Predicting NBA Three-Point Shooting Part 2: Random Forests

Featured Image By Eli Lucero / Herald Journal By Andrew Lawlor A few weeks ago, I published a model projecting three-point shooting numbers in the NBA for this year’s draft class. I used a linear model based on college statistics, and it was pretty good, but it did have some problems, particularly around upperclassmen andContinue reading “Predicting NBA Three-Point Shooting Part 2: Random Forests”

Predicting Three-Point Shooting for the 2020 NBA Draft Class

Featured Image By Michael Hickey / Getty Images By Andrew Lawlor The NBA revolves around shooting these days, so it is crucially important for draft prospects to be able to shoot. We have seen countless talented prospects (Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Justise Winslow, etc.) falter over the years in the NBA due to a lack of aContinue reading “Predicting Three-Point Shooting for the 2020 NBA Draft Class”