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Layups: Freakonomics on NBA Stat Analysis

Posted by Neil Paine on December 13, 2008

Here is an article from the New York Times Magazine this past May, in which Freakonomics authors Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt discuss Mike Zarren and the use of advanced statistics in the Celtics' front office. Just a little more than a month later, Boston won its first NBA championship since 1986... Coincidence? I think not!


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