Common Sports Analytics Methods

Common Sports Analytics Methods

Professional sports teams today deploy sports analytics methods as a top strategy for winning games. It has thus prompted managers to crystallize the role of analytics in other related activities within sports teams. Michael Lewis, in his 2003 book money-back described ‘theory of Analytics’ as the secret to success, player, and team evaluation. Lewis states…

Basketball Analytics Starting Point

This is a review of the basketball analytics research by Justin Kubatko, Dean Oliver, Kevin Pelton, and Dan T. Rosenbaum Within standard basketball statistics there are a variety of basic variables used. Understanding these variables helps everyone, the knowledgeable and the amateur, better understand the meaning behind the statistics. The first variable is possession. In…