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  1. Larry Coon on age restriction

    Henry Abbott

    In response to this morning's TrueHoop post about how future rookies pay the price in labor negotiations, because they have no place at the table, collective bargaining guru Larry Coon e-mailed a great point as a follow-up: Another effect of the lac...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  2. Ten weeks in: Ten questions for Wayne Winston

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston is a professor at Indiana University and for nine years was Mark Cuban's stat guru for the Dallas Mavericks. Winston's book "Mathletics" explains much of his work -- complete with formulas and spreadsheets. In a series of interviews at ...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  3. Wayne Winston: Mark Cuban's Stats Expert Isn't Bashful, Part 4

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston is a professor at Indiana University and for the last nine years he has been Mark Cuban's stat guru for the Dallas Mavericks. Winston's recently published book "Mathletics," explains much of his work -- complete with f...

    Blog | October 05, 2009
  4. Wayne Winston: Mark Cuban's Stats Expert Isn't Bashful, Part 3

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston is a professor at Indiana University and for the last nine years he has been Mark Cuban's stat guru for the Dallas Mavericks. Winston's recently published book "Mathletics," explains much of his work -- complete with formulas and spread...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  5. Wayne Winston: Mark Cuban's Stats Expert Isn't Bashful, Part 2

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston is a professor at Indiana University and for the last nine years he has been Mark Cuban's stat guru for the Dallas Mavericks. Winston's recently published book "Mathletics," explains much of his work -- complete with f...

    Blog | October 01, 2009
  6. Wayne Winston: Mark Cuban's Stats Expert Isn't Bashful

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston is a professor at Indiana University and for the last nine years he has been Mark Cuban's stat guru for the Dallas Mavericks. Winston's recently published book "Mathletics," explains much of his work -- complete with f...

    Blog | September 30, 2009
  7. The Draft Guru's Viewing Guide to the Final Four

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz I can't remember an April when the upcoming draft pool was less distinguishable than the Class of 2009. This much I know: Blake Griffin is a beast and Ricky Rubio is the Catalan Pete Maravich, though he may not even...

    Blog | April 02, 2009
  8. Tex Winter on Game 2

    Henry Abbott

    When it comes to straight-shooting, old-time basketball gurus, Laker assistant Tex Winter is right up there near the top of the list. Yesterday he took some time to talk to me about these NBA Finals, and he had plenty to say -- for instance he blamed...

    Blog | June 08, 2008
  9. Baseball Stat Guru Bill James: NBA Doomed

    Henry Abbott

    The blog Shea Faithful interviewed the godfather of baseball statistics, Bill James (via Deadspin), who is now a senior baseball operations advisor to the Boston Red Sox. (Bill James on Wikipedia.) James was asked about the oddity of St. Louis barely...

    Blog | March 27, 2007
  10. Hank Egan on Winning Championships

    Henry Abbott

    Cleveland Assistant Coach Hank Egan is widely respected as a defensive guru with a primo pedigree. Here's an excerpt from a great little bit of shop talk with David Friedman: Friedman: "Isn't the difference between the elite championship level teams ...

    Blog | January 26, 2006
  11. WIRED on Dean Oliver

    Henry Abbott

    Thanks to Kerry Seed for pointing out this WIRED article that chronicles how it is basketball stat guru Dean Oliver came to work for the Seattle Sonics. According to writer Hugo Lindgren, it all has to do with team President and CEO Wally Walker. Wal...

    Blog | November 09, 2005