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RTOE: Senior Superlatives, where we all love Anthony Davis

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It's time for another Hardwood Paroxysm Round Table Over Everything! HOO-AH! It's the end of the year, and we've got awards to hand out. But not, like, the regular kind. The better kind. The ones that people in twenty, forty, one hundred years will really remember when thinking about these players. Don't forget to sign the yearbooks of our voting panel on the way out! HAGS! KIT!

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Presented Without Comment: Ricky Rubio Passes Basketball

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The English language harbours an infinite quantity of words, which allow for sentence construction to create an even more boundless mixture of vocabulary, turns of phrase and expression. Ultimately, it is not enough. Some emotions defy description just as some plays defy analysis. The Timberwolves did something tantalizing today, as they've become wont to do, and… well, it didn't precisely defy analysis. Ricky Rubio's dimes exude bewilderment, Dirk Nowitzki was discombobulated but not in a way that's curious and Kevin Love, you see, makes the shots around these here parts.

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Steep Grade Ahead: Coaches, Players and the Folly of Summative Assessment

Photo by Ed Uthman on Flickr

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Grades. Basketball fans love to give them. We like to grade trades and drafts and a team’s offseason