How would we do something similar for a Wall Street executive? One might look at how a company performed with and without the executive. But how would you know if the changes you observed were about the executive or someone else in the company (or just luck)?
The plot is as old as entertainment itself. To beat the defending champions, the underdog Bulls would have to overcome incredible odds.
Within hours of Brooklyn losing game seven to Chicago, the Nets fired interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.
Every double foul, ridiculous flagrant and soft technical that these officials call makes me sick to my stomach. This isn't playoff basketball, it's kindergarten basketball.
In 17 NBA seasons, Ray Allen is averaging career lows in almost every statistical category. His 25.8 average minutes per game is more than ten minutes below his 36.2 career average.
I recently caught up with the Based God to talk everything from music to his multiple personas and the beauty that is the game of basketball.
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I still compare Chris Andersen to Dennis Rodman, who won five NBA titles in his career. But the difference between Andersen and Rodman is this: a bird eats a worm every time.
My wife, a career fashionista, has a name for grown men who actually appear attractive when adorned in a sports jersey. She calls them "professional athletes!"
Gratitude is humility personified; grace in action and it's made all the more poignant when delivered enthusiastically and wholeheartedly by second graders -- a group I might normally say is too young or too distracted to really understand its meaning.
We can prevent thousands of future public relations problems by implementing one simple rule: Never name something after a living person.
There is no need for a coach to abuse his power in order to gain the respect of his players. The players at Rutgers deserve a coach that mentors, not a bully that demoralizes.
Calculating the NBA's target footprint is important, as it will not only allow teams to adopt standards of best practice to lower the impact of their footprint, but will allow teams to do so in a business savvy manner.
Louisville, the top overall seed in the tournament, wins the NCAA basketball championship beating Michigan 82-76.
Ask me what I like about being a dad. Seriously, ask me. Because I think I finally have an answer. For some, kids complete the family. That's certainly the case for me. But it wouldn't have gotten to the core of what I really value as a father.
They've not only established themselves as the team to beat in the NBA heading into the playoffs, but they've managed to enter the conversation as one of the greatest teams of all time.