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Ken Pomeroy joins the podcast to talk about his ratings and some of the unique challenges of basketball analytics at the college level.

Nate Duncan, salary cap savant and host of the Dunc'd On Podcast joins me to talk about mastering the intricacies of the NBA CBA, the league's current financial climate and some early thoughts on the Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers... more

Three Nylon Calculus writers join the podcast to discuss their models and methodologies for NBA win projections. We dig into strengths and weaknesses of the models and some of the most surprising results.

Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief of FiveThirtyEight, joins the podcast to talk about FiveThirtyEight's new CARMELO Player Projection System and the site's team preview and win projections for the upcoming NBA season.

A relaunched and reinvigorated r-squared Podcast kicks off for the new NBA season. This episode features a conversation with Nylon Calculus managing editor Seth Partnow about some of his work this summer on positionality, bully... more

Former Director of Analytics for the Philadelphia 76ers, Aaron Barzilai, joins the podcast to talk about the state of basketball analytics, his career path and some of the differences between analytic work done in the public sphere and... more

Seth Partnow is back on The r-squared Podcast to talk about the challenges of measuring individual defense, some of his work with the new public SportVU data and judging the accomplishments of the Golden State Warriors.

This week's episode features a conversation with Tom Haberstroh, an NBA analyst and writer for ESPN. Tom walks us through a little bit of his background, including a behind-the-scenes look at his stint with ESPN Stats and... more

This episode of The r-squared Podcast features a conversation with Matt D'Anna about his TeamSPACE charts and applications of spatial analytics.

This episode features a conversation with Neil Paine, a staff writer for FiveThirtyEight.com