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Suns Theme Sets Championship Tone

By Stefan Swiat, Suns.com Posted: Nov. 2, 2007 As the Suns made their home debut Friday, new additions Grant Hill, Brian Skinner, Alando Tucker, and D.J. Strawberry were officially unveiled to the public. One addition that might not have been as noticeable was the modernization of the Suns’ theme song. Originally conceived in 1991 by composer Daniel Lessner, the Suns’ theme...
Via nba.com/suns
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Suns Must Shaq-Proof Baskets on Practice Court

By Jerry Browneastvalleytribune.com, Feb. 11, 2008 Shaquille O’Neal still hasn’t played a game for the Phoenix Suns, but his impact continues to be felt through US Airways Center. And the latest epicenter is the team’s practice court. After watching a few of Shaq’s thunderous dunks during a personal workout Sunday and in practice Monday, some of his new teammates have...
Via nba.com/suns
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks Sign Brian Skinner

12/02/2010 The Milwaukee Bucks have signed veteran center Brian Skinner (6-9, 255) to a contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today. A 12-year NBA veteran, Skinner has played in 605 games and holds career averages of 4.8 points and 4.7 rebounds while shooting 49.4 percent from the field. He played in all eight 2010 preseason games for Milwaukee and averaged 1.5 points...
Via NBA.com
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks Request Waivers on Skinner

01/05/2011 The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on center Brian Skinner (6-9, 255), General Manager John Hammond announced today. Skinner, 34, signed as a free agent on December 2, 2010. He appeared in two games with the Bucks this season. A veteran of 12 NBA seasons (including 2003-04 and 2006-07 in Milwaukee), Skinner holds career averages of 4.7 points and 4.7 rebounds...
Via NBA.com
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Early shots equal more successWhat else is new!

A recent news story said that scientific studies of NBA games showed that teams who shot the ball earlier in the 24 second clock had more success. I hate to disparage people who enjoy putting numbers into computers and seeing what comes out, but the result the computer guys came up with isCOMMON SENSE. This is not to criticize the work of Brian Skinner, a theoretical physicist at...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The Memphis Grizzlies waive Brian Skinner

The Grizzlies have waived 35-year old power forward Brian Skinner.  Skinner played in 1 game for the Grizzlies this year working 4 minutes and not recording any other stats.  Skinner has now played in 608 games (197 starts) in his NBA career and he is averaging 17.9 minutes, 4.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game.  This isn’t much of a loss for the Grizzlies as they...
Via Grizzlies Locker
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies waive Brian Skinner

The Memphis Grizzlies waived forward/center Brian Skinner, Grizzlies General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Wallace announced today. Skinner (6-9, 255), who originally signed with Memphis on Dec. 10, appeared in one regular season game with the Grizzlies, logging four minutes on Dec. 26 at San Antonio. The 35-year-old Baylor product holds career averages of [...]
Via Inside Hoops
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Waive Brian Skinner

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Brian Skinner after he appeared in just one game.
Via RealGM
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Grizzlies waive Brian Skinner

MEMPHIS, December 29, 2011 - The Grizzlies requested waivers on forward/center Brian Skinner, Grizzlies General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Wallace announced today. Skinner (6-9, 255), who originally signed with Memphis on Dec. 10, appeared in one regular season game with the Grizzlies, logging four minutes on Dec. 26 at San Antonio.
Via NBA.com
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Grizzlies add five players to Training Camp roster

Veterans Davis, Moore, Reiner, Sharpe, Skinner add size, experience to Grizzlies. MEMPHIS, December 10, 2011 – The Memphis Grizzlies signed free agents Josh Davis, Mikki Moore, Jared Reiner, Walter Sharpe and Brian Skinner, collectively adding 31 seasons of NBA experience to the roster, Grizzlies General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Wallace announced today.
Via NBA.com
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Kwame Brown Dunks On Brian Skinner

Via You Got Dunked On
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Risk vs. reward

I have a confession to make:  I majored is in statistics.  Dorky?  I'll leave that to you.  Nate sent me a link this morning to a research paper found in the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports and I took the bait.Dr. Brian Skinner, a University of Minnesota physics research associate and Ph.D has taken a stab at explaining risk assessment and strategy in sports. ...
Via The Colts Authority
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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