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Ep. 657: Philip Maymin Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Philip Maymin
Philip Maymin

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My guest today is Philip Maymin, an Associate Professor of Analytics and Finance at the University of Bridgeport Trefz School of Business. He is the managing editor of Algorithmic Finance and the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Sports Analytics. He has been an analytics consultant with several NBA teams and is the Chief Analytics Officer for Vantage Sports.

The topic is “moneyball” to basketball.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:

  • Celtics basketball team
  • Technology to measure players
  • Statistical thinking
  • Basketball stats
  • Gut feelings
  • Prediction
  • Mock drafts

“The gut [feeling] is an excuse for rationalization.” – Philip Maymin

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