Tag: statistics

Sleep is a Weapon for Athletes

“Sleep is a weapon!” Jason Bourne via Robert Ludlum Early in the season one of our Athletic Trainers passed along an interesting infographic shared by a friend that is a Sleep Doctor. The infographic visualized the drastic improvement in efficiency in Andre Iguodala’s game when he slept more than 8 Read More

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

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