nba

9月 092019
 

If you consume NBA content through social media, then you know just how active that online community is. Basketball arguments and ‘hot takes’ on the Internet are about as commonplace as Michael Jordan playing golf instead of running a functional NBA front office. I wondered if NBA fans happened to [...]

The Memphis Grizzlies have the best NBA arena. Here's why was published on SAS Voices by Frank Silva

9月 092019
 

If you consume NBA content through social media, then you know just how active that online community is. Basketball arguments and ‘hot takes’ on the Internet are about as commonplace as Michael Jordan playing golf instead of running a functional NBA front office. I wondered if NBA fans happened to [...]

The Memphis Grizzlies have the best NBA arena. Here's why was published on SAS Voices by Frank Silva

5月 032016
 

The Los Angeles Times recently produced a graphic illustrating the 30,699 shots that the recently retired Kobe Bryant took over the span of his 20-year career. It became such a topic of conversation that the Times later offered the graphic for $69.95 (plus shipping). The paper also published a follow-up […]

The post Kobe Bryant took 30,699 shots, and I've plotted them all using JMP appeared first on JMP Blog.

3月 142016
 

People have always been fascinated by sports statistics, and with the recent popularity of fantasy sports there is an increased demand for custom analyses of the sports data. With those folks in mind, I have created a simple example that SAS programmers can use as a starting point for analyzing NBA […]

The post How to graph NBA data with SAS appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

9月 282015
 

I get several requests and recommendations for analyzing sports data. I'm not a big sports fan ... but when did I ever let that stop me! When I find interesting data, I like to graph it! Before we get into the nitty-gritty data analysis, here is a picture of my friend Jennifer's daughter […]

The post I'm a data guy, not a basketball fan! appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

5月 222013
 
Two years ago, Brad Pitt starred in Moneyball, an Academy Award-nominated story about Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane bringing the power of advanced analytics to the sport. Beane wasn’t the first to use statistical analytics to build a successful team and keep its payroll in check. Baseball and political [...]
5月 222013
 
Two years ago, Brad Pitt starred in Moneyball, an Academy Award-nominated story about Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane bringing the power of advanced analytics to the sport. Beane wasn’t the first to use statistical analytics to build a successful team and keep its payroll in check. Baseball and political [...]