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An NBA Show hosted by basketball super fan Amir Blumenfeld. Each episode will include Amir and a friend discussing all things hoops--from way downtown Los Angeles.

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    • 5.0, 720 Ratings

An NBA Show hosted by basketball super fan Amir Blumenfeld. Each episode will include Amir and a friend discussing all things hoops--from way downtown Los Angeles.

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5.0 out of 5
720 Ratings

720 Ratings

Walkerbon ,

NBA DRAFT STATISTICS QUESTION EXPLAINED

Hey Amir,

I couldn't figure out how to write into buckets specifically so here I am. I don't know anything about basketball, and have never written to you before, but I love J&A and I guess the endless string of seemingly random basketball names in my ear at work soothes me.

Anyway Amir, I know you wanted to know the answer to to your statistics problem from the draft episode of buckets, so here is an explanation in terms you might understand.....

Imagine there are 100 acorns. Each one a percentage point in earning the number 1 draft pick. 2 of the acorns are blue to represent the Lakers 2% chance at number 1 pick. Lets say the grizzlies have a 3% chance at first pick, the pelicans 4% chance, and the Nicks 5% chance. That means, after all other teams have been called out, and only the top 4 teams are left, all other acorns for the NUMBER 1 pick have been wiped out of the pile. Now there are only 14 acorns left. 2 for lakers, 3 for grizzlies, 4 for pelicans, and 5 for nicks. Now, at this point, the Lakers have a 2/14 chance at the number 1 pick. Or a 14.3% chance.

This process can be repeated for each team, and each pick number, to find what their chances at each pick position would be after they cut down to top 4 teams.

Hope this Helps! If you use this, could you just shout out my gf Olivia, she loves your ardvark rap. Thanks.

Mike Salib ,

Eagerly Await Weekly

I’ve been a fan of Amir’s for around a decade, maybe slightly more, and this podcast is maybe my favorite thing he’s ever done. I’ve followed him and Jake since the early days of J&A, and this podcast has not only been enjoyable to listen to, but one I eagerly await week to week. His serious knowledge makes it content rich while his laidback, albeit fast paced, style and those of his guests makes it easy to listen to. Can’t recommend this podcast enough to fans of either comedy or the NBA, and especially fans of both.

Joe1531 ,

Do questions still get answered for a 5 star review?

When will Ben Schwartz be back? You guys going back and forth sounds just like my friends and I. Big fan, would love to meet you guys someday.

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