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  1. Did LeBron James beat the odds?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images LeBron James might look like a born NBA star, but according to a new study he doesn't fit the mold.Upon receiving his second consecutive Final MVP last June, LeBron James said, "I'm LeBron James, from Akron, Ohio,...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  2. Stat Geek Smackdown: All hail the crowd!

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Every year, TrueHoop gathers a group of stat geeks grounded in the study of basketball analytics and advanced statistics. Over the past two years, we've included among the field a large panel of several dozen experts. The idea is to measure how the a...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. The two L.A.s: A study in contrast

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Chris Paul and Kobe Bryant: Respective leaders of two teams whose identities were on full display. The Lakers and Clippers entered Friday night's matchup in entirely different moods. Even though the Clippers we...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  4. Where would Anthony Davis like to play?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Last week, we toyed with the idea of abolishing the NBA draft in an effort to address tanking and other inefficiencies in the way talent is distributed in the league. We used Kentucky freshman center Anthony Davis as a case study because he's unan...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  5. The NBA's chemistry lab

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images A new study says a Chris Paul-for-Deron Williams trade would've helped both New Orleans and Utah. Before Allan Maymin, Philip Maymin, and Eugene Shen introduce their new basketball metric, "Skills Plus Minus," th...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  6. Frontcourt rotation works, warts and all

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The Heat's frontcourt rotation has been a study in evolution over the course of the season. Miami started 2010-11 with Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Joel Anthony as its primary centers, with Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem holding down the power forward spots....

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  7. The Heat as a case study in team-building

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The magazine Fast Company has made its journalistic mark examining nuances and cutting-edge trends in the business world. They cover how innovative companies approach technological challenges in the digital age, attract the smartest people, and use d...

    Blog | April 25, 2011