When the Warriors traded for Wiggins at the deadline, he ranked 430th among 481 NBA players in defensive real plus-minus — a stat measuring a player’s average impact on his team’s defense by points allowed per 100 offensive possessions. His steals rate tied for the second worst among all small forwards. According to Synergy Sports tracking, Wiggins ranked in the eighth percentile among defenders in points-per-play allowed. … [Read more...] about How Warriors are getting Andrew Wiggins to buy in on defense
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About half of the country's cases are linked to the Shincheongji religious group in Daegu. On Saturday, South Korean health officials said that 9,300 members of the group will be tested and required to self-isolate as they try to get on top of the outbreak there. … [Read more...] about Fears over containing novel coronavirus grow as cases outside China spike
Disney (DIS) warned that income from its parks in China could drop by $280 million this quarter, assuming the resorts are closed for two months. "The precise magnitude of the financial impact is highly dependent on the duration of the closures and how quickly we can resume normal operations," CFO Christine McCarthy said on an earnings call. … [Read more...] about Investors are betting on a quick recovery from coronavirus. What if they’re wrong?
“As we stated in 2017 when we were one of the first Major League Clubs to extend out protective netting to the ends of the dugouts, fan safety at PNC Park is of paramount importance. It is heartbreaking to see a fan injured by an object leaving the field of play at any ballpark. We have once again engaged our netting experts to reevaluate out protective netting design and to immediately develop a plan to extend the protective netting at PNC Park farther down the baselines. While we have put these efforts on a very fast track, we are committed to developing the right plan for PNC Park — one that will increase fan safety while also preserving and enhancing the overall game day experience to the greatest degree possible. We will share more information with out season ticket holders, fans and other partners as our plans are finalized.” … [Read more...] about Coonelly: Pirates ‘In Active Planning Stage To Extend Protective Netting’
The status of projects Ellis was working on is unknown. His pop-up Ellis Brothers BBQ, which was intended to eventually become a brick and mortar restaurant, is in limbo. But Vestal said that if the company could find the right pitmaster for the project it might move forward. … [Read more...] about Lee Ellis leaves Cherry Pie restaurant group