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Scoring and Non-scoring Parameters in the NBA

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Class project data analysis


May 2022

Bayesian data analysis class project researching the effects of scoring and non-scoring NBA parameters on point total.

For this class project, I used Bayesian statistical methods to look at different scoring and non scoring parameters in the NBA and how the predict wins. Interestingly, I found non-scoring metrics (assist to turnover ratio, free throw attempts, offensive rebound percentage, and number of steals significantly predicted point total, but not win probability.

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