15.071 | Spring 2017 | Graduate

The Analytics Edge

2.4 Playing Moneyball in the NBA (Recitation)

2.4 Playing Moneyball in the NBA (Recitation)

Video 1: The Data

In this recitation, we’ll apply some of the ideas from Moneyball to data from the National Basketball Association (NBA). Please download the datasets NBA_train (CSV) and NBA_test (CSV), and save them to a location on your computer that you will remember. This data comes from Basketball-Reference.com.

A script file containing all of the R commands used in this recitation can be downloaded here: Unit2_Recitation (R).

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