Why do basketball scouts and analysts always seem to be fighting?
Is there some way everyone can work together toward a common goal?
Yes, there is.
They can be on the same team.
Here’s what needs to be in place.
It starts with the decision maker.
I previously wrote about what basketball analytics really means.
One of the most important takeaways from the article is that scouting reports are a form of data, just as advanced metrics are.
They’re different types of data, but they’re both data. They both merit respect and consideration.
A decision maker (often the general manager) needs to be willing to listen to everyone. CONTINUE READING