2/15/2012 – T-Wolves 102, Bobcats 90

“Cum hoc, ergo propter hoc” is a Latin phrase that translates to “with this, therefore because of this” – or very simply “this happened because something else happened.” This phrase (and the idea behind it) is a logical fallacy. Just because Event A happens immediately before (or at the same time) as Event B, it does not mean that Event A caused Event B. This is often referred to as “Correlation does not imply causation”.


I’m going to give you 2 entries from tonight’s play by play and allow you to come to your own conclusions.

Diop Losing Correlation

Q3 2:49DeSagana Diop enters the game for Bismack Biyomb66-68
Q4 8:27Boris Diaw enters the game for DeSagana Diop70-84