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Summarizing Our Thoughts on the NBA

Malcolm Gladwell wrote a wonderful review of our analysis of the NBA in this week’s New Yorker.  Given Gladwell’s prodigious talent as a writer, it is not surprising that he could tell our story so well.  Having reviewed some of the reaction to his story, though, I thought it would …

Has LeBron Been King James in the Playoffs?

I was thinking of waiting until Monday to comment on LeBron in the playoffs.  Tomorrow is the decisive game seven between the Cavaliers and Pistons, so as I write this I do not know if LeBron and the Cavaliers have dethroned the defending Eastern Conference champs, or started looking for …