Selfishness Pays: Every Assist Costs an NBA Player $6,000
Teamwork wins games, but a taste for “hero ball” means players are much less cooperative during playoffs. That kind of selfish play is often rewarded with boatloads of money.
Stability Trumps Volatility in Making Successful Teams
That high-priced new star might fill seats, but a study of professional soccer teams reveals that low player turnover is the best predictor of success.