How the NBA uses analytics to create an efficient schedule that features 1,230 games in 169 days? — Basketball-DataScience.com

The ever amazing Henry Yeh has come up with another insightful bit of research and I can not hold myself from sharing this bit of well researched analytics article.

 

Pursuant to the newly revised CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement), the new NBA season has been extended by a week, from 170 days to 177 days starting from the 2017-18 season. The reason is simple: To maximize rest and basketball quality while minimizing injuries and logistical constraints. And the goal is even more clear — to […]

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