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  1. NBA -- NBA Front Office free agency fits for Melo, Bosh, others

    NBA Front Office

    Our experts predict where the dominos will fall in free agency

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  2. NBA Draft -- NBA Front Office debates draft winners, losers, more...

    NBA Front Office

    Insider's NBA Front Office -- Tom Penn, George Karl, Chad Ford, Kevin Pelton and Amin Elhassan -- debate the 2014 NBA draft, offering up their winners, losers, steals, riskiest picks and best undrafted players.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  3. Pace, turnover ratio among key stats to watch in finding fantasy ...

    John Cregan

    John Cregan discusses how the pace and turnover ratio stats can help unearth potential fantasy basketball gems.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  4. MIT Sloan 2014: Oh, the humanity

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference isn't about stats anymore. Not coincidentally, it's much-improved. Stats really never stood a chance at Dorkapalooza. As Danny Nowell demonstrated, a belief in information as currency quickly begets a relu...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. All you know about basketball is wrong

    Timothy Varner

    The Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC) is an annual pilgrimage for the most brilliant minds in professional sports. SSAC is challenging: The conference forces us to look at the sports we think we understand through new perspectives. And so, a f...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  6. Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger tops list of best midrange...

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan breaks down how teams defensively force opponents into "the worst shot in basketball." He also lists the top midrange shooters in the NBA, led by Celtics forward Jared Sullinger.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  7. Sources -- Rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers tab Sam Hinkie as GM

    Brian Windhorst

    The Philadelphia 76ers have hired Houston Rockets executive Sam Hinkie to be their new general manager, sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  8. NBA - Jason Collins a no-stats All-Star

    Tom Haberstroh

    Who is Jason Collins the basketball player? He's an analytics legend.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  9. Is MIT Sloan now the majority party?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Courtesy of Samantha Yanofsky In a few short years, MIT Sloan has gone from "What's that?" to "Who's Who." Two years ago at the 2011 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, an NBA player agent was spotted roaming the halls of the Boston C...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  10. Sloan Sports Conference Podcast and Video Extravaganza: Daryl Mor...

    Grantland Network

    This past week Grantland visited the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and boy are our brains tired. After two days of presentations and panel discussions, we've got a lot to share. So, without further ado, here are a bunch of podcasts an...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  11. Lakers to attend 2014 Sloan conference

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers might have been the only NBA team without a representative at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston over the weekend, but general manager Mitch Kupchak says that will change in the future. "We ha...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  12. NBA - Key points from MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton provides the key points from the 2013 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  13. NBA: Solving important basketball questions

    Kevin Pelton

    What statistical analysis can tell about 10 of the most important questions in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  14. NBA -- Ranking each team on corner 3s

    Tom Haberstroh

    The numbers show that teams increasingly see the merits of 3-pointers launched from the corner

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2013
  15. 2012 NBA Draft - As draft nears, trades could shuffle top picks

    Chad Ford

    With the 2012 NBA draft closing fast, Chad Ford examines the latest buzz -- including trade talk at the top of the draft. Plus, a look at how analytically minded NBA teams have been grading some of the top prospects by the numbers.

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  16. Player tracking transforming NBA analytics

    Zach McCann

    You ever wonder what NBA assistant coaches are scribbling on their clipboards during games? They're taking down stats. But not the stats you'll read in any box score. They're logging numbers like touches in the paint, passes per possession, thre...

    Blog | May 18, 2012