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26 Jul 14 Fast Break Kings of NBA

Fast break is an up-tempo style offensive basketball strategy where a team try to create a scoring position as quickly as possible. Since the 1996-97 season, in which NBA starts to record fast break points, %63 of 22.546 played games have been won by the teams that score more fast break points then their opponents....
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20 Jul 14 Rise of the Four-Point Plays

We bet that you have already heard this phrase during the 2013-14 playoffs: "Another four-point play for ..."   This year,  playoff's fever was exceptional. But not only fever, a number of four-point plays were exceptional, too. 2013-14 playoffs produced  all-time playoff record, 25 four-point plays. Previous record set at 2009-10 and 2002-03 years with only 8...
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19 Jul 14 Draft Success of NBA Teams

The memory of the 2006-2007 NBA regular season is not very heartwarming for the Portland Trailblazers by any means. They finished the regular season with a record of 32-50, just passed the Sonics and the Wolves in the Northwest division and they were the seventh least winning team of the league, even though they had Zach Randolph, the rookie of the year Brandon Roy and the promising youngster LaMarcus Aldridge on their roster! It was obvious that something was not right, and in fact this young and talented team just needed a good coach, a good management and a little bit of luck to succeed.

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13 Jul 14 East vs. West

Last season Eastern Conference was really dominated by Western one. 38 wins were enough to secure a last playoff position at East but 11 more needed for West. In 2013-14 season, West won 284 of 450 (%63.11) cross-conference games. But still it is not the worst stats line for East. Exactly a decade ago, in 2003-04 season; West won 266 of 420 (%63.33).

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