Pro Basketball Forecast 2004 05 Edition Pro Basketball Prospectus

Author: John Hollinger
Publisher: Potomac Books
ISBN: 1574886568
Size: 30.76 MB
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Long stuck in the rut of points, assists, rebounds, and blocked shots, basketball stats are growing up, evolving just as baseball stats did twenty years ago. John Hollinger and the Pro Basketball Prospectus open a wide window of statistical analysis into pro hoops, with unique and useful discussions, scrutiny of all aspects of the game, and a breakdown of every player that saw time or hit the draft board. Last year Hollinger evaluated the best clutch playoff performers, rebutted the NBA's official defensive rankings with an improved model that takes into account the pace at which each team plays, and predicted which players had a career year that was likely to be just a fluke. He also brought to basketball an extremely useful system that compares seasons of players ages twenty-four and younger to historical statistics in order to determine a "similarity score," allowing you to predict a player's continued development or, in some cases, lack thereof. This year Hollinger brings back all that and more, with an in-depth look at rookies and how they're best utilized, plus the continued evolution of some of the best statistical analyses you'll find in a preseason forecast. For the true h

Pro Basketball Forecast

Author: John Hollinger
Publisher: Potomac Books
ISBN: 9781574889628
Size: 45.89 MB
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ESPN.com's John Hollinger returns with another edition of the Pro Basketball Forecast, packed full of stats and discussion on every single player who saw time in the league last year plus each team's draft picks and a season analysis.

Sports Data Mining

Author: Robert P. Schumaker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441967305
Size: 46.82 MB
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This series contains three sub-series including: expository and research monographs, integrative handbooks, and edited volumes, focusing on the state-of-the-art of application domains and/or reference disciplines, as related to information ...

The Book Of Basketball

Author: Bill Simmons
Publisher: ESPN
ISBN: 9780345513113
Size: 12.40 MB
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Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell Newly updated with fresh takes on LeBron, Kobe, the Celtics & more* Bill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining basketball addict known to millions as ESPN.com’s The Sports Guy, has ...

Moneyball The Art Of Winning An Unfair Game

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393066234
Size: 51.12 MB
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In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland A's, visionary general manager Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists.

Basketball On Paper

Author: Dean Oliver
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1597973319
Size: 71.44 MB
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Basketball on Paper doesnat diagram plays or explain how players get in shape, but instead demonstrates how to interpret player and team performance.

Mathletics

Author: Wayne L. Winston
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400842077
Size: 65.64 MB
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Mathletics is a remarkably entertaining book that shows readers how to use simple mathematics to analyze a range of statistical and probability-related questions in professional baseball, basketball, and football, and in sports gambling.

Field Of Schemes

Author: Neil DeMause
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803228481
Size: 60.71 MB
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The stories in Field of Schemes, from Baltimore to Cleveland and Minneapolis to Seattle and dozens of places in between, tell of the sports-team owners who use their money and their political muscle to get their way, and of the stories of ...

The Blind Side Evolution Of A Game

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393330478
Size: 55.18 MB
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Follows one young man from his impoverished childhood with a crack-addicted mother, through his discovery of the sport of football, to his rise to become one of the most successful, highly-paid players in the NFL.

Don T Put Me In Coach

Author: Mark Titus
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385535112
Size: 62.10 MB
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Mark Titus is not your average basketball star. This is a wild and completely true story of the most unlikely career in college basketball. A must-read for all fans of March Madness and college sports!