Modeling the Pass — by Justin Jacobs

At best in the past we never had such in depth analysis to be able to look at. I do hope that with the changes coming to Europe in a few years time we can see all these types of tracking occur too!!!


Over the course of the years, NBA Stats has released a variety of information about passing in games. A few years ago, we could directly query the “single-hop” passing network between players. It allowed me to then perform a topical analysis such as Kobe Bryant’s role within the Los Angeles Lakers’ offense. Unfortunately, little information […]

via Modeling the Pass — Squared Statistics: Understanding Basketball Analytics

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