All posts for the month October, 2014

Quick Hits: October 22, 2014

By Stephen Shea, Ph.D. Not Enough Votes to Pass Lottery Reform Lottery reform was a hot topic during the 2013-14 season as Philadelphia openly tanked for high picks.  The 76ers weren’t tanking in the sense that their coach and players weren’t trying to win.  They tanked through general manager Sam Hinkie and his office’s decisions. […]

Biometric Tests in the NBA

By Stephen Shea, Ph.D. Check out the article, New biometric tests invade the NBA, by Pablo S. Torre and Tom Haberstroh.  There, they discuss the many ways teams are monitoring, or might like to monitor, their players’ actions and body on and off the court.  For example, the article claims that five franchises “convinced players […]