1. Different types of defender: Stealer and deflector

    April 12, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    Deflections are a defensive metric that the NBA started to keep track of in the beginning of the 2013-14 season. …
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  2. Finding the valuable heavy-footed defenders (part 2)

    February 20, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    On February 18, 2017, I did a research on finding the valuable heavy-footed defenders and I concluded that blocks over-estimate …
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  3. Finding the valuable heavy-footed defenders (part 1)

    February 18, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    Last month, I did a research on how the team’s overall rim protection prowess is not a good predictor on …
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  4. Assists, assisted FG%, and winning

    February 17, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    The Golden State Warriors assist on 70.9% of their field goals and they are leading the league with 47 wins. …
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  5. Fun Facts!

    February 9, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    I have always been fascinated by various different numbers which explains my passion for analytics and further apply it to …
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  6. Individual Offensive Efficiency (IOE)

    January 12, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    Scoring is the best way to see a player’s offensive prowess. Below is a list of the top 30 scorers …
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  7. The effect of good rim protection

    January 10, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    We previously discussed that the most efficient shots are the ones attempted underneath the basket. That is followed by corner …
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  8. How the Rockets and Spurs are winning in vastly different styles

    January 7, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    The San Antonio Spurs and the Houston Rockets are sitting second and third in the NBA with records 30-7 and …
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  9. How stretch in defense yields efficient offense (part 2: shooting and driving)

    January 6, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    In the last article (part 1: Field Goal Percentage), we went over that stretching the defense leads to higher field …
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  10. How stretch in defense yields efficient offense (part 1: FG%)

    January 4, 2017 by J.H. Yeh

    In the previous couple articles we discussed in depth why teams are reluctant to invest on mid-range experts because 3-point …
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