By Stefan Swiat, Suns.com
Posted: March 25, 2010
Where athletes meet mathletes, the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, Mass. is fast-becoming a can’t-miss on the schedule of professional sports executives. After attending for the first time this year, Suns President of Basketball Operations and GM Steve Kerr is one such executive.
Essentially, the conference is a forum where leading researchers and sports executives come together to try to better analyze the performance of athletes through the use of statistics. Through their findings, the researchers, executives, industry professionals and students attending the conference look to improve and better understand the sports world.