After eight years at ESPN, the analytics guru is moving on (PER Diem: Dec. 14, 2012)
The thing about change is that it can creep up so that you barely notice it. Then you wake up one day and realize the world has shifted. Slowly but surely the perception of the entire basketball analytics field changed. What was once the fringe is now mainstream.
I didn't even notice it as I was straining to convert holdouts amid assorted forehead-slap moments. It's only now as I look back that I realize how completely views have shifted about the role of analytics in basketball. ...
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