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The Game Within The Game: Tricks of The Trade For Conflict Resolution in Basketball

One of the main talking points in the 2016 NBA Playoffs has been the impact of officiating on game outcomes. Officials will forever be a focal point of post-game criticism because of technology’s growing role in sports—shining an ever-brightening spotlight on human error— and the allure of counterfactual thinking. It brought to mind an article …

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Seen, Not Heard: What We Learned From Reggie Rose’s Unwitting Kamikaze Job on Derrick Rose

“Reggie Rose, brother of Derrick Rose, criticized the Chicago Bulls for being unable to put enough quality players around him to compete for a title. Reggie Rose, who stated he was speaking for himself, said it could be a “big factor” in whether his brother returns from his ACL injury this season. “What have you …

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Fantasy Basketball 2012

Fantasy basketball is here again. Every year I run a 12-team, standard 9-category, Head-to-Head league on Yahoo.com. The league is comprised of friends, family, and fellow competitors I’ve met through the years. There’s an entry fee and prizes for the winners;It’s always a good time. (If you’re interested in joining an entertaining fantasy basketball or football …

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Knicks Ousted From Playoffs In Five Games

https://justtaptheglass.com/post/3475213656/carmelotrade Prophetic. Bonus–A possible link between the injury woes of Brandon Roy, Greg Oden, and the Portland Trailblazers: http://zigsports.wordpress.com/2012/04/05/greg-oden-brandon-roy-what-what-happened/

Why We Shouldn’t Be Surprised When Great Players Make Horrible Executives: The Halo Effect

I was discussing the NBA with my cousin when the topic of the Charlotte Bobcats came up. Michael Jordan (current majority owner, former personnel exec)’s role in the mess took center stage. The Bobcats (the worst team in the league in 2011-2012) have missed the playoffs five out of six times since Jordan joined the …

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Why I Cut Derrick Rose: Lessons In Decision Making

Although the following is a discussion of fantasy basketball strategy, it offers valuable insight into the human decision making process. It’s an extremely interesting and useful read for anyone who interacts with people on a regular basis. I Cut Derrick Rose from my NBA Fantasy team last Monday. The decision sparked a firestorm of criticism …

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