Entries from June 2013

The NBA Draft through modeling statistics

June 26th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Nothing in sports represents quite the crapshoot that a draft is. Scouts spend all year studying prospects, yet every year teams blow high picks on busts and unearth steals in the later rounds. Statistical analysis can theoretically aid that accuracy rate, yet at the end of the day, no matter how good your model is, […]

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Suns officially announce coach Jeff Hornacek’s assistants

June 25th, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Suns officially announced the hiring of their assistant coaching staff that includes Mark West, Jerry Sichting, Kenny Gattison and Mike Longabardi. They also added Irving Roland as a player development assistant and Scott Vaughan as an advanced video scout. “I’m very excited to complete my coaching staff with such established, well-rounded basketball people,” said […]

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Shabazz Muhammad: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 25th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Strengths The problem with many of the 2013 draft prospects in the top-5 isn’t Shabazz Muhammad’s problem. And that’s a compliment. The former UCLA Bruins swingman plays with a fearless offensive aggression and considering his talent, that’s enough for him to have averaged 17.9 points per game as a college freshman. Muhammad is especially great […]

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VotS Live: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft preview

June 24th, 2013 · 13 Comments

We’re live at 6 p.m. MST talking everything about the Suns’ 2013 draft projections.

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Reggie Bullock: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 24th, 2013 · 28 Comments

PHOENIX – “Kendall was a great host. That was my best friend in school. He was generous. He’s been a great host. He picked me up from the airport on time, like I told him to.” – Reggie Bullock on Kendall Marshall, his former teammate at North Carolina Strengths The S-word might follow Reggie Bullock […]

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Rivals Solomon Hill, Carrick Felix work out for Suns

June 22nd, 2013 · 75 Comments

PHOENIX — Arizona swingman Solomon Hill and ASU forward Carrick Felix aren’t supposed to be taken in the first round of the NBA Draft, but they’re arguably doing more than anyone else to change that. The rivals might be the most prolific workout machines in this year’s draft class. They attended a Saturday workout with […]

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