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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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Two Three-Point Shooters Equal Two Points

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 | 0 comments

  The value of the three-pointer is a staple of basketball analytics. It is often referred to as ‘advanced,’ but really...

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Updating My Beliefs About Neon Jesus

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 | 0 comments

  Last week I did some analysis and created a visualization of the correlation between rookie preseason and rookie regular season...

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Projecting The 2013-14 NBA Season

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 | 2 comments

The start of the NBA season is under a week away, which means it’s time for the always fun task of figuring out what will exactly...

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NBA Game Tracking Project: Volunteers Needed

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 | 0 comments

I need some help. I have a really cool, interesting idea I’d like to make happen. The project is essentially this: I want to track...

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Bending Efficiency

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 | 0 comments

  It is a much different era of basketball. The amount of information available to the public is vast, and there is more and more...

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Kevin Durant Kills it from Everywhere: Introducing Scoring Versatility Index

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 | 3 comments

  There are a number of different stats to quantify and qualify scoring prowess in the NBA. Generally they fall into either volume...

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Making Connections: Explanation Percentages

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 | 0 comments

  Editor’s Note: This post is a collaboration between myself and Jeremy Conlin. He’s the man behind SuiteSports.com, as well as a...

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Making Connections: ORTG to Pace

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 | 0 comments

  Editor’s Note: This post is a collaboration between myself and Jeremy Conlin. He’s the man behind SuiteSports.com, as well as a...

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Making Connections: OeFG% to ORTG

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 | 0 comments

  This post is a collaboration between myself and Jeremy Conlin. He’s the man behind SuiteSports.com, as well as a contributor...

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The Impact of Mid-Season Coaching Changes

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 | 0 comments

  Change is one of the most inescapable factors of life, whether it be for good or bad. A new job, relationship, outlook – all...

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Who Are The Most Stat-Sheet-Stuffing Players In The NBA?

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 | 2 comments

  It’s easy enough to head over to Basketball-Reference and check up on who is leading the NBA in things like points, assists,...

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Projecting the Draft Through Numbers, Revisted

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 | 0 comments

  This is a follow up post to Projecting the Draft Through Numbers, and represents my work with Jacob Frankel. Questions about the...

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Stepping Back, Looking Back

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 | 0 comments

They say that when you stop caring about how others define you, the sting of negative judgment lessens. For a long time, we witnessed the...

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Shot Selection Round-Up: Part 3

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 | 0 comments

  A few weeks ago I started the process of going back and reviewing my season-long shot selection numbers, using Expected Points Per...

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Imbalanced Shooters

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 | 0 comments

  During last night’s game, early in the second quarter, this tweet from Evan Zamir caught my attention. Kawhi Leonard shot 43%...

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