Episode 0 Extra 6: A Better Way to End Basketball Games

Would basketball be the same without buzzer-beaters like Michael Jordan's "The Shot?" (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Basketball fans know how boring a game’s ending can be — intentional fouls can stretch 90 seconds into 10 minutes. What if we could fix it by blowing up the last 4 minutes?

Stephen Dubner and A.J. Jacobs are joined by Nick Elam.