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Nuggets and Analytics with Tommy Balcetis

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In this week's episode, I am joined by the Director of Analytics for the Denver Nuggets, Tommy Balcetis. Tommy shares his experience playing basketall in Lithuania and at Harvard and his route to an NBA front office. He also shares insights into how the front office uses advanced stats and his approach to working with numbers in basketball. Lots of neat stories about his experiences working in basketball.


2:15 - Growing up in Lithuania

8:45 - Playing at Harvard

11:30 - Analytics with the Nuggets

29:00 - Malone and Connelly's interest in analytics

38:30 - The state of basketball abroad

44:30 - Is the game of basketball evolving?

46:30 - Tommy's top 5 destinations around the globe


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