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Andre' Snellings

Andre' Snellings is a Neural Engineer by day, and RotoWire's senior basketball columnist by night. He's a two-time winner of the Fantasy Basketball Writer of the Year award from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.

Earlier this month, I went to the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. This was my second time going to the conference, and Day 1 of this year’s conference was a lot like what I experienced when I last went in 2014: lots of research talks on interesting subjects like algorithms to diagnose NBA play calls, myths about 3-pointers, or how the NBA uses analytics to set team schedules. Also, I got to see a cool interview of NBA commissioner Adam Silver by famous stats guy Nate Silver, which brought about fun tidbits like this one: