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  1. Daryl Morey believes two bad shots are better than one good shot (always), but data wasn’t significant enough for Jeff Van Gundy to change

    Feb 27, 2015, 7:59 PM EST

    Houston Rockets Draft Picks Press Conference

    An interesting anecdote from Morey (speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference) about how the data showed an advantage, but not one big enough for his coach to change.

  2. Re-inventing the Wheel: Mike Zarren presents modified NBA-draft-lottery-reform proposals

    Feb 27, 2015, 6:59 PM EST

    the modified draft wheel

    Instead of 30-year plan, assistant Celtics general manager unveils five-year and 10-year plans

  3. Shane Battier: ‘I think a 60-game season would be perfect’

    Feb 27, 2015, 5:30 PM EST

    Shane Battier

    There are financial obstacles in the way of dropping 22 games from the schedule, but Battier makes a somewhat compelling case.

  4. Kyrie Irving has strained left shoulder, out Friday vs. Pacers

    Feb 27, 2015, 4:56 PM EST

    Cleveland Cavaliers v New York Knicks

    He’s day to day. (Insert your Keith Olberman joke here.)

  5. NBA to release “Last Two Minutes” officiating reports through end of season, playoffs

    Feb 27, 2015, 4:30 PM EST

    Boston Celtics Vs. Brooklyn Nets At TD Garden

    It’s not going to change most fans’ minds, but it’s a good first step.

  6. Report: Highest bid for Atlanta Hawks currently $800 million

    Feb 27, 2015, 3:45 PM EST

    Indiana Pacers v Atlanta Hawks - Game Six

    Don’t be surprised if another bidder comes in over the top.

  7. Report: If Ray Allen return to NBA this season it will not be with Cleveland

    Feb 27, 2015, 3:15 PM EST

    Ray Allen

    Don’t expect him to return, but if he does Cleveland appears off the list.

  8. The time Michael Jordan asked Common to forge his signature (VIDEO)

    Feb 27, 2015, 2:45 PM EST

    87th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet

    Turns out Common was a Bulls ball boy back in the early Jordan era in Chicago, so he and Michael Jordan had some laughs together.

  9. Jeff Van Gundy to Daryl Morey when he flinched at using analytics to make a decision: ‘Either you believe in this sh-t or you don’t’

    Feb 27, 2015, 2:14 PM EST

    Game One Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers - Eastern Conference Finals Game One

    The data said that Dikembe Mutombo was better than Yao Ming, but Morey wasn’t ready to make that call.

  10. Shane Battier says peer pressure is more valuable than coaching in the NBA

    Feb 27, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

    Shane Battier

    A team’s best players hold each other accountable, according to the former NBA player.

  11. Report: Phil Jackson to get fined for innocuous comment on Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell

    Feb 27, 2015, 12:48 PM EST

    Celebrities Attend Vancouver Canucks Vs New York Rangers Game - February 19, 2015

    Phil Jackson can’t just quietly sneak into a building and watch a prospect, so a reporter asked him a question. Jackson answered and will pay for that.

  12. Derrick Rose expected to return in 4-6 weeks. In time for playoffs.

    Feb 27, 2015, 11:58 AM EST

    Chicago Bulls v Houston Rockets

    This makes the Bulls a lot more dangerous come the playoffs.

  13. Draymond Green drives for dunk, Timofey Mozgov isn’t going to stop him (VIDEO)

    Feb 27, 2015, 11:28 AM EST

    draymond green

    The Cavaliers’ rim protection has been infinitely better since the arrival of Timofey Mozgov, but he wasn’t stopping Draymond Green on this one.

  14. Kyle Lowry on his game of late: “I’m trash.”

    Feb 27, 2015, 10:44 AM EST

    Raptors DeRozan and Lowry against Hawks

    DeMar DeRozan says he’s right next to Lowry on this.

  15. Eric Bledsoe, Russell Westbrook put on a show (VIDEO)

    Feb 27, 2015, 9:10 AM EST

    Russell Westbrook, Eric Bledsoe, Alex Len

    Westbrook had the numbers but Bledsoe was efficient.

  16. Kyrie Irving to get MRI on shoulder, did not travel with Cavs to Indianapolis

    Feb 27, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers

    He’s officially doubtful for Friday against the Pacers.

  17. Stephen Curry has some sick handles, too

    Feb 27, 2015, 8:00 AM EST

    Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers

    You reach, Curry will teach.

  18. Five Things We Learned in NBA Thursday: The Cavaliers we expected have arrived

    Feb 27, 2015, 2:55 AM EST

    LeBron James

    If you had any doubts about the Cavs, they answered them.

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