Thinking Basketball

This page is dedicated to the discussion of Thinking Basketball, which is available on Amazon in paperback.

Thinking Basketball Cover

Key themes of the book:

  • It’s a team game — helping 4 instead of 1 (Global Offense and Scoring Blindness)
  • Creating value and capitalizing on created value (Portability)
  • How easy it is for the best team ever to lose (Sample-Size Insensitivity)
  • The final score changes our memories (Winning Bias)
  • The importance of clutch, closers and Hero Ball (Late-Game Bias)
  • Our minds take predictable shortcuts that shape our reactions to players, teams, free agency and trades


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