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CourtVision : New Visual and Spatial Analytics for the NBA

  title={CourtVision : New Visual and Spatial Analytics for the NBA},
  author={Kirk Goldsberry},
This paper investigates spatial and visual analytics as means to enhance basketball expertise. We introduce CourtVision, a new ensemble of analytical techniques designed to quantify, visualize, and communicate spatial aspects of NBA performance with unprecedented precision and clarity. We propose a new way to quantify the shooting range of NBA players and present original methods that measure, chart, and reveal differences in NBA players’ shooting abilities. We conduct a case study, which… Expand
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