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Do Steph Curry and Klay Thompson Have Hot Hands

  title={Do Steph Curry and Klay Thompson Have Hot Hands},
  author={Alon Daks and Nishant Desai and Lisa R. Goldberg},
  journal={arXiv: Applications},
Star Golden State Warriors Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Kevin Durant are great shooters but they are not streak shooters. Only rarely do they show signs of a hot hand. This conclusion is based on an empirical analysis of field goal and free throw data from the 82 regular season and 17 postseason games played by the Warriors in 2016--2017. Our analysis is inspired by the iconic 1985 hot-hand study by Thomas Gilovitch, Robert Vallone and Amos Tversky, but uses a permutation test to… 

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