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May 14, 2006

Is Kobe Like Mike?

Also posted at The Sports Economist A few weeks ago the ever insightful Bill Simmons of ESPN.com announced his choice for NBA MVP.  Simmons went through each of the players he thought were the top candidates and settled on Kobe Bryant.  If we look strictly at player productivity, or Wins …

The Retirement of Greg Ostertag

A few weeks ago, with little fanfare, Greg Ostertag retired. Ostertag was the second to last player taken in the first round of the 1995 NBA draft and he spent virtually his entire eleven year career as the often maligned center for the Utah Jazz. Across this career he averaged …