Tag: NBA

Defense Matters in the NBA, Apparently

Interesting article here from Arxiv titled Finding Common Characteristics Among NBA Playoff Teams: A Machine Learning Approach. Everyone should skim the paper because it’ll show you that these academic papers aren’t overwhelming, and a lot of times, they’re good at showing steps that […]

NBA Data Scraping — Game Data

In sports, as in most endeavors, playing on your home field is an advantage. The crowd, the lines of sight, the mascot (eh, kind of) all contribute to the home field advantage. But how valuable is it to play on […]