Thinking Basketball

    #16: Neil Paine on the Battle for Basketball’s Soul


    Neil Paine of 538 stops by to discuss James Harden’s controversial play style, the 3-point revolution, the emergence of the 76ers & some insight into just how influential analytics have become behind the scenes. Support at www.patreon.com/thinkingbasketball

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    Ben Taylor

    Ben Taylor is the author of Thinking Basketball and the creator of the Thinking Basketball podcast and YouTube channel. He is also a contributor at Nylon Calculus, and his work in analytics and historical statistics has been featured on basketball-reference.com. His historical profiles on the careers of the league's top players, "The Backpicks Top 40," can be found on his website www.backpicks.com. In his work, Ben incorporates his background as a behavioral scientist and longtime qualitative and quantitative researcher in User Experience.