Brooklyn Nets. So now general manager Billy King is looking to improve from within.Share Tweet
Listen To Sexual Harasser Isiah Thomas Lie About His Sexual Harassmentdeadspin.com May 6Here is a thing that actually, inarguably happened. On October 6, 2007, a jury found that Isiah Thomas sexually harassed a New York Knicks executive, who was fired when she told Madison Square Garden, the organization that owns the Knicks, that Isiah Th…Share TweetSomehow, someway, Isiah Thomas was going to get back in the building.Share Tweetyahoo.com May 5The Paul Pierce troll tour continues in Atlanta. A week removed from celebrating a sweep of the Toronto Raptors with a series of Internet memes, the Washington Wizards veteran wasted little time setting his "cold-blooded" sights on the Atlanta…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 4It’s hard not to pile on. Trust us, we tried to be nice with this one. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] The Brooklyn Nets had to recover to win 38 games this season, in a campaign spent working in the lacking Eas…Share Tweet
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