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Basketball players richly rewarded for selfishness in playoffs

Science News, 2 May 2014

Eric Uhlmann of HEC Paris School of Management and Christopher Barnes of the University of Washington comment on the economics of the NBA in PLOS ONE . The pair estimate that every field goal scored by a player during the NBA playoffs increases his future salary by an average of $22,044.55, while every playoff assist decreases future earnings by an average of $6,116.69.

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