Tracking their every move

SportVu and Catapult data combo could be game-changer for NBA, teams

Updated: May 10, 2014, 12:18 PM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | ESPN Insider

ParsonsScott Halleran/Getty ImagesTeams will soon measure what players like Chandler Parsons are doing on the court and in practice.

NBA general managers, head coaches and training staffs soon will have more player movement data available to them than ever before.

STATS Inc. and Catapult Sports have agreed to a partnership that will integrate SportVU 3D-tracking data from games and Catapult GPS-tracking data from practices into one package for NBA teams.

How will they use this information? What will be its impact on how the NBA and its teams approach player development, injuries and the sport as a whole? Let's take a look.