Dave Berri on Captain U and the Hidden Side of Coaching


Dave Berri recently appeared on Radio CaptainU: A show about the hidden side of youth and college sports. You can catch the show here:

Episode #6: Should you fire the coach? Dave Berri, sports economist, goes there

It’s a great interview worth a listen. Some fun highlights:

  • Dave posits that no coaching could really save Andrea Bargnani
  • Yes, Phil Jackson could help the Nets. No, it wouldn’t be enough.
  • In basketball, unlike football, knowing what your opponent is going to do isn’t enough to stop them! (He brings up both LeBron James and Karl Malone + John Stockton as examples)
  • And, as always, Dave finds a way to bring up his Detroit Lions…




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