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StatMan – Episode #39 – Is this the best free agent class of all time?

This year’s free agency is shaping up to be one of the biggest and most eventful in a while. Several marquee free agents have already departed from their current teams, including two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, who are taking their talents to Brooklyn. The summer’s biggest prize, Kawhi Leonard, will reportedly meet…

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StatMan – Episode #38 – Board Man Gets Paid & Kings of the West Again

Board man, Board Man Gets Paid! The Lakers make the mega deal for Anthony Davis What does Free Agency Looks like now? In Saturday’s reported deal, the Pelicans basically swapped out Kuzma and that cap relief in favor of extracting a third first-round pick and unprotected swap rights on the Lakers’ 2023 first-rounder. The final…

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StatMan – Episode #37 – The Champs are alive!

KD was magnificent for 12 minutes and GS needed all of it How does his injury affect this series moving forward and NBA Free Agency Nick Nurse timeout? HUH?!! Steve shuts down some ridiculous NBA Finals take from Facebook. The three-peat dreams are somehow still alive. The Golden State Warriors lost Kevin Durant to injury…

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StatMan – Episode #36 – FINALS tied, Klay injured, Raptors go Box in one

Visit the StatMan website Warriors win Game 2 109-104 over the Raptors to even the series at 1 game apiece. — StatMan breaks down Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Nick Nurse apparent Box in One defense that worked(?), Klay’s injury moving forward, and the impact of this moving into Game 3.  — Also at…

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StatMan – Episode #35 – NBA Finals 2019 Analytical Breakdown & Predictions

Host Steve Duffis  breaks down the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors by the analytical numbers. Offensive and defensive ratings, percentages, possessions for each team. The bench impact, Kevin Durant’s injury; how it impacts the Warriors, and he makes his Finals predictions based on the numbers and his eye test combined! Tune in for…

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StatMan – Episode #34 – The WCF is All Over f.t. TheNoLookPass (Rey-Rey)

First off, I want to apologize for the slight echo but the audio went on us during the recording. In today’s episode, I linked up with long time Twitter Mainstay and host of the “Rey-Rey is Fundamental” podcast to talk about some WCF Finals and ECF Finals games, the beginning of mainstream NBA on Twitter,…

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StatMan – Episode #33 f.t. Fox Sports 1, Mark Gunnels

Steve bring on a special co-host in Mark Gunnels, member of the NABJ, columnist for Black Sports Online (@bso), and PA for FoxSports 1. They talk about what went wrong with the Houston Rockets, the Steph Curry transformation and how the Blazers will matchup against the Warriors in the WCF. They also dove into some…

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StatMan – Episode #32 – Do the Numbers Really Matter?

Do the numbers really matter in these NBA Playoffs? Host Steve Duffis breaks down the True shooting percentages of Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, how that translates for their respective playoffs series moving forward and does it even matter if you’re not winning? Also, he talks about how LeBron not being in the playoff and Golden…

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StatMan – Episode #31 f.t. Complex Magazine’s Rawan Eewshah

In this episode we talked to an accomplished sports writer and content producer for Complex Magazine currently and past at Buzzfeed, Rawan Eewshah. We talked NBA playoffs, the inconsistencies of the VAR replay system, GOAT Messi and he personal rise through the ranks of digital sports media. She also shares some awesome statistics you don’t…

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StatMan – Episode #28 – The GOAT Criteria!

Host Steve Duffis want to know what the criteria entails for becoming the greatest player of all time in any sport. This all comes from hearing Zion Williamson been rated Top 50 NBA player already by some pundits.  He breaks down players like Messi, Jordan, LeBron, Kobe, NCAA greats and of course he spills a…

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