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Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

Individual NBA player points allowed per possession fits an approximate normal distribution

| March 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

Share When you make a bar graph of a numeric variable against the frequency with which certain values show up, the normal distribution (i.e., bell curve) shows up in a lot of places. If you graphed variables like the height of adult males in the U.S., or home sales prices in a given zip code [...]

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Nate Wolters breaks hand

Nate Wolters breaks hand

| March 21, 2014 | 5 Replies

ShareBucks guard Nate Wolters fractured his left (non-shooting) hand in the first quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors. He left the game in the second quarter and did not return. While no official statement has been made, it is quite likely that the rookie’s season is over. Wolters averaged 7.2 points [...]

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Carmelo-ization: Knicks 115 – Bucks 94

Carmelo-ization: Knicks 115 – Bucks 94

| March 15, 2014 | 16 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 94 Recap | Box Score 115 New York Knicks Ersan Ilyasova, PF 25 MIN | 3-10 FG | 2-2 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 8 PTS | -16 8 points on 30% shooting. Amar’e Stoudemire has been playing well and [...]

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Life on the road: Timberwolves 112 — Bucks 101

Life on the road: Timberwolves 112 — Bucks 101

| March 11, 2014 | 3 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks 101 Recap | Box Score 112 Minnesota Timberwolves Khris Middleton, PF Shot Chart 29 MIN | 4-9 FG | 2-2 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 11 PTS | -7 Thing I like: Middleton’s jump shot always looks the same. He [...]

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Battle of the cold places: A Bucks – Timberwolves Preview

Battle of the cold places: A Bucks – Timberwolves Preview

| March 11, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Nate Wolters returns home. He got to play in South Dakota in the preseason where Larry Drew gave him a surprise start in the state where he went to college. The Bucks beat the Timberwolves, 98-89, and Wolters had a mini-outburst with 10 points. But this game is a bit different [...]

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‘Nothing Easy’ heads to the Big Easy: A Bucks — Pelicans Preview

‘Nothing Easy’ heads to the Big Easy: A Bucks — Pelicans Preview

| March 7, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks The Bucks are 2-21 against the Western Conference this season and one of those wins came against the Lakers. Nate Wolters has averaged fewer than 20 minutes per game in the six games since Ramon Sessions arrived via trade, but it’s hard to argue with the results: both point guards are playing [...]

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Naters Gonna Nate: Bucks — Kings Preview

Naters Gonna Nate: Bucks — Kings Preview

| March 5, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareWhat to Watch For: Bucks Over the past four weeks, the Bucks have enjoyed the friendliest portion of their season schedule: eight games at home and just two on the road. It’s not over yet either. The Bucks play three of their next four at home before venturing into a stretch that takes them on [...]

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Glorious victory: Bucks 114 – Jazz 88

Glorious victory: Bucks 114 – Jazz 88

| March 4, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Utah Jazz 88 Final Recap | Box Score 114 Milwaukee Bucks Ersan Ilyasova, PF Shot Chart 30 MIN | 13-14 FG | 3-4 FT | 5 REB | 0 AST | 2 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 31 PTS | +31 SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS. Ilyasova was on fire all [...]

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Second half success, the defense of Nate Wolters and other Bucks thoughts

Second half success, the defense of Nate Wolters and other Bucks thoughts

| February 28, 2014 | 6 Replies

Share1) Are the Bucks a little bit too good for their own good?   In the 52 games prior to the All-Star break, the Bucks scored 96.5 points per 100 possessions, and they yielded 106.6 over the same interval on defense.  That’s a net of -10.1 points per 100 possessions. Per 100 possessions in the five games [...]

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