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The Official Nylon Calculus Podcast. Covering statistics, analytics, and information to better objectively understand basketball.

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Andrew Johnson and Jacob Goldstein stopped by to go over their win projection systems and discuss who they were higher or lower on than conventional wisdom and why. Find their projections here:... more

Ben Taylor (@ElGee35), founder of Backpicks.com, dropped by the show to discuss his book, "Thinking Basketball," which focuses on the way we think about basketball (often in the wrong way or using the wrong mental lens), as well as... more

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Bo Schwartz Madsen joined me to discuss the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, narratives and how important they are to communicating data-driven results, behavioral psychology, Seth Partnow's presentation on myths surrounding 3... more

Andre Snellings joined me to discuss Giannis Antetokounmpo's amazing season, Nikola Jokic's brilliance, Russell Westbrook's dominance, Andrew Wiggins's development, and the Timberwolves' porous defense and the absence of Kevin... more

Krishna Narsu (@knarsu3) dropped by to discuss defending drives and how that correlates with team success, loose ball recovery rates via SportVU data, and his KOBE shot selection metric, among many other things. Here are Krishna's... more

Ian Levy (@HickoryHigh) dropped by to discuss DeMar DeRozan and Damian Lillard's hot starts to the season. Additionally, we discussed LeBron's place as possibly the most healthy star in NBA history (while knocking heavily on wood).... more

Senthil (@SENTH1S) dropped by the show to discuss his experience at the NBA Hackathon, measuring defensive versatility, the changing center position, and appreciating Ray Allen's all-around superstar game. Articles we discussed:... more

Nick Restifo (@nickrestifo) and Andrew Johnson (@CountingBaskets) of Nylon Calculus dropped by to discuss their 2016-17 NBA Season Win Total projections. They dive into their methodologies, the insights that have come from their... more

Senthil Natarajan (@SENTH1S) joins the show to discuss the myth of Team USA participation as an accelerant to development, beating the Warriors (at least on paper), ball movement, and his injury prevention startup, Ziel Solutions.... more

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