The Average Performers Who Enable High Performance

Andy Hab
Andy Hab
Feb 25 · 12 min read

Many sports coaches know it — there are some team members, who may be unspectacular, but the whole team just functions better with them. But no one knows how to measure it and big data is not helping — or is it?

Here we have a basketball mystery: a player is widely regarded inside the NBA as, at best, a replaceable cog in a machine driven by superstars. And yet every team he…