Tag: advanced statistics

Experimenting with 360 Cameras and Virtual Reality for Basketball

Over the past few years NBA Teams like the Washington Wizards and my Detroit Pistons have been experimenting with use of Virtual Reality to train their players and specifically to improve their Free Throw Shooting. One of the big companies in the market, STRIVR, claims Big improvement after practicing with Read More

Do You Have a System For Evaluating Your Players on Defense?

Earlier this summer in our article on Player Efficiency Rating (PER), we mentioned that it was pretty much accepted that arriving at an accurate defensive PER was problematic because of the nature of Blocks. Then, in our article on Empty Stats, we discussed another stat of dubious nature- the Steal. Read More

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Playing Rotation Thoughts for Coaches

In a past article, “The Realities of Playing Rotations”, we shared some thoughts for players who were either totally left out of their playing rotations or believed they deserved expanded roles.  We clearly gave coaches the benefit of the doubt.  Today, we’ll examine some thoughts for coaches and give players Read More