Which NBA Players Are Best Late In The Shot Clock?

You know the feeling. The post has been fronted, or the cutter bumped off course, or the screen jumped and the slip covered, or maybe whatever the hell happened here, unmercifully, is happening again. NBA offenses get clogged up for lots of reasons, and when the shot clock is winding down, someone's left holding the… » 4/16/14 4:05pm 4/16/14 4:05pm

How Long Is Every Minute Of An NBA Game?

The last minute or so of basketball games, college or pro, is going to take a while if the game's tight. But what about all the other minutes—how long do those take, relative to each other? Inpredictable played a riff on our NCAA tournament stopwatch viewing and ran the timestamps for every play in every NBA game this… » 4/15/14 6:34pm 4/15/14 6:34pm

How Long Does The Final Minute Of An NCAA Tournament Game Take? [UPDATE]

The college basketball endgame can be a painful experience for viewers. With repeated fouling, free throws, and referees' video replay reviews, the final 60 seconds of this year's NCAA tournament games have drawn criticism from mavens and columnists both large and small. » 3/27/14 1:25pm 3/27/14 1:25pm

Georgetown Beats Louisville In Game That Was 24 Seconds Longer Than…

Fifth-ranked Louisville dropped its third consecutive game today to Georgetown in what was a one-possession struggle for the final six minutes of action. Those final six minutes, strangely, were actually a bit more than that; the clock inexplicably stopped at 6:07 and stayed that way for 24.37 seconds. As far as we… » 1/26/13 2:48pm 1/26/13 2:48pm