Basketball analytics: More to explore
Thoughts on the MIT conference, the Kings and more (PER Diem: March 2, 2012)
BOSTON -- Five years ago, I sat in a classroom at MIT for a panel during the inaugural Sloan Sports Conference. Not a lecture hall, a classroom, with a chalkboard and old-school desks with the cave underneath for your books and a little slot for a pencil. It was a few analytic types getting together for a day in Beantown.
There were nine panels that day, and 175 people showed up, and we got to meet Bill James and one or two other folks who are hugely famous in our little circle, ...
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