The power of Analytics, “Big data” and the NBA

By | February 6, 2014

This blog on Grantland is just too good not to share. It provides a great insight into what the world of data can do for pro sports. For example this chart based on data from a game shows the model estimating what is most likely to happen next, and what changes in EPV (expected possession value) will result from that particular action:

Read this great article here

 

  • Thanks for the link. That’s a fantastic article.

  • Shouldn’t Perkins be guarding Timmy?