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Study of salary has been an increasingly important area in professional sports literature. In particular, salary allocation seems to be a crucial factor of team performance in NBA, given credit to the wisdom of team managers. This paper seeks to extend the scope of existing research on basketball by investigating on how salary allocation affected team performance and exploring other factors that lead to team success. Our findings indicate a moderate correlation between salary allocation and team performance, and average Player Efficiency Rating is more crucial factor of team performance in comparison.
Basketball, Salary Allocation, Player Efficiency Rating (PER), Superstar Effect, Golden State Warriors
Gao, J. (2017). "Exploring the Impacts of Salary Allocation on Team Performance," Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR). Available at https://repository.upenn.edu/spur/23
Date Posted: 30 July 2018