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January 7, 2011

Premium Article On the Beat: Stats Helped Build Super Heat

by John Perrotto

Before the new-look Miami Heat could hit the floor with its trio of stars, the Heat coaching staff got an idea of what to expect thanks to a member of the APBRmetrics community.

January 6, 2011

Premium Article Around the Rim: Tennessee to Play Without Pearl

by John Perrotto

The Tennessee Volunteers, who were reeling before blowing out Memphis on Wednesday, will be without head coach Bruce Pearl for eight of the next nine games because of an SEC suspension. How will that affect the team?

January 5, 2011

Premium Article On the Beat: Pop Unimpressed by Start

by John Perrotto

Despite Tuesday's loss at Madison Square Garden, the San Antonio Spurs still boast the league's best record. Just don't expect Gregg Popovich to get too excited about that.

January 3, 2011

Premium Article The List: Kansas Overtakes Duke

by John Perrotto

With both teams undefeated entering the new year, Kansas is Basketball Prospectus' new No. 1 in our weekly rankings.

December 30, 2010

Premium Article Around the Rim: Tough Big East Start for UConn

by John Perrotto

After an undefeated non-conference season, including a victory in the prestigious Maui Classic, Connecticut rose to No. 4 in the polls. The Huskies found the start of Big East play more challenging as they were beaten at Pitt.

December 28, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Shakeup Could Be in Store in Memphis

by John Perrotto

The Memphis Grizzlies have been one of the league's most enigmatic teams this season, which could lead to moves before the February trade deadline.

December 27, 2010

Premium Article The List: Duke Starts No. 1

by John Perrotto

Basketball Prospectus' rankings, which are subjective but based on statistical analysis, debut with a familiar team at the top--the Duke Blue Devils.

December 23, 2010

Premium Article Around the Rim: Sullinger Stars for Ohio State

by John Perrotto

Freshman Jared Sullinger has immediately stepped into the void left by the departure of Evan Turner, no small feat given that Turner was last year's consensus National Player of the Year.

December 21, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Orlando Makes Bold Deals

by John Perrotto

Magic general manager Otis Smith explained Saturday's pair of deals that brought Orlando two new starters and a sixth man as necessary to get the team back on the path to championship contention.

December 17, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Celtics-Knicks Rivalry Budding?

by John Perrotto

Wednesday's exciting matchup at Madison Square Garden is an indication that, with both teams headed for the playoffs, the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks might be on the verge of a rivalry.

December 16, 2010

Premium Article Around the Rim: No Hugs from Huggins

by John Perrotto

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins is not happy with the 7-2 Mountaineers' performance to date. How do we know? Well for one thing he's compared his players to ducks.

December 15, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Jordan Challenges Punchless Bobcats

by John Perrotto

A disappointing start for the Charlotte Bobcats came to a head Saturday, when owner Michael Jordan addressed the team in the locker room after it mustered just 62 points in a loss to Boston.

December 10, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: League Taking Control of Hornets

by John Perrotto

In a scenario unprecedented in NBA history, the league will purchase the New Orleans Hornets from owner George Shinn as part of a bid to keep the team in the Big Easy.

December 9, 2010

Premium Article Around the Rim: Pitt's McGhee to be Tested by Tennessee

by John Perrotto

Undefeated teams square off Saturday when Pitt hosts Tennessee as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge. For the Panthers to emerge victorious, senior center Gary McGhee will be crucial.

December 7, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Heat Welcomes Role of Villains

by John Perrotto

The Miami Heat's players and coaches know they have a target on their backs and don't mind at all.

December 3, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Owner Thrilled by Pacers' Start

by John Perrotto

Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon is usually quiet, but he can't contain his excitement over Indiana's surprisingly strong start to the season.

December 2, 2010

Premium Article Around the Rim: Tennessee Supplies Early Surprise

by John Perrotto

Dealing with an NCAA investigation, the Volunteers weren't expected to threaten the powers in the NIT Preseason Tipoff. Nonetheless, Tennessee upset Villanova at Madison Square Garden to win the tournament.

November 30, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Spoelstra Not Worried About Job Security

by John Perrotto

The Miami Heat's slow start has prompted questions about whether coach Erik Spoelstra's job is in danger. For his part, Spoelstra isn't paying any attention.

November 19, 2010

Premium Article Around the Rim: Season Tips Off on ESPN

by John Perrotto

While it comes a week after the start of the NCAA regular season, ESPN's Tip-Off Marathon has become the de facto tipoff to the year. There is some movement to make the season's opening night or week more meaningful.

November 18, 2010

Premium Article On the Beat: Defense Carrying Fast Starts

by John Perrotto

An improved defense is the biggest reason why the New Orleans Hornets are off to the NBA's best start, while defense has also helped the Dallas Mavericks play well and the Milwaukee Bucks stay afloat.

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