Wow, another long one! We talk my time at the 2018 MIT Sloan Analytics Conference, tanking in the NBA, the NCAA controversy (the most recent one, maybe?), and some around the NBA team talk.
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I attended the MIT Sloan Analytics Conference and had some thoughts, tune in to hear. If you want another fantastic analyst’s thoughts on the state of Sloan, check out Cleaning the Glass’ write up here.
I’m pretty proud that this happened.
— Andrés Alvarez (@NerdNumbers) February 25, 2018
Brian notes that sadly, Hinkie is likely not going to be back in the NBA anytime soon.
The NBA is warning teams against tanking. Any fan of behavioral psychology probably has some bad news for them.
As Shaun King notes, no joke, the NCAA has basically compared “student-athletes” to prison labor.
We discuss a few teams in the NBA including the Wizards, Nuggets, and Bucks.
Seeya next week!