Author: Benjamin Xiao
I am a data practitioner who loves making simple, powerful visualizations and working with machine learning algorithms to learn more about the world. Basketball is incredibly dynamic, and it only takes one player to change an entire game plan. Data has stories hidden within it, and I want to reveal why my favorite team is better than yours is. And why Ben Simmons is amazing.
Why should we do this anyways? The old format works fine. Now hear me out. I’m not saying the current playoff formatting is broken. I think it’s pretty optimal for scheduling purposes, but it’s just that. There are…Read More »