Every Earl Boykins block ever

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(Note: This post was originally posted on August 3, but since I just got syndicated by Basketball Reference and this post was too far back, I wanted to bring it up to the front.)A post about career lows in blocks per game led me to discover that 5-3 mighty mite legend Muggsy Bogues blocked 39 shots in his long and … Read More

Under the Hill?

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As a companion to yesterday’s 40th birthday post, here are six players that played an NBA game on their 19th birthday (there are no players who played a game on their 18th birthday – the closest was Andrew Bynum, who played his first game when he was 18 years 6 days old).Looking at the results, we see a possible reason … Read More

The Chosen 1

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You may have heard of the “trillion”, where a player contributes nothing to the box score despite technically appearing in the game. ┬áBut how about a player that contributes 1 of everything? Since the 83/84 season, no one has had a game quite like the game like William Bedford had for the Detroit Pistons on February 19, 1988.Bedford had 1 … Read More