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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Human Bias

This is my first work on a topic other than professional basketball. If you have good or bad feedback after reading, let me know on Twitter. Disclaimer: I am not a trained epidemiologist, nor do I hold any formal social science qualifications. My interest in writing about this topic came from a years-long fascination with research on behavioral psychology, and human misconceptions of reality formed from our innate perceptions. If

Outside Shooting and Winning

All the data referenced below comes from basketball-reference.com. The data was gathered and visualizations were made using Python (the pandas and seaborn packages, specifically). I also referenced Syed Sadat Nazrul’s Medium post on towardsdatascience.com for scraping tabular data from the basketball-reference.com team page for each franchise. BB1: A Little League History (1947 – 2020) We need not mention that the style of play in the NBA has changed dramatically over