GAME THREAD: Portland Trail Blazers (26-34) @ Atlanta Hawks (18-43) – (February 29, 2020)

##General Information **TIME** |**MEDIA** |**LOCATION** | :————|:————————————|:——————-| 7:29 PM Eastern |**Game Preview**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/PORATL#/preview) | State Farm Arena | 6:29 PM Central |**Game Matchup**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/PORATL#/pbp) | **Team Subreddits**| 5:29 PM Mountain|**Play By Play**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/PORATL#/matchup)| /r/ripcity | 4:29 PM Pacific |**Box Score**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/PORATL#/boxscore) | /r/atlantahawks | —– [Reddit Stream](https://reddit-stream.com/comments/auto) (You must click this link from the comment […]

List of the TV Viewership of NBA Finals Game 1’s since 1990 (a mini Case Study on why National Coverage Ignores Certain Teams/Players)

​ |Year|Matchup|TV Ratings for Game 1 (Millions of viewers)| |:-|:-|:-| |1990|Pistons v. Blazers|17.2 Million| |1991|Bulls v. Lakers|23.9| |1992|Bulls v. Blazers|20.8| |1993|Bulls v. Suns|27.2| |1994|Rockets v. Knicks|17.3| |1995|Rockets v. Magic|20.1| |1996|Bulls v. SuperSonics|24.9| |1997|Bulls v. Jazz|25.6| |1998|Bulls v. Jazz|29.0| |1999|Spurs v. Knicks|16.0| |2000|Lakers v. Pacers|17.4| |2001|Lakers v. 76ers|19.0| |2002|Lakers v. Nets|15.7| |2003|Spurs v. Nets|9.9| |2004|Lakers v. […]

GAME THREAD: Brooklyn Nets (26-32) @ Miami Heat (37-22) – (February 29, 2020)

##General Information **TIME** |**MEDIA** |**LOCATION** | :————|:————————————|:——————-| 7:29 PM Eastern |**Game Preview**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/BKNMIA#/preview) | AmericanAirlines Arena | 6:29 PM Central |**Game Matchup**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/BKNMIA#/pbp) | **Team Subreddits**| 5:29 PM Mountain|**Play By Play**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/BKNMIA#/matchup)| /r/gonets | 4:29 PM Pacific |**Box Score**: [NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/games/20200229/BKNMIA#/boxscore) | /r/heat | —– [Reddit Stream](https://reddit-stream.com/comments/auto) (You must click this link from the comment page.) […]

I tried to calculate the hoop height needed for WNBA players to dunk like NBA players

To do this I found that the average WNBA player is 71 inches (5 foot 11 or 1.8 meters) tall, while the average NBA player is 79 inches tall (6 foot 7 or 2.006 meters) tall. 71 is 89 percent of 79. I also had to take into account athleticism and vertical leap, and while […]

Am I crazy? Why does the general opinion around Ben Simmons keep changing?

Rookie year (15.8/8.1/8.2): “really impressive rookie!” Year 2 (16.9/8.8/7.7): “he didn’t make a leap, he’s just like last year.” This year (16.7/7.8/8.2): “wow he’s been really good this season.” Like I agree that this is his best year, but people wanted him to make a leap in Year 2. He barely improved = people were […]

[Serious] Which team should I advise my friend to start supporting?

Recently my friend wanted to start watching NBA and he asked which team to support. I was torn between so many teams and recommended teams like Utah, Dallas, Pacers, Miami, and to a lesser extent Celtics, Raptors, Denver, and Memphis and Pelicans and OKC. I’m still not sure however because he asked for a **fun […]