BigDataFr recommends: Big Data is changing the future of NBA scouting
[…] Big data and sports analytics are changing the ways many things in sports have traditionally been done. They are allowing for new processes that have the potential to alter the way that organizations conduct their scouting. This is because data science and sports analytics are opening up new data points and avenues of information about draft prospects.
Predictive analytics are beneficial to teams because it gives them even more information that they can take into account when making their draft selection. Smart organizations understand that they should look at each situation from as many angles as possible, especially when making such important decisions as who to draft. And so all these new metrics and data points are being generated, allowing teams and fans to get as much information about a prospect as possible. […]