2016 NBA MVP in Data

Last season, I reported on two metrics that seemed to be decent predictors for NBA's Most Valuable Player award: effective field goal percentage (eFG%) and usage percentage (USG%). Here, I revisit these metrics and try out a new metric that uses these two metrics in a simple way. Voting share for all MVP candidates For...

Dispatches from #SSAC16

These posts are all about the 2016 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (or SSAC16 for short). You can check out all of my posts related to SSAC16 by clicking this link. If you're attending, don't be shy about saying hi! Email | Twitter | LinkedIn | Comment below Can you Really Predict Athletic Injury and Performance? Dr. Phil...