NBA League Pass evolution

Background and goal The NBA have been building capabilities as organization since its inception. The visualization of the game on TV is one of the biggest sources of revenue to the league, till such point that the salary cap of the teams depends on the main TV contract. League Pass is a streaming service that … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers 2022-23

The Lakers are one of the franchises recognized around the world. Since in the 80s they popularized the “showtime” they are considered a contender by their supporters almost every single year of the league. The reality is quite different in my honest opinion and this season is a good example. Let’s review the map of … Read more

NBA Launchpad

The NBA launched “Launchpad“, a R&D environment for learning and innovate. Right now is focused on a contest for Tech companies that want to compete and be part of NBA. With the purpose of exploring what is going on and innovate on the NBA ecosystem, this contest serves as vehicle for both purposes. Companies participating … Read more

Boston Celtics 2022-23

This is the initial value chain diagram I have built for Boston Celtics. After reaching the finals last season, the expectations for this season is to reach the finals again. They are definitely contenders. For this season they have added: Malcom Brogdom (reduce loses, one of the major issues last season) Danilo Gallinari (veteran). The … Read more

NBA value chain map

This is the first draft of an idea that is growing up in my mind, and it’s to combine the Wardley Maps with the NBA. The NBA as organization is very rich, in so many aspects and it’s making a lot of continuous adjustments to evolve and be a competitive platform for the teams. It’s … Read more

Gregg Popovich, el sargento de hierro

Llevaba tiempo buscando un libro sobre Popovich, los busqué en inglés, nada, en español, nada. De repente me entero de la existencia de esta publicación, de manera que lo compré de inmediato. La historia está bien narrada, pero a mi gusto le falta un poco de indagación en aspectos de su vida más cercana. Comprendo … Read more

Beyond Basketball

Summertime, summer books, and this late summer during a visit to the Barnes & Noble store in NYC I took this book. One chapter, one word, this is how the book is organized, looking for the deeper meaning that these words have for him and remembering some stories related to basketball. Spectacular achievements are always … Read more

Offense triangle

The triangle offense was defined in detail by Tex Winter, and it has been one of the main tactics used by Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers during the years Phil Jackson was coaching these teams. So, it’s not a surprise to see NY Knicks using it. The system is basic, everybody knows it, the difficult … Read more