The Diff: Did #NBARank actually overrate Kyrie Irving?

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The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote about an estimate of Kirk Goldsberry’s new ShotScore statistic. This week, I’m writing about arbitrary player ranking systems, for some odd reason. #NBARank is a fabulous concept. It’s

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2013 NBA Draft Lottery – Cavs win! Nerlens Noel, Kevin Love, Chris Bosh? – WFNY Podcast – 2013-05-22

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Scott joined me for about 20 minutes to discuss the Cavaliers goings on since winning the NBA draft lottery last night. Here’s what we talked about more specifically. The turmoil of having the first overall pick in the draft What do you think about the trade down cuteness? Due diligence and just how little fans

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Conley, Gasol, Third Quarter Woes Too Much For Recovering Cavaliers


The Cavaliers have a virus that has infiltrated nearly the entire team. It has caused nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea, a veritable Pepto-Bismol antagonist that has plagued the team for some time now. No, I’m not talking about the flu that has stricken Tyler Zeller, Dion Waiters, Daniel Gibson, and trainer Max Benton among others.

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Cleveland Cavaliers End Latest Road Trip in Memphis Tonight

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The Cleveland Cavaliers had an interesting Thanksgiving weekend. Last Wednesday they got things started with a big win at home against Philadelphia to end their losing streak. Jeremy Pargo had an absolutely insane breakout game in filling in for Kyrie Irving. Unfortunately, the Cavaliers had to follow that up with another road trip. This one

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Bring on Leon

During last night’s 111-109 overtime loss in Memphis, something was made abundantly clear to me: The Cavaliers under the radar signing of PF Leon Powe will pay big dividends later in the season and into the playoffs. Late in the fourth quarter and into overtime, the Grizzlies and the Cavs were back and forth exchange

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