We agree, DeMarcus Cousins' isn't an All-Star

The fans and coaches have spoken, and Demarcus Cousins isn't an All-Star. By conventional methods, sure, he's a star. He makes lots of money and scores lots of points. The reason for the snub is because he's on a bad team. While we certainly never hold a bad team against a star, the reality is that part of the reason the Kings aren't a top team is because Cousins isn't a star. He's an above average player, but not a star. Let's review why!

As an update, DeMarcus Cousins' has been named as Kobe Bryant's replacement in the All-Star game. This is oddly appropriate.

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Are Stats Fans Sports Fans?

Dave Berri has a fun piece up at Crooked Scoreboard titled "Why Statistical Analysis Makes Sports Fans Unhappy." As always, Dave is insightful and takes a few swings at some old favorites including Melo and Kobe. 

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The Boxscore Geeks Show: All the Stars!

This week's show is all about that All-Star game!

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Maybe it's time to redefine what a star is

When the 2015 All-Star game starters were announced, the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors both sat atop their respective conferences. Halfway through the season, neither team has hit double digits in losses. And yet, according to the voters, the two teams only have one clear-cut All-Star between the two of them. The "Yay! Points!" thesis is nothing new – fans have overvalued points for years. But perhaps, after years and years of data, it's time to redefine what makes a player a star.

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The Boxscore Geeks Show: Stealing Your Thunder

We talk bad management in the NBA, which means we spend a lot of time talking the Thunder. Also, are the Hawks truly "starless?"

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