NYT: The N.B.A.'s New Math Finds Willing Students
"From a loft in Oakland, Calif., where an old point guard named Dean
Oliver had paced up and down while watching the game on television,
none of it was too surprising. A consultant to the Sonics since
October, Oliver makes his living studying the reasons teams win or
lose. He thinks the information that appears in box scores,
television graphics and many scouting reports often does a poor job
of explaining a game."