NBA HACKATHON
September 22, 2018
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NBA New Jersey Office

OVERVIEW

Congratulations to our 2018 NBA Hackathon Winners!

Basketball:

  1. Kawhi-Me-A-River (Surojit Biswas, Amaro Taylor-Weiner)
  2. TRAVeling Violations (Tyler Brandt, Rohan Gupta, Vignesh Namasivayam, Arun Soni)
  3. ILoveBasketball (Alan Chen, Gregory Han, Nathan Kou, Brandon Sim)

Business:

  1. Watergoose (Francis Peng, Alex Robson, Jashanjot Sohanpal, Danying Xiao)
  2. NJIT (Jean Darius, Raiha Khan, Bayan Mafarjeh)
  3. Triple V Analytics (Vijay Golla, Vinai Rachakonda, Vishnutheja Rachakonda)

On September 22nd, 2018, students, statisticians, developers and engineers took part in the third annual NBA Hackathon. The 2018 NBA Hackathon featured two tracks, basketball analytics and business analytics. Teams accepted to the Hackathon built tools to solve important and challenging problems in the NBA. Their work was presented to a panel of expert judges and an audience of NBA personnel, media, invited guests and the other competitors. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams of each track, with a grand prize that will include lunch with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver. 

Note: the NBA Hackathon is open only to current undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited universities in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), or those who graduated from an accredited university and reside in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec). Only invited guests and competitors will be allowed to attend. 

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Click here for Official Rules.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Prizes

First Place Teams: Lunch with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver; tickets to a game in an arena of the team’s choosing; $1000 gift card to the NBA Store; JBL Product

Second Place Teams: Tickets to a game in an arena of the team’s choosing; $400 gift card to the NBA Store; JBL Product

Third Place Teams: $400 gift card to the NBA Store; JBL Product

Registration

Those interested in competing must apply on the website. Please note that there are limited spots available and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with acceptances to the NBA Hackathon based on the strength of applications.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Click here for Official Rules.

Basketball Track Judges
Doris Burke
ESPN
Shareef Abdur-Rahim
NBA
Luke Kornet
NY Knicks
Howard Beck
Bleacher Report
Business Track Judges
Matt Wolf
NBA
Anthony Perez
CEO, VenueNext
Jeremy Short
SVP, Madison Square Garden Company
Lewis Tierney
AVP, NBA