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The Houston problem

October 5, 2012
By Uli Hesse
Just the other day I came across a piece Michael Lewis published in early 2009. Lewis, as you may know, is the guy who wrote Moneyball, now made into a movie starring Brad Pitt. One of Lewis' pet subjects appears to be the role of stats and figures and numbers and data in sports.

Said article, you see, is called "The No-Stats All-Star" and profiles Shane Battier, an NBA player then with the Houston Rockets, now with Miami Heat. (Or maybe that should read "with the Miami Heat" - I can't ...

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