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November 2006

Another Knicks Story

Yesterday I told the story of Maurice Taylor, a player Isiah Thomas waived this summer. Today I thought I would tell another story about the Knicks – yes, another one – with a focus on the players Taylor is leaving behind. Last year the Knicks spent more on playing talent …

Addition by Subtraction

Can a team add wins by subtracting a player? Consider the case of Maurice Taylor. A few weeks ago Isiah Thomas waived Taylor. Was this a good move? Consider Taylor’s career thus far. In nine seasons he has posted averages of 11.2 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. Per 48 …

Week Eight Quarterback Rankings

A few blocks from my house in Bakersfield is Stockdale High School. This year the Mustangs are struggling, but a few years back Stockdale was a bit more successful when it was led by quarterback David Carr. Carr went on to star at California State University – Fresno (better known …