BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... As rivalries go, east coast versus west coast has had its fair share of ties over the years. But on Sunday night, the Lakers took a convincing win for the West as they claimed the NBA Championship for a record-equaling 17th time.
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... The NBA sparks into life this week, but which teams are providing the brightest flames as the season begins? We took a look at our Buzz metric to see which teams are enjoying the most positivity among the general population – and NBA fans – as the season begins.
DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... The NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship officially begins today (March 19) and new YouGov research reveals that many (38%) Americans will be following it. YouGov’s data shows clear generational differences when it comes to how people will experience March Madness.
DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... As March Madness is set to tip off next week, new data from YouGov Plan & Track shows that a slight majority of all US adults appear to support the idea that student-athletes should receive some of that income. Just over half don’t believe athletes need to attend college before going pro, either.
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... Despite the NBA All-Star Game being a free-scoring affair this year, it still attracts its fair share of critics, not least for the interruption the game creates to the regular season. But what does it do for perceptions of the league among the public?