Tag: analytics

Best Analytic?  A Vote for “True Game Value” and “True Season Value”

(This article continues the thinking described in the recent “Is the Whole Truly Better than the Sum of the Parts?” article.) This past season we spent considerable time and several Hoop Coach articles trying to arrive at a method for coaches to obtain an accurate number to ascribe to an Read More

Examining NBA’s New Player Hustle Stats

In case you missed it, the NBA has recently officially started tracking 5 player hustle stats which “evaluates player performance that affects outcomes but can’t be found in traditional box-scores.” They are: Contested Shots Charges Drawn Deflections Loose Balls Recovered Screen Assists- (the only offensive category- “a screen that directly Read More