1. Dwyane Wade and the art of the pump fake.
Wade and pump fakes are pretty much synonymous but how good is he exactly with these weapons? Someone did the math, and they have the stats:
“Around 1,350 players, give or take, have played at least a single minute against the Miami HEAT since Wade was drafted in 2003. And he got 339 of them to jump.”
“Which means Wade got 25% of all the players he ever played against to bite.”
John Salmons was the worst offender (9 times), followed Read More
Happy New Year everyone. The start of the 2017-18 NBA season was for me, hoping to continue the trend as the calendar rolls over into 2018. Here are some must plays for Monday night.
Elfrid Payton, $7,100
Elfrid Payton has been playing very well the past couple of games. His FPPG is 29.8, however, in the last 5 games that average is up to 40.6. He is matched up tonight against Spencer Dinwiddie. Dinwiddie has done a great job filling in for the injured D'Angelo Russell, but is a Read More
5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 23, 2016
1. Marquese Chriss, really?
The 19-year old played 7 minutes against Philly and had 5 fouls. I felt sorry for him, though.
Joel Embiid out here making defenders give uphttps://t.co/bgoQ0grkIj
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 24, 2016
2. Draymond "Mr. Double-Double But Without The Points" Green is at it again.
Five points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists in 119-113 win over Detroit.
3. Just another Russell Westbrook stat.
Three straight Read More
There's not much to like about the Orlando Magic last season except that they let their group of youngsters develop and see for themselves what works and what doesn't.
It's especially encouraging to see then-coach Jacque Vaughn decide to let Elfrid Payton get all the minutes he can in during the last 20 games or so. The Louisiana-Lafayette product never played less than 31 minutes and the results, however mixed they were, are worth something to look forward to.
This season, the Read More
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