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Abolish (Useless) NBA Divisions: Stepping Closer Towards Restructure

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 1 comment

I know saying one conference is distinctly better than the other may be considered oversimplification, but the Western Conference, when...

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How Dead Are You, Really?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 | 0 comments

It’s March, which means it’s time for sorry NBA teams to mail in the season and start losing games to improve their draft...

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The Evolution of Scorers

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 | 3 comments

This morning I published a piece at Bleacher-Report, called “A Brief History of Rajon Rondo’s Jumpshot.” As I was...

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Why The Faried-Shumpert Trade Makes So Much Sense

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 | 0 comments

The Faried-Shumpert rumor has floated back up to the surface of NBA trade rumors, and I wanted to take the opportunity to pen an open...

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Ty Lawson, A Perfect Blend of Mind and Speed

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 | 1 comment

The mid-2000s was a unique period for the game of basketball. The NBA was no longer in its golden period where Jordan, Bird, and Magic...

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#10WordRecaps: December 17, 2013

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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The “Ben Afflecks” of the 2013-14 NBA season

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Ben Affleck, age 41, born in Berkeley, Calif. and raised in Cambridge, Mass., is a well recognized actor, someone who is likely known by a...

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Visualizing Efficiency and the Four Factors

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Above is a new version of a visualization I put together last year using team data from Basketball-Reference. On their season summary page...

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#10WordRecaps: December 4, 2013

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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#10WordRecaps: December 3, 2013

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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Individual Scoring Variance

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 0 comments

Recently I shared project that had been percolating for awhile, looking at team offensive and defensive not just by efficiency, but also...

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Visualizing Jump Shots, Featuring Hero Ball in Toronto

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 1 comment

Last I started to look at the new SportVU data on jump shooting the NBA is sharing with its fans coming from tracking camera now in every...

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#10WordRecaps: November 25, 2013

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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#10WordRecaps: November 21, 2013

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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Early Returns on Expected Points Per Shot

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 | 16 comments

This weekend I was finally able to pull together the first round of Expected Points Per Shot (XPPS) numbers for teams, team...

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#10WordRecaps: November 18, 2013

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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