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April 5, 2007

There have been many updates over the last few months…

Modified the site's design.

Added box scores for the 1986-87 season.

Added a box scores search and a player stats search to a new section of the site named Full Court.

Added enhanced player game logs.

Added player splits.

Added enhanced box scores for the 2005-06 season.

Added starting lineup pages for the 1986-87 season to the present to the team pages.

Added the 2007 NBA All-Star Game box score.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

January 25, 2007

Added new box scores to the site. The box scores are now static files, so they should load faster than the previous script-driven box scores.

Added games started data to the 1992 player game logs.

Added a list of 20/20s (since the 1987-88 season) to the frivolities section.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

June 29, 2006

Added the 2006 NBA draft to the drafts section.

June 21, 2006

Added the 2006 playoff statistics to the site.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

June 2, 2006

Modified the way similarity scores are computed. Complete details can be found in the article Similarity Scores.

The similarity scores section on the player pages now includes the most similar player for each season (regardless of age), along with the most similar player at the same age. The top ten most similar players for each season/age are listed. To view the names and similarity scores of players 2 through 9, move your mouse over the numbers.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

April 26, 2006

Modified the way defensive Win Shares are allocated in individual players. Complete details can be found in the article Calculating Win Shares.

April 25, 2006

Added the 2006 statistics to the site.

Updated list of Hall of Fame members to include 2006 inductees.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

April 7, 2006

Added lists of triple-doubles and five-by-fives (both since the 1987-88 season) to the frivolities section.

Added a list of players whose careers consisted of a cup of coffee (i.e., they had played in only one BAA/NBA/ABA game through the last completed season).

April 4, 2006

Added season, career, active, and year-by-year salary leader boards to the leaders section.

April 3, 2006

Added a new blog named Full Court Press to the site.

April 2, 2006

Added a summary page of league average statistics to the leagues section.

March 4, 2006

Added game high pages to the leagues section for the 1988 through 2005 seasons.

Added game high pages to the playoffs section for the 1996 through 2005 seasons.

Added a game leaders page for the 1996 through 2005 seasons to the playoffs section.

February 28, 2006

Added game leader boards for the 1988 through 2005 seasons to the leaders section.

Added the box score for the 2006 NBA All-Star Game.

February 17, 2006

Added Rookie Game results and box scores to the All-Star Games section.

February 16, 2006

Added All-Star Game contest winners to the All-Star Games section.

February 14, 2006

Added voting results for the Defensive Player of the Year, Most Improved Player, and Sixth Man of the Year awards to the awards and honors section for the 1996 through 2005 seasons.

Added pages for the NBA's 50 Greatest Players and the ABA's All-Time Team to the awards and honors section.

Added All-Defensive selections by player to the awards and honors section.

February 11, 2006

Added TSN MVP award winners and TSN Rookie of the Year award winners to the awards and honors section.

February 9, 2006

Added All-League selections by player and All-Star game selections by player to the awards and honors section.

February 8, 2006

Added final season pages to the leagues section.

Added college draft histories to the draft section.

Added links to franchise draft histories and college draft histories to the draft pages.

January 31, 2006

Added franchise coaching histories and draft histories to the teams section.

Slightly modified the pages in the draft section.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

January 6, 2006

Added links to box scores to the team game results pages and the playoff game results pages.

December 22, 2005

Added Hall of Fame probabilities to the player pages. The probabilities are listed for players who played a minimum of 400 NBA games. They appear below the leader boards section on the player pages.

Added a Hall of Fame probability leader board to the leaders section.

December 13, 2005

Added links to box scores to the player game logs and the league game results pages.

November 30, 2005

Added player game logs for the 2002 and 2003 seasons to the players section. The player game logs are now complete for the 1988 through 2005 seasons.

Added playoff statistics to the player game logs for the 1996 through 2005 playoffs.

November 17, 2005

Added season, career, year-by-year leader boards to the playoffs section.

Added yearly playoff statistics to the playoffs section.

Added head-to-head records pages for all franchises.

Added Assist Ratios and Turnover Ratios to the team pages.

November 15, 2005

Added Assist Ratios and Turnover Ratios to the player pages.

Added Assist Ratio and Turnover Ratio leader boards to the league pages.

Added Assist Ratio and Turnover Ratio leader boards to the leaders section.

Added college statistics for additional players to the player pages. College statistics for more players will be added in the future.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

October 23, 2005

Added college statistics for additional players to the player pages. College statistics for more players will be added in the future.

Added ABA All-Defensive teams to the All-Defensive page, league pages, and player pages.

Added ABA All-Rookie teams to the All-Rookie page, league pages, and player pages.

Added a True Shooting Percentage (TS%) leader board to the leaders section. TS% leader boards were also added to the league pages and player pages. Because TS% and Points per Shot Attempt (PSA) are redundant, the PSA leader boards were removed from the leaders section, league pages, and player pages.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

September 30, 2005

Added player game logs for the 1997 and 1999 seasons to the players section.

September 25, 2005

Added player game logs for the 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1998, 2000, and 2001 seasons to the players section. Many thanks to Shawn Wilson for providing the box scores that allowed me to compile the player game logs.

Corrected numerous biographical and statistical errors.

September 19, 2005

The Basketball-Reference.com sponsorship system makes its debut.

September 5, 2005

Replaced offensive and defensive efficiency on the team pages and league pages with offensive and defensive ratings. The efficiencies and ratings are both estimates of points scored or allowed per 100 possessions. However, the possession estimator used in the calculation of offensive and defensive ratings is more accurate than the possession estimator used in the calculation of offensive and defensive efficiencies.

Corrected several errors in the salary data.

