Three quick ones: More on the “no easy baskets” philosophy We touched on this topic before, however I believe its worth revisiting. As per our previous post “Stats, Lies and Eyes“, statistics often help highlight what our “eyes” miss, but they can sometimes be deceiving as well. I believe the Raptors’ lowest FG% for “points… Read more »
It’s the perfect time to offer an olive branch. It’s time to be a leader. Why make a deal now? Both sides are taking a big hit. It’s a stalemate and NO one (besides the lawyers) is winning: owners, players, agents, workers, fans, restaurants, charities, etc. The losses are building. The economy is fragile. Casual… Read more »
Nothing could be further from my typical Statophile post than this one. I was more than a little frustrated by many in the Raptors fan base. The initial negative reaction to the pick of Jonas Valanciunas was based on less than stellar knowledge of the player.
The Final Count With the regular season over, we present the overall data for the year in this Statophile. Yes, most of the metrics are a bit ugly, but were expectations all that much higher? Nothing overly surprising: defense was the major issue for losses this year. Wonder if this guy may have helped? Man… Read more »