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Missner’s Manifesto: Valentine’s Massacre

COLUMBUS, OH – JANUARY 13: D’Angelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Spike Albrecht #2 of the Michigan Wolverines battle for control of a loose ball in the second half on January 13, 2015 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Michigan 71-52. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)   Let’s start from the ending. I don’t like sports narratives, but...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Ball Hogs Statistical Ranking – Feb 17, 2015

DALLAS, TX – FEBRUARY 11: Enes Kanter #0 of the Utah Jazz takes a shot against Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on February 11, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)   My task was simple enough – I wanted to figure out, statistically, who the biggest ball hog/black hole/teammate from hell/etc. was in the NBA.  With...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Bench Statistical Rankings: Feb 11, 2015

  Every basketball player wants to be a starter.  It’s ingrained in us from the first time we pick up a ball to the day when we shoot our last basket.  Because of this, bench play and bench players don’t get much respect, save for the Manu Ginobili‘s of the world.  But a good bench is crucial ingredient for any team with their eyes on a championship – look no further...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Feb 10, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: James...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Feb 9, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Spurs...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Feb 7, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: New...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Feb 6, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Indiana...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Feb 5, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Charlotte...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Feb 4, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: ...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Feb 2, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Cleveland...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Missner’s Manifesto: Shockers Shocked!

WICHITA, KS – JANUARY 25: of the Wichita State Shockers of the Drake Bulldogs during the first half on January 25, 2015 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita State defeated Drake 74-40. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)   If you are a Wichita State fan and you believe in such things, you had better hope that I don’t watch future games. The Shockers have lost three...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 31, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Houston...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 28, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Washington...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 26, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Boston...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Missner’s Manifesto: Kansas & Texas – A Tale of Two Teams

AUSTIN, TX – JANUARY 24: Cliff Alexander #2 of the Kansas Jayhawks slam dunks against the Texas Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center on January 24, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)   When you think about sports streaks, the Kansas Jayhawks’ regular season streak of 10 Big 12 championship is one of the more impressed. Stop and remember the number of...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 24, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Detroit...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Record Breaking Third Quarter Video

at ORACLE Arena on January 23, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. To say Klay Thompson was en fuego last night is a bit of an understatement.  52 points overall, including 37 (!!!) in the third quarter...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 22, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Orlando...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 21, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Cleveland...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Ball Hogs Statistical Ranking – Jan 20, 2015

(Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)   My task was simple enough – I wanted to figure out, statistically, who the biggest ball hog/black hole/teammate from hell/etc. was in the NBA.  With the plethora of stats available today, it shouldn’t be too hard to figure that out, I surmised.  While I was researching what stats I should use – Usage %, Assist % – I stumbled across a now...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

adidas adiPURE 360.2 Review

  adidas adiPURE 360.2 Review   I love these shoes.  Now concludes the shortest shoe review ever. What?  You’re still here?!  Fine, guess I better write some more then.  The adidas adiPURE 360.2 is a training shoe released by the three stripes giant.  The shoes are light, airy, and quite comfortable.  And I love the look of them (I’ve got the bright orange pair).  ...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Missner’s Manifesto: Duke vs Louisville Thoughts

LOUISVILLE, KY – JANUARY 17: Terry Rozier #0 and Shaqquan Aaron #21 of the Louisville Cardinals defend against Tyus Jones #5 of the Duke Blue Devils during the game at KFC Yum! Center on January 17, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. Duke defeated Louisville 63-52. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)   Proponents and detractors of college basketball would have both had plenty of ammunition...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 15, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Lebron...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

The Degenerate Bet of the Day: Jan 14, 2015

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the mysterious Barry Oh, who I’ve recruited to give his basketball bet of the night every night for you degenerates out there.  Every night we’ll bet an imaginary $100 on our pick, and will keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Oh does.   Today’s Pick: Memphis...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Consensus NBA Mock Draft: January Update

(Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports)   Status quo amongst the projected top picks in the draft from December to January. Rather than fill cyberspace up with yet another mock draft, The Hoops Manifesto has determined the consensus top 60 prospects for the 2014 NBA Draft.  We took the mock drafts from four of the web’s best: DraftExpress, NBADraft.net, NBA Draft Room, and WalterFootball...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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