News tagged with basketball players

The physics of the 3-point shot

He may not see very many basketball players in his classroom, but Creighton University physics professor Gintaras Duda, Ph.D., says they are instinctual physicists because of what it takes to make the perfect shot on the ...

dateMar 25, 2014 in General Physics
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Analyzing Effects Of Hoops Ball Hog

Fans will have noticed that when a basketball team's best player sits out for a while the team will sometimes actually do better than when the star is playing. Concepts from the mathematical science called game theory help ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Mathematics
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New technique developed to evaluate basketball players

A team of Spanish and American researchers has developed a method to evaluate basketball players that will, they say, better meet the requirements of the sport's trainers and experts. The technique uses mathematical models ...

dateJun 05, 2009 in Other
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