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The Michael Porter Mystery
June 14, 2018
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.
The Combine's Context
May 17, 2018
As NBA teams descend on Chicago for the Draft Combine, they’ll get a rare look at prospects. But as they gather information, it’s critical that they also recognize the limitations of what they learn.
The Whole is Greater than the Sum
March 14, 2018
Why Robin Lopez, Mike D'Antoni, and a game played on beaches should change the way we discuss fit — and sports in general.
March 8, 2018
The subscriber response to Cleaning the Glass has been incredible — thank you for making this possible. Plus three site announcements.
February 27, 2018
What the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is — and what it is not. On the evolution of a conference and an industry, and the tensions it's now experiencing.
February 7, 2018
What happens behind the scenes during the trade deadline? The story of a deadline deal that changed the trajectory of a franchise.
January 10, 2018
This is the time of year when NBA teams conduct their midseason draft review. What is a midseason review, and what's the right approach to take when evaluating prospects in January?
How to Get a Job in the NBA
November 14, 2017
It is the most frequent question I get asked: how can I get a job in the NBA? My advice, based on lessons from my story and experience working for teams.
"You F*** Up Sometimes"
November 2, 2017
Something to think about as scouting season gets underway: we all make mistakes in the draft. We shouldn't run from them, but learn from them.
October 16, 2017
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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