Showing posts with category "nba"

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.

April 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.

April 21, 2022
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nba

NBA on NHL Path, Not NFL

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

April 17, 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

April 17, 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

April 17, 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

April 17, 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

April 17, 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.

March 17, 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.

February 16, 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.

February 16, 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:

February 16, 2022
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nba

MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Watching NBA highlights last night on NBATV, I stumbled across this video story on the 2010 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Daryl Morey, GM of the

February 16, 2022
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nba