Using Random Forests to Forecast NBA Careers by Justin Jacobs of Squared Statistics

A great bit of insight on career progression in basketball and especially in the NBA. A clear performance based outlook and how player careers can look like!

We need to admire the maths involved and try to implement this across international basketball.

Ermay Duran

Advance Pro Basketball

 

Consider, for a moment, being a General Manager for an NBA team that is faced with determining the number of years for a player contract. The problem seems simple: a team requires a certain skill set that a player possesses and they would like to know for how long a player would be able to […]

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