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 […]

Oct 28 2008

The Average Number of Starters Over Time

Tweet For the foreseeable future my work will focus on understanding how specific game situations affect team, unit, and player performance. The end goal is to understand what performance in these specific situations means with respect to true player ability. To kick this off, I’ve decided to take a very general look at how the […]