NBA Narratives vs. Numbers

Recording: NBA Narratives vs. Numbers, Mar 9, 2018


Kirk Goldsberry


Juliet Litman

The Ringer

Chris Ryan

The Ringer

Shea Serrano

The Ringer

NBA roster building has never drawn more interest from casual fans. To some, player trades and free agency moves are more exciting than a thrilling slam dunk. To wit: The 2017 NBA free agency period espoused more tweets than the NBA Finals. Still, team-building philosophies have hardly coalesced. This panel will explore how player stats, scouting, and interpersonal management all play into the way NBA rosters are assembled.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Sports
Level: Intermediate