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The BBall Index

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The BBall Index

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Blue Wire

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Cranjis McBasketball, Tony East and Jacob Goldstein dive deep into the data and analytics to provide detailed and contextualized analysis of the broader NBA.bball-index.combluewirepods.com

Latest Episodes

WNBA Draft Preview

Tim and BBI WNBA writer Ben Dull discuss the upcoming WNBA draft, top team storylines to watch, and players to keep an eye on.

45 MINAPR 17
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WNBA Draft Preview

Optimizing NBA Lineup Fit

This episode, Tim introduces some of the key concepts from a recent article and sets the stagefor conversations around optimizing lineup fit.

32 MINMAR 29
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Optimizing NBA Lineup Fit

Optimization: The Final Frontier

This week, Tim breaks down some of the ways we can try to capture optimization of players and win more games.

32 MINMAR 26
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Optimization: The Final Frontier

DPOY

To help equip you to win your debates during the off period for the NBA, Cranjis shares a series of stats that help add clarity to the DPOY debate. This pod is brought to you through our partners at Untuckit and BetOnline.ag.

52 MINMAR 14
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DPOY

Key Questions

This week, Cranjis works through a mailbag of key questions to help you have the best fun facts this NBA season. Who are the most talented players and teams? Which role changes haven't worked? Find out here, with this episode brought to you through BetOnline and UNTUCKit

43 MINMAR 10
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Key Questions

Clutch is Real

Nathan Walker joins Cranjis to chat about Stable SPR, Predictive Win %, Replacement On/Off, and how each of those can be used by fans to learn more about the NBA. The duo also discusses Nathan's research around showing how clutch is real and can be predicted.

66 MINJAN 30
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Clutch is Real

How Coaches Use Data

Cranjis is joined by Brazilian 2nd League Champion and Unifacisa coach KJ Smith to discuss what US basketball can learn from int'l basketball, and KJ's relationship with data as a coach for a championship contender.

34 MINJAN 27
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How Coaches Use Data

DARKO Introduction

Cranjis chats this week with creator of the DARKO projection system, Kostya Medvedovsky. They cover how DARKO works, what it tells us, and what it says about some key players this season. apanalytics.shinyapps.io/DARKO/

32 MINJAN 25
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DARKO Introduction

Watching Film with Tim

This week, Tim takes us through how he watches games live and on film, pointing out what he looks for on offense and defense, what sources he uses for his film, and what stats he mixes in to stay sharp. Special thanks to our sponsor, Roman. Go to GetRoman.com/BlueWire to get a FREE online visit and FREE two-day shipping.

33 MIN2019 DEC 13
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Watching Film with Tim

Jacob's Process

This week Jacob takes you through his process for watching film, watching a game, and what tools he uses to get into advanced information.

34 MIN2019 DEC 7
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Jacob's Process

Latest Episodes

WNBA Draft Preview

Tim and BBI WNBA writer Ben Dull discuss the upcoming WNBA draft, top team storylines to watch, and players to keep an eye on.

45 MINAPR 17
Comments
WNBA Draft Preview

Optimizing NBA Lineup Fit

This episode, Tim introduces some of the key concepts from a recent article and sets the stagefor conversations around optimizing lineup fit.

32 MINMAR 29
Comments
Optimizing NBA Lineup Fit

Optimization: The Final Frontier

This week, Tim breaks down some of the ways we can try to capture optimization of players and win more games.

32 MINMAR 26
Comments
Optimization: The Final Frontier

DPOY

To help equip you to win your debates during the off period for the NBA, Cranjis shares a series of stats that help add clarity to the DPOY debate. This pod is brought to you through our partners at Untuckit and BetOnline.ag.

52 MINMAR 14
Comments
DPOY

Key Questions

This week, Cranjis works through a mailbag of key questions to help you have the best fun facts this NBA season. Who are the most talented players and teams? Which role changes haven't worked? Find out here, with this episode brought to you through BetOnline and UNTUCKit

43 MINMAR 10
Comments
Key Questions

Clutch is Real

Nathan Walker joins Cranjis to chat about Stable SPR, Predictive Win %, Replacement On/Off, and how each of those can be used by fans to learn more about the NBA. The duo also discusses Nathan's research around showing how clutch is real and can be predicted.

66 MINJAN 30
Comments
Clutch is Real

How Coaches Use Data

Cranjis is joined by Brazilian 2nd League Champion and Unifacisa coach KJ Smith to discuss what US basketball can learn from int'l basketball, and KJ's relationship with data as a coach for a championship contender.

34 MINJAN 27
Comments
How Coaches Use Data

DARKO Introduction

Cranjis chats this week with creator of the DARKO projection system, Kostya Medvedovsky. They cover how DARKO works, what it tells us, and what it says about some key players this season. apanalytics.shinyapps.io/DARKO/

32 MINJAN 25
Comments
DARKO Introduction

Watching Film with Tim

This week, Tim takes us through how he watches games live and on film, pointing out what he looks for on offense and defense, what sources he uses for his film, and what stats he mixes in to stay sharp. Special thanks to our sponsor, Roman. Go to GetRoman.com/BlueWire to get a FREE online visit and FREE two-day shipping.

33 MIN2019 DEC 13
Comments
Watching Film with Tim

Jacob's Process

This week Jacob takes you through his process for watching film, watching a game, and what tools he uses to get into advanced information.

34 MIN2019 DEC 7
Comments
Jacob's Process
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