Showing posts with category "nba"

NCAA Super Slam 2011

93 total points.  No, it was not Bowling Green Junior High v. South Warren Middle School, a game from the 1930s, or Dean Smith using the "four corners"

November 26, 2022
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general

Racism Behind Lack of NBA Interest?

The NBA's popularity vaulted during the 1980s and 1990s with Bird as MVP but also with Moses, Magic, Michael, Charles, David, Hakeem, and Karl -- all African American.

November 25, 2022
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general

How Much Do NBA Players Make In The Playoffs?

We'll analyze how much NBA basketball players make in the 2022 playoffs. The analysis includes the average money an NBA player earns per minute, per game, and even for an NBA championship ring.

November 19, 2022
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nba

NBA on NHL Path, Not NFL

John Chick from Canada's CBC sports nailed the NBA lockout situation:

November 25, 2022
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bargaining

Minimum Age for the NBA Players

Former player and current TV analyst Steve Kerr propose raising the NBA minimum age from 19 to 20 in a recent Grantland column. His argument is simple. The

November 24, 2022
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labor markets

NBA Centers Facing Extinction

Russell, Chamberlain, Jabbar, Lanier, Walton, Gilmore, Malone, Olajuwon, Ewing, O’Neal.  Over decades, these and other “centers” dominated the NBA.  The

November 26, 2022
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nba

Clippers -- Lessons from Losers

Recently, on the NBA Network, I caught the tail end of a conversation between Kenny Smith and another announcer about the LA Clippers.  Maybe there are less

November 26, 2022
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manager efficiency

Sports Commissioners in the "Gangster" Era

"I talked to that whole staff. I said this is my city. I'm cut from a different cloth. None of them guys on their team is like me. I let the whole staff know

November 18, 2022
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david stern

Luol Deng: Basketball's $125 Million Real Estate Wealthy

Current NBA Basketball Player Louol Deng moonlights as a real estate magnate with a $125 Million fortune solely from investments. This is how Deng did it.

November 22, 2022
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nba

"Termination Risk and Agency Problems: Evidence from the NBA"

Here's a link to new working paper by Alma Cohen, Nadav Levy, and Roy Sasson.  Here is the abstract.

November 25, 2022
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nba

How We Develop Basketball Talent

Today's WSJ has a review of the book, Play Their Hearts Out, by SI reporter George Dohrman.  The book examines the world of elite youth basketball in the U.S.

November 20, 2022
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nba

Operating Losses in the NBA

From an article entitled "A  confidential report shows nearly half the NBA lost money last season.  Now what?" from ESPN.com:

November 18, 2022
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nba