By Ben Falk
Previously VP of Basketball Strategy with the Sixers & Basketball Analytics Manager with the Blazers

Introducing Insider

Welcome to the next phase of Cleaning the Glass: Insider. What exactly is Insider? And why did I decide to go this route?
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Cornered Market

Why don’t the Thunder sign big money free agents? Because the market isn’t what it seems. How max and rookie contracts distort the free agency market and alter the NBA landscape.
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A Roll of the Dice, Part 3

If you’re not thinking about risk when you’re thinking about the draft, you’re missing something key. On Giannis, youth, and uncertainty vs. risk. The third and final part in this three part series about the draft.

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hardcore basketball junkies

After 8 years working for NBA teams, I wanted to bring what I learned from being inside the league to its remarkably smart, savvy, and sophisticated fans.
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