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14 Oct 15 Shooting Ability and Size

Everyone knows that, in general, guards are better shooters than centers. That means that bigger the size, poorer the shooting ability. In fact, a player only needs a good eye-hand coordination and average strength to be a great shooter. Thus, we can deduct that somehow size is negatively correlated with the coordination.   In this…

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22 Nov 14 All About Foul Stats

In a basketball game, especially in close one, fouls related statistics determine who will win the game. When the subject is fouls, you can also include the star treatment, official’ performances and hack-a-X’s into this debate.   In this analysis, we try to provide some interesting details about players foul statistics such as which NBA players…

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Success on Defense

09 Nov 14 Efficient Players on Defense

Unlike to offense, measuring a player’s defensive capability using his basic game statistics can be misleading. But that can also be a good starting point to quantify the contribution of the player’s defensive effort for his team. In this analysis, we have determined a unique defensive efficiency metric for players, taking into account 2013-14 NBA…

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22 Oct 14 NBA Teams’ Winning Records

Click image to see a bigger version Total of 54,083 games are played in American professional basketball leagues (BAA-NBA) since first game tipped off on November 1, 1946. Fourty-five franchises have taken their place on the court until today. As is known, thirty of them are still active. For detailed information about folded franchises, click here.   In the table above, you...
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