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  1. Statistical experts pick Heat in a landslide

    Henry Abbott

    The TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown features eight participants. Two pick the Mavericks to win the 2011 NBA Finals -- the other six pick the Heat. But know how many of those quant analysts expect the Mavericks to win? Zero. Nada. Nilch. Not eve...

    Blog | May 30, 2011
  2. The TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown: The Finals

    Henry Abbott

    The experts have made their picks. The NBA title is at stake in these Finals, but the 2010 TrueHoop Stat Geek title is not. Jeff Ma sewed that up in the last round, thanks in no small part to his consistent belief in the Boston Celtics. What ma...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  3. Player Most Likely to Surprise By Making a Ton of Noise in the Pl...

    Henry Abbott

    Shortly after doing what "experts" do and telling everyone who I thought should win everything, I took a few minutes today to reflect on it. Of all the picks, the one I feel best about is Nene as Most Improved Player. (And no, that's no...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  4. One Shot, with the Game on the Line

    Henry Abbott

    Who would you pick to take that shot? In survey after survey, expert after expert has said: "Kobe Bryant." Roland Beech of just pored through five and a half years of game-winning shots however, and found that with the game on t...

    Blog | February 06, 2009
  5. The 2008 Stat Geek Smackdown: The Finals

    Henry Abbott

    The picks are in. And I found them surprising. Seven out of seven experts picked the series to last six games, and five out of seven picked the same team to win. And because the picks were so similar, the winner is already set -- but there's still pl...

    Blog | June 04, 2008
  6. The 2007 TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown in the Finals

    Henry Abbott

    The latest round of picks are in. Click over there for the full story, and you'll see that three different experts still have a shot at the winner's jacket....

    Blog | June 05, 2007
  7. Like Everyone, I Assume the Pistons Will Win

    Henry Abbott

    I guess my pick will be Pistons in six. But man, I have the willies about it, for several reasons: It seems like every time anyone ever writes an article like this, or all the experts agree, they quickly get their comeuppance. This is almost like a l...

    Blog | May 21, 2007
  8. TrueHoop Stat Geeks All Pick San Antonio and Detroit

    Henry Abbott

    Everyone's updated picks will be published soon. I have seen them and can tell you that every single stat expert believes San Antonio and Detroit will be moving on. Utah draws a lot of admiration, and everyone acknowledges that a special performance ...

    Blog | May 20, 2007
  9. Who's Going to Pick Against This Guy?

    Henry Abbott

    We watched, slack-jawed, as Golden State humiliated the purported best team in the NBA. Now, we have to decide what to take from that. Of course, nobody freakin' has any idea, which became clear as I was collecting picks from the statistical experts ...

    Blog | May 07, 2007