Using Big Data to analyze NBA shooting

University professor uses five years of shooting data to create color-coded data map

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Here he is on the color-coded chart he created for Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, who has accuracy problems in many areas of the court: "There is a lot of blue and green on it; that's not good, those are the morose hues of a bricklayer."

As a color commentator, Goldsberry sounds like a natural. I fear he went into the wrong field.

(H/T to Gizmodo)

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