Basketball data analysis that President wanted to hear about
|Source : San Jose Mercury News/Muthu Alagappan|
The above shows 10 positions rather than the customary well established 5 positions.
"His discovery has opened up a whole new basketball debate -- a Pandora's box-and-one, if you will. Alagappan argues that basketball's traditional five positions are as outmoded as James Naismith's peach basket, insisting instead that there are at least 10 distinct positions."
This is another example of applying analysis techniques to new data sets to bring out a few salient "hidden" facts.