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The Regular Season Awards: WoW Network Style

The following is from Andres (Dre) Alvarez. The season is over and it’s time for the playoffs to erase everyone’s memory of regular season records. While it’s still fresh on our mind, we can hand out the regular season award winners. While the exact standards for each award aren’t well …

WoW Network Weekend Podcast

The WoW Network had another weekend podcast.  For everyone’s enjoyment, the Cast, Links, and Details from Andres (Dre) Alvarez follow: Super Stat Team Assemble! Andres Alvarez of Nerd Numbers Arturo of Arturo’s Silly Little Stats Devin Dignam of NBeh? (Toronto Raptors) Jeremy Britton (Golden State Warriors) Mosi Platt of the …

A Rose does not Equal Love – Revisited

Editor’s Note: The following is from Andres (Dre) Alvarez of NerdNumbers I decided to look at Chicago’s Win Produced numbers after I heard for the millionth time that Rose was MVP (Thanks to the Stat Heads who dispute this!) There was no way Kevin Love could be considered MVP An …

The All-Star Snubs

Editor’s Note: The following was written by Andres (Dre) Alvarez and originally posted at Nerd Numbers.  In this post, Dre reviews the players who should have – and who should not have – been named to the All-Star game (according to Wins Produced).  In addition to Dre’s discussion of “All-Star …

Aaron Afflalo Should Have Been an All-Star!!!

Andres ‘Dre’ Alvarez — of NerdNumbers — offered a post this week that generated some attention. His discussion of the merits of Derrick Rose led a number of people to suggest that he start watching basketball.  In response to this argument, Dre offered the following at NerdNumbers (which is re-posted …

Is Melo playing better by trying to play worse?

In case you haven’t looked at the WP numbers for 2010-11, after three games, Carmelo Anthony is a “star”.  Yesterday, Andres Alvarez offered an explanation for Melo’s improvement.  As the following story explains (and this is what Andres said at Nerd Numbers in its entirety), maybe Melo is better because …