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Matt Bonner, Gregg Popovich and Situational Usefulness

Posted by on May 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Gregg Popovich’s bold move of starting Matt Bonner backfired, and Pop rectified his mistake, starting Boris Diaw in the second half.  ...

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Weekly Stat Pack

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 0 comments

We are back with another group of statistics that found a way to fly under the radar for the week that was in the NBA. No player is exempt...

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Weekly NBA Stat Pack

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 | 0 comments

We are back with another group of statistics that found a way to fly under the radar for the week that was in the NBA. No player is exempt...

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And The Award For Best Ensemble Goes To . . .

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James. That’s how we’ll remember January 29, 2014, especially if the Oklahoma City Thunder go on and...

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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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What Happens at 7:07 PM

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 | 0 comments

  Back in the day when I was still a capable guard and ballin’, my center and I would orchestrate a method before tip-off to snag the...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 | 0 comments

  This week I decided to take a look at players who rebound, but also score. I charted the total points each team received from...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 | 0 comments

  This week I thought I’d take a look at the shot taking/making of offenses “at the rim” and behind the arc. Theoretically, offenses...

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All-Star Roundtable

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013 | 0 comments

  1. Which All-Star selection fills you with blissful joy? Kyle Soppe – @unSOPable23 –  Jrue Holiday, for all the critics...

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Evaluating Team Shot Selection

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 | 4 comments

  A few weeks ago I shared a new metric I had been working on called Expected Points Per Shot (XPPS). The idea was to create a metric...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 | 0 comments

  This week I had a stat request from Jesse Silverman (@JesseBeau), a Cortland intramural champion and defending March Madness king....

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 | 0 comments

  This week’s study was suggested by college basketball guru and FSWA (Fantasy Sports Writers Association) gate keeper Perry Missner...

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Evaluating Shot Selection

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 | 2 comments

  Thanks to the innovation of Hoopdata, and the creative work of Kirk Goldsberry and others, shot location information has become a...

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Weekly Stats Recap

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 | 0 comments

  This week I took a look at which statistic had a greater impact on a game’s outcome, transition points or points in the paint. I...

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Video Playbook: Versatility in Memphis

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 | 0 comments

  What a week it was in Memphis. In the span of eight days the Grizzlies won four in a row, including wins against the Miami Heat,...

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Video Playbook: Tony Parker’s Game Winner

Posted by on Nov 2, 2012 | 0 comments

  Last year Jordan Kahn (@AyoItsJordan) was a staple of the basketball coverage here at Hickory-High with a series of masterful video...

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