Earlier this week, I changed the blogging world by drawing incisive comparisons between Brooklyn Nets players and characters from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. You should go read it, if only because my Andray Blatche & Reggie Evans comparison is perhaps the finest analysis I've ever done.

This morning, it appears that I'm not the only one who's down with Turtle Time. Via Deron Williams AKA Raphael's Instagram account this morning:... MORE →


So, you may or may not remember that I did the most ridiculous thing I've done on this site last week; after a lengthy discussion on Twitter, I wrote up a deep comparison casting different members of the Brooklyn Nets as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It was an incredibly important addition to basketball's analytical canon, particularly so soon after the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

As it turns out, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles found my post somehow, presumably while looking up the hottest Brooklyn Nets news & analysis they could find (I mean, Raphael is spiritually from Brooklyn), and they decided to send me a surprise thank you package, which, by the way, is the greatest gift I've ever received... MORE →


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So you can all blame Tim for this. In the midst of talking about basketball, a lively discussion accidentally popped up on my Twitter feed today: if you compared the Brooklyn Nets to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, who would be who? Naturally, this discussion spiraled, with so many of you giving so many opinions on who you think fits what turtle description. I loved most of them, agreed with half of them, and after much personal deliberation, below are my final choices. ... MORE →