In the first episode of the Garden Report Podcast from the Sloan Sports Analytics conference, Jared Weiss sits down with Boston Celtics Director of Basketball Analytics David Sparks to discuss the Celtics' impact on the community through their Step Your Game Up program, how the Celtics front office utilizes analytics and how they manage the trade deadline and draft.
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In my second episode, the Garden Report is joined by two key figures at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in bringing player movement data to the forefront of the NBA. First, Jared Weiss sits down with Rajiv Maheswaran, founder of Second Spectrum, which is revolutionizing player tracking data as the new official optical tracking partner of the NBA. Then Jared speaks with Frank Wheeler of SAP, who helped create the new NBA.com/Stats page that has brought player tracking data to the forefront of NBA analysis.
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