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

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How to Watch Basketball

Want to watch basketball like a coach or scout? Here's how I learned.

From the Archives

Working Out Workouts

Draft workouts can be a powerful evaluation tool - but they also are uniquely dangerous.

Size Matters

Houston has led the charge towards a new style of basketball, playing small and avoiding midrange shots - and the league has mostly followed suit. But one team is going the opposite direction. Who, how, and why?

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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