The Wizards are arguably a top 10 team in the NBA right now, and are arguably a much better team than they were during the Gilbert Arenas-Caron Butler-Antawn Jamison-era. One thing is for sure though: they have been more successful in the playoffs, nearly beating the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. However, the … More Out with the Old, In with the New
There is a distinct difference between watching a college basketball game and one from the NBA. When you head over to the Verizon Center in DC to watch the Hoyas play, you will most likely see scores in the 50s. Go to a Wizards game the very next night, and it would be a disappointment … More How Good Is Jack Taylor?
It’s no secret that the NBA has been undergoing an analytics revolution for several years, and it’s not just Daryl Morey’s Houston front office, though they might have the most organizational buy-in from top to bottom. I can count only three teams (all three of which are in the Pacific Division) that don’t employ or … More Visualizing NBA Analytics through the Past Decade’s Superstars