Jul 2 2009

Measuring 3pt Shooting Ability With a Multilevel Model

Tweet Over the past couple of months I took an awesome class on categorical data analysis. Although it may not sound like it, this sort of data analysis has a lot of application to basketball, as it covers analyzing and building models for things like odds of events, probabilities of success, etc. Although we didn’t […]

Dec 26 2008

Rating 3pt Statistics with the Colley Matrix Method

Tweet Taking into account opponent strength is one area I continually question when studying all forms of NBA statistics, whether it be at the team, 5-player unit, or individual player level. Having the ability to quantify this is something I want to get a handle on, so I’ve spent time studying methods the BCS uses […]