This short course offers instructor-led and hands-on training in basketball analytics for students, young statisticians, and sports professionals. It provides the understanding of the concepts of basketball data science, by covering basic statistics tools and advanced methods of data analysis, as discussed in the book Basketball Data Science – with Applications in R by P. Zuccolotto and M. Manisera (2020) and using the R package BasketballAnalyzeR. Real examples from NBA data are shown and small exercises are assigned to students.