Sam Hinkie – Data, Decisions, and Basketball - [Invest Like the Best, EP.88]

Invest Like the Best with Patrick O'Shaughnessy

May 2018

1 hr 6 min

I came across this week’s guest thanks to the overlap of three passions of mine: data informed investing, value creation, and basketball.

Sam Hinkie worked for more than a decade in the NBA with the Houston Rockets, and then most recently as the President and GM of the Philadelphia 76ers. He helped launch basketball's analytics movement when he joined the Houston Rockets in 2005, and is known for unique trade structuring and a keen focus on acquiring undervalued players. Today, he is also an investor and advisor to a limited number of young companies in which he feels his experience can improve outcomes.

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