Tag: advanced statistics

Reasonable Defensive Expectations – because there are no shutouts in basketball

Finishing up some current thinking on charting individual player defensive accountability, we’d like to share one more thought on how coaches can use postgame defensive charting to zero in fixable issues: In the sample defensive accountability spreadsheet we’ve used twice before, the team in question gave up 68 points and Read More

Charting Defensive Accountability – Part 1

In a previous post (Overlooked Old School Advanced Stat-Matchup+/-) we discussed the simplicity and timeliness of the old school thinking of the goal of having each player outscore the opponent he is guarding or the goal of having each position outscore the corresponding position of the opponent (point-guard/point-guard etc.).   As Read More