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Pro Basketball Prospectus 2009-10
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Book Foreword, written by Daryl Morey (General Manager, Houston Rockets)

Oklahoma City Thunder player comments

Houston Rockets team essay

For the last two seasons, Basketball Prospectus has been at the cutting edge of the NBA's statistical revolution, exploring how teams win and why as well as integrating plenty of old-fashioned tape and first-hand observation to analyze players and teams. Now, we're following in the footsteps of our predecessors at Baseball Prospectus and our college counterparts by providing that same level of insight in book form.

Pro Basketball Prospectus 2009-10 features:

Essays on all 30 teams
Five-year team trend tables
Info-packed tables on every player who saw NBA action in 2008-09 or who can be expected to be seen in the upcoming season, including their advanced stats for the last three seasons, their skill ratings and their contract status
Commentary on every player
Team and player contract information and salary-cap analysis
The results of Kevin Pelton's dynamic SCHOENE projection system, both for players and teams
Exclusive quotes from key basketball-operations personnel
Insight from blog authors on their teams
A special section for fantasy leaguers, including an essay from veteran fantasy NBA writer Brian Doolittle as well as our unique player-rating system which utilizes SCHOENE's projections
An essay explaining the microfracture procedure from Will Carroll, as well as essays on the NBA's economic future and how reinterpreting the rules on hand-checking has affected the modern NBA game
The preseason version of the Prospectus Hoops List

"This is partly a reference book, but every NBA fan should sit down with this book before the season and read it cover to cover, like a novel. It's a story of my team, your team, everybody's…...

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