Thursday, January 15, 2015

One of my favorite Christmas presents ever/Remember Dana Barros' 50-point game?

In 1990 my mother gave me a box of NBA Hoops basketball cards for Christmas.  Each pack contained 15 cards, and I believe there were 36 packs in the box.  For the 13-year-old version of me, 540 basketball cards was roughly 10,000 hours of entertainment.  It's crazy how we used to actually read and care about the stats printed on the back of them--now I get annoyed when I'm researching a piece and hasn't updated the numbers from today's games yet.

Speaking of that, here's what I wrote last night in my Stat Central feature for Hoops Habit: NBA's Most Unlikely 50-Point Scorers Of The Last 20 Years.  Included on the list is a former Boston College player who also spend some time with the Celtics...

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