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

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

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

How to play the game, position and move

Position and move are essential information you need to put in place a strategy. The strategy is put in place through attacking and defensive actions. In this case, the customer wants to reduce the number of vendors on IT space. We have classified the different vendors depending if they are tier-1, tier-2, tier-3. The picture … Read more

El mejor tirador de la historia

Este articulo recoge un estupendo resúmen sobre la evolución del tiro exterior y sobre los actores principales de esas épocas. Es un artículo muy extenso y que anota muchos detalles y elementos a tener en cuenta sobre la importancia de este aspecto del juego en el baloncesto.

Strategy & basketball

The military background and the relationship / passion for strategy is something that comes from so many centuries ago: Sun Tzu, Napoleon… Just in case you do not know, but some of the best coaches of NCAA in the USA comes from the army. I’m referring to a generation of military people who left the … Read more

Red and me, Bill Russel

I was doing my visit to the Barnes & Noble store and I found this book, read some pages randomly and I decided to buy it. The behavior principles of a person, the way to evolve in a relationship with a person who came from a different world, team management, leadership, respect, how to align … Read more