Medium’s algorithm has hidden me from your feed, but I wrote about the NBA on almost a weekly basis.

And, speaking as a readership of one, I enjoyed these last few stories quite a bit.

Here’s a never-before-seen analytic model that projects the future career paths of the main lottery picks from the year’s NBA draft:

The introductory chapter to my collected articles of the 2017–2018 NBA season (though heavily skewed about the Lakers):

A complete review of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, which features a play that would surely have resulted in the death penalty if there were a Nuremberg for NBA crimes against humanity and also reflects on the magnificence of Lebron James’ career in the context of what other 33-year-old players have done:

You read my take on the Celtic’s five future nightmare scenarios, but I only bring it up because the latest Bill Simmons podcast had his guest Haralabos Voulgaris (world renown gambler and NBA analyst) pretty much make the same points I’ve been writing about on Medium and on ESPN message boards for the last month.

Also, I’ve done a lot of writing on Quora, where I am the #1 writer on tennis, and receive more views and upvotes on my subject of expertise than the vast majority of self help gurus and tech bros here on Medium.

Here’s an article I wrote 10 days ago that has been viewed by almost 15,000 people, while receiving 259 upvotes. It’s about what it takes to be a great coach that applies to every sport, even if the main focus is on tennis:

I have to admit, there’s a lot more motivation to write on a platform where I have almost 135,000 views in a month compared to less than 2,200 on Medium for the same time period.

Finally, the Medium algorithm has made my feed almost unreadable. Some days I’ve seen six articles by a guy whose work I haven’t read for two years. Some day, all I see are the usual self help regurgitation that have been applauded by one of the people I follow. But I hardly ever see work done by people I actually follow.

At least with Quora, I get email notifications with answers to interesting questions without having to do any searching, like I have to do with Medium.

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Ad agency creative director, writer & designer at https://guttmanshapiro.com. Former pro tennis player and peak performance coach for professional athletes.

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