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Bradley Real-Deal-Holy-Beal is Making the Leap

Posted by on May 6, 2014 | 2 comments

Bradley Beal had a perfectly decent little season this year after having a perfectly decent little rookie campaign last year. In both...

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Wizards-Pacers: A Look Back at a Gruesome Regular Season Series

Posted by on May 6, 2014 | 0 comments

To be sure, there were actually worse single-game performances by teams in the 2013-14 regular season. On February 9th against the Los...

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Playoff Preview: Bulls-Wizards

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 | 0 comments

The lead-up to the NBA playoffs is all about narratives. How will Player X and Player Y match-up, who will stop Player Z, how can Team A...

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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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Footsteps with No Prints: The Already-Evaporated Non-Legacy of Rashard Lewis

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Take a gander at Rashard Lewis‘ career stats and have your mind boggled: only 34 years old, he’s top-100 all-time in both...

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#10WordRecaps: December 18, 2013

Posted by on Dec 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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#10WordRecaps: December 16th, 2013

Posted by on Dec 17, 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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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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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 20, 2013

Posted by on Nov 21, 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 19, 2013

Posted by on Nov 20, 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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Visualization of Success in the NBA Draft

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 | 2 comments

A vision of mine has been how to track success of different NBA players taken in the draft throughout the years. I have wondered,...

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Offensive and Defensive Variance

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 | 2 comments

“Increase the variance” – Daryl Morey The quote above was Morey’s answer in a Reddit AMA last year during the...

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#10WordRecaps: November 13, 2013

Posted by on Nov 14, 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 Magic Of Washington’s Transition Game, And The Curse Of The Mid-Range

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 | 1 comment

Now that many NBA teams have played at least seven or eight games, the sample size has grown large enough that it’s not comical to...

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