(originally published in December 2016 on Deep(ish) Thoughts, written by yours truly) Over the last 50 years, as basketball’s domestic and international popularity has soared, the NBA has generated enormous amounts of revenue. Basketball as a sport, and the market for it, extend fairly far beyond the league’s revenue-generating network. However, the NBA’s inherent business […]Read more "NBA Global Academy Breakdown"
(Originally published in January 2017 on Deep(ish) Thoughts, but written by yours truly) League Climate A lot of teams went for it this year despite Cleveland and Golden State strengthening their grip on their respective conference title bids over the summer. Five teams have the option to race for the eight seed in the West, […]Read more "2016-17 Trade Deadline League Trends and Outside Factors"
(originally published on Deep(ish) Thoughts in November 2016, but still written by yours truly) As Kevin Durant settles his long frame into Golden State, everyone has heard the same condemning refrain. ‘Superstars would never have joined forces 20 years ago; players just don’t want to compete anymore.’ An oft-used rebuttal to this criticism has been […]Read more "Disrupting the Flow: How Fan Feedback Loops Effect Player Development"
We’ll study how teams can best get back on defense out of Renaissance offensesRead more "The Impact of Playmaking Bigs on Transition Defense."
Outlining the benefits of the proposed player development pipeline to apparel sponsors like Nike.Read more "Thesis Stakeholder Analysis: Apparel Companies"
Outlining the benefits of the proposed player development pipeline to NBA franchises.Read more "Thesis Stakeholder Analysis: NBA Franchises"
Outlining the benefits of the proposed player development pipeline to the NBA.Read more "Thesis Stakeholder Analysis: NBA"