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Sportscenters' fakakta stats

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Mar 1, 2018.

  1. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I know. But even 1.5 steals is stupid.
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  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Today is the anniversary of Wilt’s 100 point game.
  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Cmon, work in something tying him to Thaddeus Young.
  4. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Both Wilt and Thaddeus started their NBA careers In Philadelphia.
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  5. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Devon Booker is the 3rd youngest player in NBA history to score 4,000 points (Kevin Durant, LeBron James)
  6. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Magic Johnson won 3 Championships before he turned 27, LeBron won none before he turned 27.
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    In 1985, USC took a 2-0 lead at Syracuse before Syracuse went on a 102-66 run to end the game. Stats.
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  8. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

  9. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    It was worse before. Look through the Elias baseball books in the '80s. That's when you would get the, "Batted .300 in night games played on a Wednesday" stats that were absolutely meaningless.
  10. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Come again, now?
  11. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    And we had another one Saturday. Coach K surpassing Pat Summit for D1 wins. Never mind the difference in genders, it's a record, right?
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  12. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    That's the kind of thing that would have been a bullet point at the end of a story 10 years ago. And that is fine. It's a bit interesting.

    Somehow this stuff became worthy of three minutes of broadcast time with a panel of four analysts breaking it down.
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