Jul 10 2009

A Model for Offensive Rebounding Rates

A few months ago I took my first look at trying to neutralize rebounding rates. Since that time I’ve given a lot of thought as to what we really want to know about rebounding rates. In an ideal world we could measure a rating for each player that would allow us to parameterize rebounding rates […]

Jan 15 2009

Shooting Percentages in the Low Paint

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 paint, […]

Oct 16 2008

2007-2008 Regular Season Play-By-Play Data Now Available

I want to let everyone know that I’ve updated the data page with an initial draft of the 2007-2008 regular season play-by-play data. This data is in CSV format, and includes every player on the court along with any shot location information available. To provide this data in this format, I haven’t been able to […]


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