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Kevin Jamison
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Jeremiah's Land Purchase
What type of long-term investments do we make in life? There are some financial investments, like saving for retirement or buying a house, that can pay off for a long time. We build relationships with our families, friends, spouses, and children that can la...

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NBA Contract Deflator
This year's NBA free agency period has gotten off to a fast start. Franchise players are locking in long-term deals (Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Jimmy Butler), big stars threaten to alter the competitive balance of the league (LaMarcus Aldridge, Marc Gas...

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My 2015 NBA All Star Ballot
Much has been said about the gaping disparity between the east and the west in the NBA this year. I've seen the standings where some janky eastern conference team like Miami, Detroit, or my [beloved] Charlotte HORNETS will make the playoffs while some good ...

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The Real Story Behind Taylor Swift's Struggle With Spotify
Taylor Swift recently pulled her music off of Spotify  due to the low royalty payouts from the streaming service. This story has all of the characteristics of a classic capitalistic struggle: the creative individual fighting against the tyranny of the heart...

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Learning To Pursue
Often the time between the promises of God and the fulfillment of those promises is vast. David spent many difficult years as the anointed of Israel before actually becoming the king of Israel. Christ was prophesied of in the Old Testament hundreds of years...

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Weighted Average WS/48 by Age
Recently I have been interested in the efficiency of playing time allocation in the NBA. This post focuses on how efficiently coaches allocate minutes given the age of a player. Generally NBA players enter the league, improve until a certain age, and then d...

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Wisdom From Above
" the wisdom from above is first pure, then  peaceable, gentle, open to reason,  full of mercy and good fruits,  impartial and  sincere." - James 3:17 (ESV) When I think about wisdom I don't first think about the attributes described in James 3:17. I usuall...

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NBA Team Age by Win Share
NBA broadcast crews often try to use statistics to back up claims about the age of a team. They usually show the average age of the team, or of the starters, or of a couple of key players. The problem with these approaches is that the weighting of player ag...

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The Chosen Exiles - Jeremiah 24
In 597 B.C. King Jehoiachin of Judah surrendered Jerusalem to the Babylonians. Years of idolatry without repentance had led God to bring judgement on Judah in the form of King Nebuchadnezzar and his invading army. Jehoiachin realized that trying to fight of...

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Relative Player Value: An Introduction
The heart of the advanced statistics revolution in professional sports is quantifying value. How valuable is a player? How valuable is a steal? How much of apparent value is reliable and how much is noise? How valuable will a team be going forward? The ques...
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