Who is Brandon Knight?

On June 23, 2011, I sat anxiously at my computer watching one of my favorite sports days of the year, the NBA Draft.  All the various scenarios for the Pistons ran through my head: Jonas Valanciunas could fall to #8.  Would he be worth waiting a year for his arrival?  (It felt exciting, but Darko-y […]

Explaining the Scorecard

The era of advanced basketball metrics has added a rich layer to the discussion of NBA basketball.  Sites like Basketball-Reference, HoopData, and The NBA Geek are loaded with stats that help us better understand the game.  However, with every new metric, the challenge is creating a common understanding of good and bad.  Think about baseball.  Fans […]