http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1206495/1/index.htm http://insidesportsillustrated.com/2012/11/28/moneyballsy/ [rquoter] Chris Ballard on How The Rockets Are Bringing Moneyball To The NBA Rockets G.M. Daryl Morey is the NBA’s equivalent of baseball’s Billy Beane. He sees basketball differently from most NBA executives, and using analytical methods that many other general managers reject – or even mock – Morey revamped his roster in the off-season, working the margins of the sport’s economy, then unloading players when their value peaked. Morey knows many other executives are rooting for him to fail, but Chris Ballard explores why Morey will risk everything to back up his methods (page 55). [/rquoter] The latest print issue of Sports Illustrated has a piece by Chris Ballard (author of "The Art of a Beautiful Game" -- I provided a summary on the parts about the Rockets in that book here) on Daryl Morey and what the Rockets are doing with their "moneyball" approach. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like his latest piece on the Rockets will appear online. If anyone gets Sports Illustrated, please post on any interesting parts you read from this article.