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  1. LeBron on a run, but still behind Durant

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Info

    ESPN Stats & InformationEven with his torrid play of late, LeBron James still ranks behind Kevin Durant in Win Shares this season.LeBron James has garnered a lot of praise for his six-game streak of scoring and shooting percentage. However, if you l...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  2. Don't blame Westbrook for Game 2 loss

    Alok Pattani and Dean Oliver, ESPN Stats & Info

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty ImagesAccording to the numbers below, Russell Westbrook should not be blamed for the Thunder's Game 2 loss.After the Oklahoma City Thunder's loss to the Miami Heat in Game 2, many people are placing the blame on Rus...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  3. Dan Crawford, the Heat and the 1.9 percent

    Alok Pattani

    Dan Crawford is scheduled to be a referee in tonight's Eastern Conference Finals Game 6 between the Heat and Celtics in Boston. Given the fact that the refereeing has been a major topic of discussion in this series, the fact that Crawford will of...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  4. Hack-A-Splitter not best approach for OKC

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Info

    Late in the third quarter of Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, the Oklahoma City Thunder engaged in a controversial strategy of "Hack-A-Splitter," intentionally fouling San Antonio Spurs forward Tiago Splitter on five straight possessions. ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  5. Bobcats are not at odds with NBA lottery

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Info

    With the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery on Wednesday (8 ET on ESPN), each non-playoff team's fans are hoping that the ping-pong balls come out in their favor, giving them the No. 1 overall pick and a chance to select likely top choice, Anthony Davis. Give...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  6. Josh Hamilton and other sports rarities

    Albert Larcada, Alok Pattani

    According to the Elias Sports Bureau, there have been 200,519 regular-season games in the history if Major League Baseball. After Josh Hamilton's performance on Tuesday, there now have been 16 games in major-league history in which a single player...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  7. Numbers: Rangers following Mavs' path?

    Alok Pattani

    We've discussed how similiar the run the Rangers are making right now is to the way the Mavericks' did it earlier this year. Alok Pattani of ESPN Stats & Information took a closer look. The Matchup: The team with home-field advantage is mak...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  8. World Series forecast: A slam dunk?

    Alok Pattani

    If the 2011 World Series matchup and the way the games have played out seems familiar, it may be because it is following a similar narrative as that of the NBA Finals from just a few months ago. THE MATCHUP The team with home-field advantage i...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  9. Kobe Bryant vs. crunch time statistics: A debate

    Henry Abbott

    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images SportStatistics? About crunch time? On a guy with five rings? Why? During the Finals, I published some research compiled by ESPN's Alok Pattani showing how today's players compare to Michael Jordan when it comes to tak...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  10. Analyzing the closeness of the NBA Finals

    Henry Abbott

    By Dean Oliver and Alok Pattani ESPN Stats & Info As the 2011 NBA Finals come to a close with Game 6 on Sunday and a possible Game 7 on Tuesday, basketball fans everywhere are bemoaning the fact that such a competitive and compelling series must c...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  11. Dirk sets true shooting percentage record

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Info

    Jerome Miron/US Presswire You could argue that Nowitzki's Game 1 was the greatest shooting performance in playoff history. Dirk Nowitzki's 48-point game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals stood out not only...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  12. Another late miss for Lakers' Bryant

    Alok Pattani

    With his miss on a potential go-ahead 3-pointer in the final seconds of the Los Angeles Lakers' Game 1 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, Kobe Bryant now has missed his last five game-tying or go-ahead postseason field goal attempts in the final 24 second...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  13. (All) Stars aligned in Celtics-Heat series

    Alok Pattani

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty Images (L to R) Garnett, James, Pierce and Bosh are four of the 12 current or former All-Stars in this series. There's no doubt that part of the intrigue of the Eastern Conference Semifinal between the Boston Celtics and M...

    Blog | May 01, 2011
  14. Mavs, Crawford have unique past

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Info

    Dan Crawford is scheduled to be a referee in tonight's Game 2 between the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers. Crawford has a recent history with the Mavericks in the postseason. • Dallas is 2-16 in playoff games refereed by Cr...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  15. Kobe Bryant said he could beat LeBron James one-on-one, so Page 2...

    Alok Pattani

    Kobe Bryant recently said he would beat LeBron James if the two ever squared off in a game of one-on-one. So ESPN decided to run the numbers. Synergy Sports Tech's video tracking allows us to look at times in which Kobe and LeBron guarded each othe...

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  16. Putting Your Teams' Chances of Winning the Lottery in Familiar Te...

    Henry Abbott

    Alok Pattani of ESPN Statistics and Information Research has done something fabulous: He has come up with basketball things that are about as likely as this or that team winning the lottery: The Kings are 25% likely to win the top spot, which is ab...

    Blog | May 19, 2009