The BoxScore Geek 2014 Portfolio Final Report

Well, that was a disastrous evening of basketball.

In October, I went to Vegas. Check out the details here. Next week, I'll go back to Vegas to cash out my bet tickets. Here's what I'll be cashing out.

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Zach Lowe on 2-for-1 Battles

Zach Lowe makes an excellent point:

Doesn’t it seem like we’re seeing more instances in which teams race each other for the best 2-for-1 chance? One team will score with 36 seconds left in the quarter, confident it has nailed the 2-for-1, only to watch the opponent race down and score in five or six seconds — shifting the final 2-for-1 edge back their way.

The second team in that scenario faces an interesting risk-reward decision — one I’d love for some academic with awesome data-scraping skills to study: nabbing the final 2-for-1 is great, but sprinting for the first shot inevitably results in some godawful looks.

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The BoxScore Geek 2014 Portfolio's Really Penultimate Report

And it all comes down to two games.

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The Boxscore Geeks Show: the Worst Preseason Bet

The Playoffs, the MVPs, preseason bets, and a ton of tangents! Join Dre, Patrick, and Brian on another #BSGShow.

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Portfolio Mini-Update: Sacramento Bows Out

Last night, Sacramento's ineptitude reached its climax, and that changed things a bit. The Southwest title race remains complicated.

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