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January 2012

George Karl is an idiot

Evan Shrubsole(@evanshrubsole) passed a Denver Post piece along to me where George Karl was praising Al Harrington “If you had an MVP right now,” Nuggets coach George Karl said, “this season it would be Al.” There’s more than a few issues with that statement. Let’s review. Despite his good season Al Harrington …

David Berri responds to David Aldridge

Let me comment on something David Aldridge said at NBA.com a few days ago (thanks to Mosi Platt for sending me this link). David Berri, whom I respect and whose work I have cited positively many times in this space, makes a fair point in this article when he notes …

What the heck happened to New York?

The following post gets it’s Wins Produced numbers from the fantastic NBA Geek. Seriously go check out the player comparison engine and I’ll see you in a while. We also have historical Wins Produced back to 2000. Finally any other numbers are from Basketball-Reference. Last season New York managed to …

The NBA Geeks of the Week, week 1

The following is a cross-post from one of Wages of Wins Network sites, The NBA Geek.  In it, Patrick Minton (@nbageek) picks the best win-producers of last week’s games, along with the best rookie. The original article appears here. Also, bear in mind that stats are in per-48 numbers rather …

Is Derrick Rose better than Chris Paul?

Editor’s Note: For those of you looking for Wins Produced Numbers for this year you need to look no further than The NBA Geek. You can find a plethora of easy to look through stats here: NBA Geeks – NBA Players With the player comparison engine it’s also remarkably easy …