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LineUp Analysis – Finding Your Best Defensive and Offensive Group

In a past blog post we discussed Advanced Lineup Analysis using Scoring Differential, in this post we are going to go one step further and find our best offensive and defensive lineups. To find our most efficient lineups we need to break down the points allowed, the points scored for Read More

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

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Examining the NBA’s Player Hustle Stats: A Follow-Up

In conjunction with this post, you may want to quickly review the earlier Hoop Coach article, Examining NBA’s New Player Hustle Stats.  The gist of that article was that last season the NBA starting keeping track of five Player Hustle Stats: Contested Shots, Charges Drawn, Deflections, Loose Balls Recovered and Read More