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Research groups and reference sources

January 14, 2013

This is a list of established organizations that are involved in sports research, as well as a number of sites that have downloadable data sets. I put this together sometime in 2012, and it probably deserves to be updated.  If you think there;s something that should be added to this list, send me an email […]

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College basketball stat sheets

January 10, 2013

Interesting new collection of original source material compiled by Justin Kubatko at Basketball-Reference.com. He’s collected and posted scans of stat sheets from hundreds of Division I schools, some dating as far back as 1945.  Justin describes the challenges of doing research in this area, and hints at the possibility of eventually converting these to data files. […]

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Basketball PBP data

June 9, 2012

Over at the BasketballGeek website, Ryan Parker has been doing some interesting work on player analysis.  One of the things he does is to look at exactly where on the floor a player is standing when he takes a shot — using x,y coordinates to show the relationship to the basket.  It’s interesting stuff, and […]

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