Archive - Aug 2008

August 7th

Olympic Preview: Part 1

Fri, 08/08/2008 - 9:42am

Team Previews and Odds to Win Gold

August 6th

John Wall Interview

Thu, 08/07/2008 - 2:27am

John Wall is fast.

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Defenders at this level have virtually no chance to stay in front of him. He can make even the quickest guards look like their shoes have been dipped in cement.

August 4th

2008 Beijing: USA Men's Basketball Preview

Mon, 08/04/2008 - 6:29pm

There is an excitement that follows Team USA for these Olympics that we haven’t seen in years. Through four impressive exhibitions, this star-studded team seems poised to reassert its dominance on the rest of the world.

This is the best team that the USA has had since ’96 and is definitely talented enough to win the gold. However, nothing is guaranteed.


August 3rd

The Superstar Theory: Revisited and Supercharged, Part 3

Sun, 08/03/2008 - 2:11pm

Part III The Superstar Thesis Going Forward

In part I we established an objective list of the 80 best NBA players since 1956. In part II we established that these players, especially the 21 gold medal superstars at the very top, were the best players on every single NBA championship team since 1956-57, and on all but three of the 52 runner-ups. Such a pattern does not exist in baseball or football.

Maccabi puts Arroyo at point