Death Sets a Thing Significant

Stan Van Gundy was a bracing presence at this year’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Neither a naysayer like ex-Toronto Maple Leafs GM and human Pluggers comic Brian Burke nor a fanatic booster intent on pushing process over results, Van… Continue Reading

Quincy & Reggie & Alexey & Andrei: Two Pair

BALD, BEARDED BROTHERS IN BOARDS Saturday, November 3, 2012, Barclays Center. A group of players is waiting for an elevator, including Toronto Raptors rookie Quincy Acy and ex-Raptor, current Brooklyn Net Reggie Evans. Some of Acy’s teammates can’t help but… Continue Reading

There’s No Place Like Home

[flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsTNxVtS4c8&feature=related] One man who has everything to do with CSKA’s early-season resurgence is power forward Andrei Kirilenko, who is Euroleague Basketball’s choice as bwin MVP for October. Kirilenko returned to CSKA this season after a decade abroad and has… Continue Reading