It's time for some fun with the SportVU player tracking data! Which players have the most assist opportunities per game, and which of those players see the largest percentage of those passes lead to made baskets?
No team relies on the corner three like the Wizards. And for one play, Trevor Ariza used that tendency to trick the Mavs into giving up an easy layup.
Small sample sizes are rife with limitations, but to call them worthless is a bit farsighted.
The NBA is set to roll out select data generated by its SportVU camera-based tracking system on Friday, but those who expect easy answers are sadly mistaken.
Stephen Curry has shot 55.6% on corner 3s in his career. Even more shocking? HE KNEW THIS WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.
The impetus for this analysis was a Reddit rabbit-hole recently referenced in a mailbag by Bill Simmons:
Game 7 of the NBA Finals, down 1 point. 1.5 seconds on the clock and inbounding from the midcourt.
Whoever said that we learn from our mistakes made a mistake. Albert Einstein said it, Winston Churchill said it, and they got it wrong. It turns out that we are better at learning after doing something
The official retirement of Allen Iverson has let loose the dogs of inevitable debate. Is he a Hall of Famer? Was he really even that good? How overrated is Allen Iverson, precisely? Is he the NBA’s version