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

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From the Archives

The Michael Porter Mystery

Michael Porter Jr. played only 53 minutes in college. Evaluating Porter's draft prospects requires digging into his play at other levels, and grappling with the right way to think about prospects like him.

From the Archives

In the Arena

No coaches were fired this season. That shouldn’t be so notable, and yet it is. Why?

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.

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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