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Court Vision: Mapping Positions on NBA Courts
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 12, 2012 @ 9:30 am In Sports,Weekend | Comments Disabled
Over at CourtVision , Kirk Goldsberry is establishing a “spatially informed baseline and to map every shooter in the league against an average shooter.”
While he has lots of work to complete on this taskk, its already yielded some interesting visuals of each of the 5 positions: Composite shooting charts.
These are the combined shooting data for every player in each positional group. As Kirk notes, “there are some bizarre trends including some fascinating asymmetries.”
via Flowing Data 
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 CourtVision: http://www.kirkgoldsberry.com/courtvision.htm
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 Flowing Data: http://flowingdata.com/2012/03/12/geography-of-the-basketball-court/
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