FiveThirtyEight Signals: By The Numb3rs
Personal trainers have been a part of professional sports for decades. Personal data analysts are newer.
As a trained mathematician, Justin Zormelo provided Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder with personalized analytics during Durant’s MVP season. And in his most recent undertaking, Zormelo is training a 17-year-old, 7-foot-1-inch Sudan native named Thon Maker.
You can find By The Numb3rs on the ESPN web site at http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id= 12377719 .