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The Maldini Principle applied to basketball

In The Numbers Game: Why Everything You Know about Soccer is Wrong by Chris Anderson and David Sally, they wrote about the Maldini Principle, otherwise titled, dogs that don’t bark. For the soccer illiterate, Paolo Maldini is one of the … Continue reading

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Training basketball players, coaching, and statistical generalizations

Science is a bad word to basketball trainers and coaches. Coaches and trainers tend to believe experience or other coaches and trainers. However, we are in a statistical revolution in basketball, and numbers are gaining a prominent place in coaching. 

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