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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
TrueHoop TV: Neil Olshey

By Kevin Arnovitz

We know most teams these days have analysts in house poring over data, but how do those stat heads work with team's execs? Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey discusses that, whether The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference has become a mandatory event for NBA decision-makers and what happens when the "gut" disagrees with the data:



In part two, Olshey discusses the limitations of advanced stats, whether it's possible to quantify a player's makeup and how much presence a general manager should have around his players.