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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

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Lineup Analysis – How effective are your different lineup combinations?

Substitution patterns can and do vary immensely from coach to coach and not only can they vary from season to season, but they can also vary from game to game. Up until recently, almost all coaches subbed by “feel”. However, in the recent trend toward metrics, there is a growing Read More