NBA Global Academy Breakdown

(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 […]

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Disrupting the Flow: How Fan Feedback Loops Effect Player Development

(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 […]

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