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Tuesday, July 05, 2016

OT: NBA Offseason Thread, July 2016

I estimate only 10-12 Primates care about the NBA, but with our own off-topic thread, we won’t distract from the site’s true purpose, off-topic threads. Link goes to Kevin Durant’s announcement in The Players’ Tribune.


Friday, April 15, 2016

OT: NBA Playoffs Thread 2016

I estimate only 10-12 Primates care about the NBA, but with our own thread, we won’t detract from what this site is really about: off-topic Sam Hinkie threads.

jmurph Posted: April 15, 2016 at 10:04 AM | 7002 comment(s)
  Beats: basketball, nba, off-topic

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Sam Hinkie steps down as Philadelphia 76ers general manager, president of basketball operations

Posting this because of some of the factors related to his resignation are relevant to MLB front offices.

I haven’t had time to read the full thirteen pages of his long-winded resignation. With that in mind…as much as I buy into having an objective “process” in running a sports organization, you need people skills and ownership backing to get buy in or your franchise will be a muddled mess. Ultimately, though, you either find success or you end up unemployed.

Update: Finished reading the whole thing. Interesting stuff. Here’s a link to the pdf.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 07, 2016 at 09:48 AM | 241 comment(s)
  Beats: basketball, process, sabermetrics

 

 

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