August 15, 2005

Added pages for the All-League, All-Defensive, and All-Rookie teams to the awards and honors section.

August 14, 2005

Modified the similarity scores section on the player pages to include the three most similar players at each age.

Changed the per 48 minute statistics to per 40 minute statistics on both the player pages and team pages.

Modified the playoff statistics section on both the player pages and team pages to include shooting percentages and select per game statistics.

Added a menu to the player pages and team pages that can be used to advance to one of the four main statistics sections (Totals, Per Game, Per 40 Minutes, or Advanced).

July 29, 2005

Added game started (since 1982) to the player pages.

Added Offensive Rating, Defensive Rating, Player Wins, Player Losses, Player Winning Percentage, and Win Shares to the player pages for the 1974 through 1976 ABA seasons.

Added Offensive Rating, Defensive Rating, Player Wins, Player Losses, and Win Shares leader boards to the league pages for the 1974 through 1976 ABA seasons.

Added Offensive Rating and Defensive Rating leader boards to the league pages.

July 6, 2005

Modified the site's design.

Added draft information to the player pages.

June 29, 2005

Added the 2005 NBA draft to the drafts section.

June 27, 2005

Added 2005 NBA playoff scores to the playoffs section.

Added 2005 playoff statistics to the player pages and team pages.

Added high school information to the player pages. Many thanks to John Grasso for providing the data.

Added missing NBA draft information to the drafts section.

Slightly modified the way similarity scores are computed.

Corrected errors in Jack Marin's salary data. Many thanks to Mr. Marin himself for pointing this out.

Corrected other biographical and statistical errors.

May 29, 2005

Corrected an error in the calculation of career Defensive Rating. This error affected both the player pages and the APBRmetric stats query.

May 27, 2005

Added salary data to the player pages and team pages.

Added additional name information and nicknames to the player pages. Many thanks to John Grasso for providing the data.

Added offensive rebounds, steals, blocks, and turnovers to the ABA player pages. Please note that this data is still incomplete for many ABA players. Many thanks to Tom Timmerman for providing the data.

May 17, 2005

Added player game logs for the 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996 seasons to the players section.

Added the 2005 NBA award winners to the awards and honors section.

Added award winners and All-Defensive teams to the 2005 NBA season summary.

Modified the league debut pages to include career Win Shares and career PER, among other things.

Made several corrections to player biographical and statistical data.

April 26, 2005

Added the ability to filter by franchise to the APBRmetric stats query.

Added career and active MVP Award Shares leader boards to the leaders section.

April 24, 2005

Added the 2005 statistics to the site.

Added player game logs for the 2004 and 2005 seasons to the players section.

Added team and opponent statistics to the top of the team pages.

Updated list of Hall of Fame members to include 2005 inductees.

Corrected numerous errors in the teams data.

Corrected other errors, mainly biographical.

March 18, 2005

Added the ability to sort in ascending or descending order to the stats query.

February 28, 2005

Added a compare link to the player pages.

February 16, 2005

Added Win Shares to the player pages. Please see the article Calculating Win Shares for more information.

Added Effective Field Goal Percentage, True Shooting Percentage, and Usage Rate to the player pages.

Added Usage Rate and Win Shares leader boards to the leaders section and league pages.

Added a playoff stats query and an All-Star game stats query to the labs section.

February 9, 2005

Added a current season stats query to the labs section. Many thanks to Doug Steele for providing the data.

February 7, 2005

Added the ability to filter by franchise to the stats query in the labs section.

February 3, 2005

Added an APBRmetric stats query to the labs section.

February 1, 2005

Added a labs section to the site. This section currently features a stats query and a teams query.

January 4, 2005

Added Offensive Rating, Defensive Rating, Player Wins, Player Losses, and Player Winning Percentage to the player pages.

Calculated Player Efficiency Rating for players dating back to the 1951-52 season. Please see the article Calculating PER for more information.

Added Player Wins and Player Losses leader boards to the leaders section and league pages.

Added Relative Percent Index to the team pages.

Added expanded standings and leader boards, player registers, and player debuts to the leagues section.

Updated the glossary.

Fixed some errors in per game and per 48 minutes statistics.

December 16, 2004

Added college statistics to the player pages for all NBA draft picks since 1983. Many thanks to Jed Tai (aka Jazzy J) for giving me permission to use the statistics from his College Basketball Statistics site.

December 3, 2004

Added a most similar at age table to the player pages.

November 1, 2004

Added Player Efficiency Rating and Rebound Rate leader boards to the leaders section and league pages.

The player pages now have correct split data for players on mulitple teams in almost all cases. I already had most of the split data, but there were a few cases where I did not. In some cases it is known that a player played on multiple teams, but splits are not available. Many thanks to Tom Timmerman for his help assembling this data.

Corrected numerous errors in player turnovers.

October 27, 2004

Added Player Efficiency Rating and Rebound Rate to the player pages.

Added links to the bio section of the player pages. Clicking on the player's birthday will take you to a page listing all players born on that date, clicking on the player's birth state (or birth country) will take you to a page listing all players born in that state (or country), and clicking on the player's college will take you to a page listing all players who attended that college.

September 19, 2004

Added a college index to the site. The index separates U.S. schools by state. Clicking on the school's name will show you the player(s) who played for that school as well as their career statistics.

August 4, 2004

Added an All-Star games section.

Added an NBA draft section.

Added rate statistic leader boards to the leaders section, the league pages, and the player pages

Added U.S. Olympic team rosters.

May 11, 2004

Added team and opponent statistics to the league pages.

Added game-by-game playoff results to the playoffs section.

May 10, 2004

Basketball-Reference.com makes its debut.