Miami Heat: So what if the Heat are 0-3 against Boston this year? So what if the Lakers and Magic are struggling against teams with winning records? History says that those regular season struggles may not matter! Neil Paine at Basketball Reference crunched the numbers: “knowing how a team performed vs. elite teams actually tells you less about who wins a playoff series than a team’s record against all teams, even non-elite teams. Team records vs. the cream of the crop certainly sound meaningful, but when it comes to predicting success or failure in the playoffs, you’d be better off knowing how they did against the entire league.” It’s too bad those numbers don’t have eyes. Miami has looked outclassed against Boston in all probably 10 of 12 quarters this year.
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Very nasty stuff.
Plus, Peyton Manning sings.
Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. eastern was the deadline to for NBA draft entrants to pull out. Most of the players who did so were guys who (…)
LaVar Ball was quiet for a few days and he still hasn’t said anything outlandish, but now he’s selling a t-shirt (…)
Pat Riley and the Heat got some salary cap relief, but they’re still in a big-time bind.
Manchester United fans defiantly sang anti-ISIS songs before the Europa League Final on Wednesday.