This Is Why We Play: Solving Problems with NBA Data

The following resources are for use with This is Why We Play: Solving Problems with NBA Data, Session 110 at NCTM Chicago.


All of the basketball statistics used during the session were powered by data from

During the session, you can login to the Discovery Education Math TechbookTM at with the following username and password:

U: mathslamdunk

P: discovery

After the session, you can request your own username and password with a free 60-day trial of Math Techbook at

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