The Fansure Index: Measuring the Superstar Effect to Quantify Player Value

Superstardom and Dark Matter How and when does an NBA player transcend from being simply an elite athlete to the near-mythical status of “superstardom”? With the obvious exception of LeBron James who was anointed a basketball King in his freshman year of high school, it is rarely obvious when this transition is happening. In retrospect,Continue reading “The Fansure Index: Measuring the Superstar Effect to Quantify Player Value”

Understanding the Economics of the NBA Regular Season

Why the NBA Regular Season does matter NBA media and other folks have been touting the regular season as much too long and relatively dull. They say the stakes for an individual game are simply too low. There are several factors that play a part in this viewpoint. First, there are 82 games spanning theContinue reading “Understanding the Economics of the NBA Regular Season”