Monthly Archives: August 2012

Remembering the Wiz-Cavs Duels and A Call for a Rivalry Revived

Once upon a time the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers were playoff teams.  In fact, they were playoff rivals, or something like that. Three consecutive seasons–from ’05-’06 to ’07-08–the Wiz played the Cavs in the first round of the playoffs. And … Continue reading

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AGR Authentic Jersey of the Week(end): Jason Kidd on the Dallas Mavericks

Here at AGR, we try to be well-rounded. “Jack-of-all-trades,” to use a phrase that brother and blog-mate Jesse irrationally adores. We bring serious analysis, story telling, and no shortage of inappropriate jokes to the table. This quality of versatility is … Continue reading

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The Celtics Big 3 (Slash 4!) Recap, Part II: Thought, Feelings, and Analysis

I’ve been watching unhealthy amounts of basketball my whole life. Never has this been truer than in the last five seasons, since the 2007-08 season. A big part of this had to do with the coincidence of my relocation to … Continue reading

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AGR Authentic Jersey of the Week(end): LaPhonso Ellis on the Denver Nuggets

It’s about that time of month. You know, that time where I constantly wear a special, highly absorbent fabric. And get irrationally emotional. It’s that time of month where I don one of my authentic jerseys and meltdown from joy … Continue reading

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The Celtics Big 3 (slash 4!) Era Recap, Part I: How It Went Down

I’ve been watching unhealthy amounts of basketball my whole life. Never has this been truer than in the last five seasons, since the 2007-08 season. A big part of this had to do with the coincidence of my relocation to … Continue reading

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Is the Best Defense a Good Offense and the Best Offense a Good Defense? A Quick Look at History

A few months ago, I downloaded the team statistics for each season since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976-77.  I chose to get each team’s average age, SRS, Offensive and Defensive Rating, pace, and Four Factors for both offense and defense; with … Continue reading

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