In honor of the 61st All-Star Game, we’ve compiled every professional player to ever don an all-star jersey, and sized ‘em up according to number of all-star appearances. Cap takes the all-time cake, having appeared in 18 different contests (selected in 19).Please, blog, may I have some more?
Two weeks ago, the New York Times published an article detailing the rapid decline of triple-doubles in the NBA. On Monday, Kyle Lowry went 16/10/10 against the Timberwolves, earning just the second triple-double of the season (Rajon Rondo earned the season’s first on January 1, 2012 against Washington).Please, blog, may I have some more?
This made the rounds back in 2009. I never felt it was done properly. Once you see it, you can’t unsee it. It’s like a magic eye without forcing yourself to go cross-eyed just to see some stupid sailboat.Please, blog, may I have some more?
With the franchise now known as the Washington Wizards, and at one point known as the Chicago Packers, Zephyrs, or Baltimore, Capitol and Washington Bullets, I thought it might be fun to create a word cloud that showed the names of anyone who’s ever worn the teams’ jerseys with their names sized relative to the time with which which they were on the team.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Ever wonder how many players have scored 50+ points in a game since Jordan entered the league? No? Really!?! What about the number of 50+ games over the last 27 years? No, again? NEVER? That’s weird. I wonder what you DO wonder about.Please, blog, may I have some more?
It can’t be that hard to find a diamond the size of a ping-pong ball, right?
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The average team last year went through 11 different starting rotations. The Lakers alternated between two, the Pistons patchworked 22 different rotations together. With either team, the starting SF carried the most job security.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Week 20 in the NBA lockout brought the bleakest news yet, with the player’s union opting to disband and the owners letting them. Time to celebrate! We’ve illustrated the pattern of players jumping ship since July 1.
Despite a dearth of open roster spots overseas, I’d still expect to see a spike in players freakin’ out and going to Turkey (where most people who freak out end up) in the coming weeks.Please, blog, may I have some more?