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The People’s Predictions, Visualized by a Hoop_Nerd

The People’s Predictions, Visualized by a Hoop_Nerd

Zachary Bennett – Without much delay; these are the staff predictions for the opening round of the year’s NBA Postseason. Yes, they are a bit late. However, these predictions were submitted before the playoffs began and should be taken seriously, there is no tomfoolery, shenanigans, or deceitfulness, involved here. […]

Playoff Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Playoff Preview: Atlanta Hawks

by Zach Oliver – 1. Statistical Breakdown Leaders PPG: 17.9 — Paul Millsap APG: 6.7 — Jeff Teague RPG: 8.5 — Paul Millsap SPG: 1.7 — Paul Millsap BPG: 1.2 — Elton Brand Team Averages PPG: 101.0 OPPG: 101.5 ORating: 103.4 DRating: 104.1 Net Rating: -0.7 Pace: 96.87 2. Regular season overview Coming into the season, the Hawks had major playoff aspirations. Early […]

Playoff Preview: Charlotte Bobcats

Playoff Preview: Charlotte Bobcats

by Quentin Haynes – 1. Statistical Breakdown Leaders: PPG: 22.0 — Al Jefferson APG: 6.1 — Kemba Walker RPG: 10.8 — Al Jefferson SPG: 1.2 — Kemba Walker BPG: 1.1 — Al Jefferson/Bismack Biyombo Team Averages: PPG: 96.9 OPPG: 97.2 ORating: 101.3 (23rd) DRating: 101.3 (6th) Net Rating: 0 (17th) Pace: 94.82 2. Regular season overview The additions of Al Jefferson […]

Playoff Preview: Brooklyn Nets

Playoff Preview: Brooklyn Nets

by Kevin Ferrigan – 1. Statistical Breakdown Leaders PPG: 15.8 — Joe Johnson APG: 6.1 — Deron Williams RPG: 6.6 — Kevin Garnett SPG: 1.5 — Deron Williams BPG: 0.8 — Mason Plumlee Team Averages PPG: 98.5 OPPG: 99.5 ORating: 104.4 DRating: 104.9 Net Rating: -.6 Pace: 93.7 2. Regular season overview The story’s been told over and over by now, in innumerable tweets, […]

Playoff Preview: Washington Wizards

Playoff Preview: Washington Wizards

by Quentin Haynes – 1. Statistical Breakdown Leaders PPG: 19.6 — John Wall APG: 8.7 — John Wall RPG: 9.4 — Marcin Gortat SPG: 1.8 — John Wall BPG: 1.5 — Marcin Gortat Team Averages PPG: 100.3 OPPG: 99.4 ORating: 102.9 (19th) DRating: 102.4 (10th) Net Rating: +0.5 (15th) Pace: 93.2 2. Regular season overview Somewhere between the Indiana combustion and […]

Playoff Preview: Chicago Bulls

Playoff Preview: Chicago Bulls

by Kevin Ferrigan – 1. Statistical Breakdown Leaders PPG: 14.9 – D.J. Augustin APG: 5.4 – Joakim Noah RPG: 1.3 – Joakim Noah SPG: 1.9 — Jimmy Butler BPG: 1.5 – Joakim Noah Team Averages PPG: 93.7 OPPG: 91.8 ORating: 99.7 DRating: 97.8 Net Rating: 1.9 Pace: 92.7 2. Regular season overview Chicago entered the season with aspirations of a championship, but just 10 games into […]

Playoff Preview: Miami Heat

Playoff Preview: Miami Heat

by Zach Oliver – 1. Statistical Breakdown Leaders PPG: 27.1 — LeBron James APG: 6.4 — LeBron James RPG: 6.9 — LeBron James SPG: 1.6 – LeBron James/Mario Chalmers BPG: 1.3 – Chris Andersen Averages PPG: 102.2 OPPG: 97.4 ORating: 109.0 DRating: 102.9 Net Rating: +6.1 Pace: 93.26 2. Regular season overview Coming into the season as the two time defending champions, the […]