Local court at Lincoln Park

Basketball analytics: From the NBA to your local court

By Lauren Rosen
Medill Reports

From NBA front offices to recreational leagues in Chicago, basketball and analytics have become almost impossible to separate. From Billy Beane’s Oakland A’s to Daryl Morey’s Houston Rockets, find out how an analytics revolution has taken basketball by storm.

Photo at top: The net at a Lincoln Park court. Not pictured: Countless recreational players imitating Steph Curry. (Lauren Rosen/MEDILL)