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The Dazzler moves to

The Dazzler has finally moved to its new home at Come on over and take a look at the new design and available products.

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The Dazzler Website Redesign

The Dazzler currently is under contruction while I redesign a new website that will be hosted on its own site. I am currently moving over all the articles onto the new site and will need at least through the weekend to make this move. Thanks … Continue reading

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2011-12 NBA Roster Changes

With a shortened free agent period due to the lockout negotiations, I thought it would be helpful to catalogue the additions to each of the NBA rosters as in most cases it does have an affect on what each player’s … Continue reading

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SOM News: Basketball Ratings Preview: 2010-11

The game company has released the board game rebounding for each player in the 2010-11 card set along with their eligible positions (guard, right forward, left forward and center). Strat-O-Matic has also included the shooting rating and whether each player is a … Continue reading

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SOM News: Discount of the Week: 1995-96 & 1998-99

Just wanted to announce that Strat-O-Matic has a 50% discount this week on the 1995-96 and 1998-99 basketball card sets. Check out their website for details. Offer expires September 25 at 11:59 PM EST.

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Top Shot Columns: 2004-05

Top Shot Columns – 2004-05 By Mike “Stonewall” Cook Top Outside Shot 1) Pierce Bos 25.1 2) L.James, Cle 25.05 3) Marbury, NYK 24.4 4) Harpring, UTH 24.0 5) Miller, Mem 23.7 6) G. Hill, Orl 23.6 7) Szczerbiak, Min … Continue reading

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Team Defense Card Analysis: 2009-10

In this post, I would like to take a look at the best team defense cards from the 2009-10 season. Since we have  Normal, Close and Sag team defense cards, I average the three to determine the rankings and values … Continue reading

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GCBA Rookie Draft Total Card Values

This article contains the Total Card Values for all the players in the rookie-free agent draft pool. Complete 2009-10 Rookie-Free Agent Draft Category Card Values Note, the Z-Score is useful in comparing players from two different positions. It is calculated from the mean … Continue reading

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2010-11 NBA Depth Charts

Ran across the NBA Depth Charts on and thought it would be a good resource for those in Strat leagues. East: Atlantic | Central | Southeast West: Southwest | Northwest | Pacific   Example: BOSTON CELTICS         … Continue reading

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Top Rebounders: 2009-10

Below are the top total, defensive and offensive rebounders. TOTAL REBOUND RATING NO. NAME TEAM ORR DRR TRR 1 MARCUS CAMBY POR 58 148 206 2 JOEY DORSEY SAC 74 127 201 3 DWIGHT HOWARD ORL 54 140 194 4 … Continue reading

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