On this episode, we spoke to Sammy Gelfand, who is the Director of Coaching Analytics for the Detroit Pistons of the NBA. We talked about Sam, his journey in the basketball world. His time in the NBA G league, working his way up to the Golden State Warriors organization and how he landed with the Detroit Pistons.

We also discussed his relationship with Steve Kerr from idolizing him as a player to ultimately working for him as a coach with the Warriors, being Shaun Livingston’s favorite rebounder, and why Steph Curry calls him the ultimate hustler. We also dove into technology and analytics and how it evolve over the years within the NBA landscape.

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