Press & Media

Selected Press Coverage

  • “Muthuball: How to Build an NBA Championship Team” – GQ, 2012
  • “Meet Nik Raivio, The Next Jeremy Lin” – Rant Sports, 2012
  • “Why People Still Don’t Believe the Best New Ideas in Sports” – The Atlantic, 2012
  • “Could the next Jeremy Lin be playing today in the D-League?” – USA Today, 2012
  • “The 2012 HEAT.com Sloan Report” – NBA.com, 2012
  • “Trading ‘Small Forward’ for ‘Scoring Rebounder’” – The New York Times, 2012
  • “MIT Sloan Conference, it’s a wrap” – ESPN, 2012
  • “Growing MIT Conference Looks at Stats in Sports” – The Boston Herald, 2012
  • “Solving for W” – ESPN, 2012
  • “Redefining NBA Basketball Positions” – Flowing Data, 2012
  • “Redefined NBA Basketball Positions, Visualized” – Gizmodo, 2012
  • “Putting Analytics to Work Requires Making Sense of Patterns” – IT Business Edge, 2012
  • “About that Map of Positions” – The Classical, 2012
  • “Analytics Reveal 13 New Basketball Positions” – Wired, 2012
  • “Does Basketball Actually have 13 Positions?” – Slate, 2012
  • “Rethinking Hoops with Advanced Analytics” – ESPN, 2012
  • “Big Data Changes Perception of Sports” – Digital Reasoning, 2012
  • “The Rise of the Position-Less Player” – The Wall Street Journal, 2012
  • “Coach K Invokes Power of Versatility” – The Charlotte Observer, 2012
  • “As 13 posicoes do basquete” – Bolapresa, 2012
  • “A New Company Uses Big Data to Fight Cancer (And Rethink Basketball)” – Fast Company, 2013
  • “One of the 20,000: How an Engineering Student Became a Sports Analyst” – Tamil Culture, 2013
  • “Basketball’s ‘Hidden’ Positions Get an Update” – Wired, 2013
  • “The ’10 Hidden Positions’ in Basketball, in Beautiful Visualizaitons” – Gizmodo, 2013
  • “Basketball for the Thinking Man” – Men’s Journal, 2013
  • “Stanford Student Gains Cult Status Rethinking NBA Philosophy” – San Jose Mercury News, 2013
  • “Should There be 13 Positions in Basketball” – NBC Sports, 2013
  • “Obama Likes Stanford Grad’s Hoops Revolution Theory” – San Jose Mercury News, 2013
  • “Stanford Student Hoping to Change Game of Basketball” – The Washington Post, 2013
  • “Fantasy Football Manager” – The Economist, 2013
  • “The Past, Present, and Future of NBA Scouting” – Bleacher Report, 2013
  • “Thinking Outside the Box Score” – American Mathematical Society, 2013
  • “Scientific Data has become so Complex, We have to Invent New Math to Deal With It” – Wired, 2013
  • “Has Ayadi Turned Machine Learning into a Magic Bullet” – GigaOm, 2013
  • “Pitching Backward: Every Player in its Right Place” – Basketball Prospectus, 2015
  • “In Both Business and Sport, Specialisation can Increase Efficency – And Blind Spots” – New Statesman, 2015

Speaking Invitations

Selected Media Coverage