Adir Wanono

Adir is a Ph.D. candidate who studies the emergence of basketball analytics in the NBA.


He is interested in two interrelated questions:

(1) What were the socio-material conditions that contributed to the rapid rise of NBA analytics, and why it plays such a central role nowadays;


(2) How basketball analytics modified the basketball network and changed long lasting basketball strategies, adjusted coaches’ agency, effected viewers’ experience, and more.

Adir holds Master of Laws from UC Berkeley, Master of Philosophy and Bachelor of Law from Tel-Aviv University.

Adir is a regular contributor to "Calcalist", where he writes about analytics and basketball. Here are a few Links to his column:

אבולוציה מואצתלא תישא את שם הג׳ורדן לשוואסטטיסטיקה של מאבקכיול מחדששיעור בצניעותשחמט לכדורסלניםאנליטיקס למתחילים (1)על הגובה: עולם הכדורסל החדש של גולדן סטייט ווריירס