Crucial missed call closes door on Nets comeback

With the Brooklyn Nets down four to the Detroit Pistons and under 30 seconds left, Deron Williams broke free into the lane, seemingly ready to put down an open layup or easy dunk. Then, all of a sudden, the ball popped out of his hands, off his knee, and out of bounds. No whistles were […]

#HoopIdea: Treat Possessions Like They Matter!

Brook Lopez Free Throw

ESPN’s HoopIdea was founded last season with the spirit of making basketball, already the best sport in the world, even better. But just as important as making it better, is understanding it. Recently, I begun taking efficiency numbers from, as opposed to Basketball-Reference, because the two sites calculate possessions slightly differently, and I was […]