Dec 26 2008

Rating 3pt Statistics with the Colley Matrix Method

Tweet Taking into account opponent strength is one area I continually question when studying all forms of NBA statistics, whether it be at the team, 5-player unit, or individual player level. Having the ability to quantify this is something I want to get a handle on, so I’ve spent time studying methods the BCS uses [...]

Dec 14 2008

Points Added: An Alternaive Way to Evaluate a Player’s On-Court Contributions

Tweet If you are reading this post then you are undoubtedly familiar with the increased popularity of plus/minus and adjusted plus/minus ratings. These methods help account for a player’s contributions made while he is on the court that are not measured by traditional statistics. Thanks to the work done by the likes of Dan T. [...]