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Not Enough Basketballs? The Too-Much-Talent Effect

The NBA playoffs are underway, and the Miami Heat are the odds-on favorite to “three-peat.” If they do—or if they don’t for that matter—the outcome will fuel an enduring debate […]... More>


Hot hands and hoops: Irrational belief in the NBA

Professional basketball begins again next week, and dedicated fans will be happy to put last year’s labor disputes and lockout behind them. But many will also remember 2011-2012 as a […]... More>