Nate Robinson – Fool’s Golden Nugget

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Nate Robinson became a playoff hero earlier this year. He filled in for Derrick Rose and provided the Bulls with a much-needed offensive lift. If anything, Nate Robinson proved that he has a place in this league. Robinson played sparingly for the Thunder and got waived by them two years ago. This year he was […] READ MORE


Roundtable: NBA Draft Preview

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Welcome to the latest edition of The “Buzz”: Basketball Roundtable.  We pose several basketball related questions to our panel of life-long NBA fans for their candid opinions.  We invite anyone to participate by answering the same questions in the “Comments” section at the bottom of this article.  This week our panel consists of Matt Fish […] READ MORE


Basketball Roundtable: 2nd Round Edition

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Editor’s Note:  We at LWOS are proud to present to you a new column – The “Buzz”: Basketball Roundtable.  We pose several basketball related questions to our panel of life-long NBA fans for their candid opinions.  We invite anyone to participate by answering the same questions in the “Comments” section at the bottom of this […] READ MORE



NBA Moving Average Relevance Ranking (MARR) – April 12

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I think explaining the exact methodology is not that important, but I can tell you I am keeping two spreadsheets that constantly take rankings of players (from internet forums and other sources) with a constant updating of the spreadsheet to arrive at an idea of the top players in the league. Basically, every week or […] READ MORE



Chasing Perfection – Building The 82-0 Team

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In case you missed the preview, this is my attempt at building a team capable of winning 82 games. One thing I considered is that in today’s league, teams are gradually shifting towards smaller, more athletic lineups in favor of the more traditional big man dominated offense and defense.   The Starting Lineup F – […] READ MORE


Chasing Perfection – The 82-0 Team (Preview)

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This is a popular question that gets asked almost every time a very talented team gets assembled. Can this team go 82-0? Can they eclipse the 95-96 Bulls record of 72 wins and 10 losses? Obviously we can count out the Big 3 Celtics, the Big 3 Miami Heat, and this year’s Super-Lakers out of […] READ MORE


Amar'e: It's not you… It's me

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When dealing with ex-girlfriends, sometimes a breakup signifies the absolute end, a situation where neither you nor your ex ever wants to see each other again. But other times, there is an unexplainable connection that cannot be shaken, and people find themselves back together again, whether just as a casual encounter or something a little […] READ MORE


NBA Knee-Jerk All-Stars (Eastern Conference Reserves)

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Earlier I looked at the Eastern Conference Starters and the Western Conference Starters.   You can see them by clicking on the names above.  Today I move on to the Eastern Conference Reserves. It took a while to narrow down such a diverse pool of talent to seven players, but I think I’ve picked the seven […] READ MORE