Nylon Calculus

2024 NBA Finals - Game Two

Experience not required: How NBA head coaches with no coaching experience have fared

N.B. Lindberg
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The anatomy of an NBA Finals MVP

The Kings’ Gambit: What the Kings are risking by extending Mike Brown

What Cade Cunningham can learn from Luka Doncic and the Mavs

Denver Nuggets v Minnesota Timberwolves - Game Four

NBA Playoff check-in: What’s changed from the regular season?

N.B. Lindberg
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Minnesota Timberwolves v Phoenix Suns - Game Four

How the Rudy Gobert and the Minnesota Timberwolves made the Suns go supernova

N.B. Lindberg
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Los Angeles Lakers v Phoenix Suns

No, the Lakers historic free throw margin isn't because the refs are on their side

N.B. Lindberg
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Miami Heat v Boston Celtics

The Whiteboard: Can't stop the Heat, can't stop Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Ian Levy
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Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets

A statistical guide to every first-round series in the NBA Playoffs

N.B. Lindberg
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Delon Wright was the X-Factor in the Heat building an early lead against the 76ers, a surprise adjustment that Philly didn't have tape to prepare for... on purpose

Delon Wright and the art of not making adjustments on purpose

Kevin Reyes
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Atlanta Hawks v Chicago Bulls - Play-In Tournament

The Whiteboard: How Coby White finished off the Hawks

Ian Levy
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2017 NBA Finals - Game Three

Ranking the NBA’s top-5 cupcake kings

N.B. Lindberg
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Oklahoma City Thunder v Milwaukee Bucks

What’s up Doc? The Milwaukee Bucks’ struggles under Doc Rivers

N.B. Lindberg
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New Orleans Pelicans v Atlanta Hawks

The evolution of Zion Williamson

N.B. Lindberg
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Portland Trail Blazers v Houston Rockets

Is the Jalen Green breakout for real, or just a break from what’s real?

N.B. Lindberg
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Los Angeles Lakers v Sacramento Kings

A complete history of Anthony Davis vs Domantas Sabonis

N.B. Lindberg
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Boston Celtics v Phoenix Suns

The Boston Celtics are the overwhelming title favorites, but should they be?

N.B. Lindberg
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Los Angeles Lakers v Phoenix Suns

How the Lakers can fix their biggest Achilles’ heel 

N.B. Lindberg
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Feb 23, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) shoots

LeBron James has rediscovered his outside shot, but it hasn't saved the Laker offense

Max Mortenson
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Memphis Grizzlies v Oklahoma City Thunder

Ranking every NBA team by their first-half over/under-performance

N.B. Lindberg
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Denver Nuggets v Philadelphia 76ers

Styles make fights: Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic’s divergent excellence 

N.B. Lindberg
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Jan 7, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) defends Los

The Whiteboard: Are the Lakers the unluckiest defense in the NBA?

Ian Levy
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Boston Celtics v Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA standings ordered by team VORP

N.B. Lindberg
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Dec 13, 2023; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34)

The Whiteboard: Bucks red-hot offense, Warriors new starters

Ian Levy
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Oklahoma City Thunder v Minnesota Timberwolves

How Rudy Gobert and Chet Holmgren revitalized their teams' defense

N.B. Lindberg
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Washington Wizards v Toronto Raptors

Jordan Poole, Austin Reaves and early season NBA On-Off Non-Stars

N.B. Lindberg
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Chicago Bulls v Detroit Pistons

What’s wrong with Cade Cunningham?

N.B. Lindberg
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Brooklyn Nets v Los Angeles Lakers

10 NBA small sample size overreactions to lose your mind over

N.B. Lindberg
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