Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
Richard C. K. Burdekin
© 2012 Brian Chong
Each year the NBA draft helps determines the future success of the NBA team and during the 1990’s to 2000’s international players were being drafted at a high rate. Why was this happening and were international players more successful than domestic players throughout their careers? Through my study I wanted to examine what determines success for NBA players and whether certain statistical or award performances affects their career. Furthermore I wanted to see the effects that international players had on team attendance throughout their NBA career. Ultimately I wanted to see how NBA coaches, executives, and fans value international players. This study aims to provide insight regarding international players and their success in the NBA.
Chong, Brian, "Estimating the Effects of International Basketball Players on the NBA: Do NBA Coaches, Executives, and Coaches Value International Players Equally Compared to Domestic Players?" (2012). CMC Senior Theses. 385.
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