hot hand

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Is the hot hand in basketball real?

With Numberphile, Lisa Goldberg discusses her research with Alon Daks and Nishant Desai at the University of California, Berkeley on the hot hand in basketball. When a player is hitting shots, is he more likely to hit the next one? The experiment results suggest that the hot hand is actually just randomness. That said, there are other points of view on this topic. As a statistician, I don’t think the...

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