Bernucca: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the 2013-14 NBA Season

jamesdurant

There were 1,230 games during the NBA season, and I read the stories and boxscores for every single one. That is how I compile Page 2 of my weekly notes column, which features the categories Quote of the Week, Line of the Week, Line of the Weak and the Trillion Watch. It’s also how I find gems like Mo Williams mysteriously playing for the Philadelphia 76ers. After my column is published every Monday, I take the winners of those weekly categories and save

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The Top 10 Surprises of the NBA season

Bledsoe

It’s exactly 10 days into this NBA regular season, it feels like 10 weeks for those who cover the league on a regular basis, and a whole hell of a lot has already happened. Few things have gone as expected, of course the undefeated start for the Pacers is an exception, and surprises abound across the league. Here are 10 that immediately came to mind, including a pair of dazzling young point guards, one major market team in big trouble and

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Collapse Comparison: Nets vs. Warriors

Stephen Curry

The two best games of the playoffs thus far have clearly been Game 4 between the Brooklyn Nets and Chicago Bulls and Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, which had a number of similarities. Both games went multiple overtimes. Both games had plenty of big shots. Both games had role players becoming unlikely heroes. And unfortunately for the Nets and Warriors, both games had huge collapses late in regulation.

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The Bernucca List – Edition 43

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No, I didn’t answer my own question. What fun would there be in that? That would be like throwing a surprise party for yourself. The previous edition of The Bernucca List was correctly answered by a reader named Chris, who offered, “NBA players who have been named MVP without winning a championship.”

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The Bernucca List – Edition 42

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Usually a weekly feature, The Bernucca List took its own All-Star break last week. We do that from time to time, when we can’t come up with a challenging list while facing a deadline or simply forget, as we did last week.

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The Bernucca List – Edition 41

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Reader Brian C. is back in a big way. Brian C. had been an active participant in The Bernucca List earlier this season, providing the correct answer for two lists. But we hadn’t heard from him in a while. Meanwhile, fellow readers such as Ody P. narrowed the gap on season leader Brian Rivel, who has nailed the correct answer to three lists. But Brian C. is back in the picture as he was the first with the correct answer to last week’s

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The Bernucca List – Edition 40

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Alex C. is one of the many Sheridan Hoops readers who make this site possible. We have a number of interactive features on Sheridan Hoops. One of them is this one – The Bernucca List, which tests the NBA knowledge of our readers in what we think is a fun way. Alex C. nailed the correct answer to last week’s list, which was “Players who have finished second in MVP voting multiple times.” Everyone on the list finished second at least twice;

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The Bernucca List – Edition 39

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Reader Ody P.’s winning streak is over. Ody P. had correctly answered the previous two editions of The Bernucca List. But he was a little slow on the draw on last week’s list, which was a short one but tough one.

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