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 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 [...]

Jan 15 2009

Shooting Percentages in the Low Paint

Tweet This is the first part of a four part series in which I will examine how a player’s shooting percentage at each position is a function of the player’s age, height, and weight. This is a four part series because I will be examining four locations on the court: the low paint, the high [...]