And Omari Johnson becomes the first…

Last Friday, the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies lost to the Sacramento Kings 94-93.  The Grizzlies are in 14th place in the Western Conference standings, the Kings at 12th place, it was a game with no major postseason permutations. In that game, a 6’9″ forward made his NBA debut, garnering 16 minutes of court time with the…

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My NBL Canada postseason bracket looks like this…

So the National Basketball League of Canada has just wrapped up its seventh regular season, and now begins its seventh postseason. Point of order – I am the director of statistics and player clearances for the NBL, so let’s get that out of the way right now. As the NBL begins its playoff run, eight…

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That’s 58 in English … cinquante-huit en Francais…

I enjoy sharing these moments from my National Basketball League of Canada life, where I work as the league statistician and director of player clearances. One of the teams in our league is the St. John’s edge, a team WAAAAY far away in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.  On their roster is Carl English,…

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Get an Albany Patroon to run your sports league

I have never shied away from my love for the long-departed Albany Patroons basketball team.  Two championships, five regular-season titles, and a slew of NBA players and coaches came from our little Continental Basketball Association team. And today I want to take a moment and salute one of those former Patroons and his successful involvement…

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