OUR HASTY 2018 PLAYOFF PREVIEW

GoodHoops’ official 2018 NBA playoff preview, with the first round in focus and who we think will win it all.

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Statistical Glossary

AVA (Average Value of Assist): Computed value of a given player’s assists Replacement Level: 0.462 DPG: Average of a player’s steals and blocks Replacement Level: 0.75 MACUMUR (Minimally Adjusted CUMU Rating: Essentially SACUMUR with fewer factors. Replacement Level: 7 SACUMUR (Substantially Adjusted CUMU Rating): Measuring/Prediction model based on ratings formulated from a player’s per-36 minute usage adjusted statistics […]

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POLITICS AND THE NBA

I know hardly anybody reads this blog, but I think I’ve got something important to say. In this age of Trumpian nationalism, no sports league — not even the NFL — has less to lose than the NBA when it comes to political self-expression. In fact, noting the general lack of competence or political empathy […]

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