Mar 6 2009

Measuring the Relationship Between Players and their Lineup’s Effective FG%

Tweet In my last post I presented a method for measuring the relationship between players and their lineup’s shot distribution. This, however, is only part of the picture. We also need to know the relationship between players and their lineup’s shooting percentages from those locations on the court to determine if a player has a […]

Mar 4 2009

Measuring the Relationship Between Players and their Lineup’s Shot Distribution

Tweet In my last post I looked at how we might rate a player’s impact on their lineup’s FG% in the low paint. With this came the obvious question of: “What about shot distribution?” With this question in mind, I’ve finally put forth efforts into trying to make sense out of how players fit together. […]

Mar 2 2009

Rating a Player’s Impact on Shooting Percentages in the Low Paint

Tweet Studying the relationship between shooting and defensive efficiency has made me wonder what, if anything, we can learn by rating a player’s impact on shooting percentages from various locations on the court. The Model Borrowing from the idea of adjusted plus/minus, I ran a logistic regression for data from the ’07-’08 regular season for the […]

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