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Layups: ORtg and Usg%, In Motion

Posted by Neil Paine on February 8, 2010

Over at Hoopdata, Tom Haberstroh has a cool Google Motion chart of players' individual offensive ratings and usage rates over the past decade. It's especially fun to follow the bouncing Iverson and Kobe on the far right side of the graph...

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2 Responses to “Layups: ORtg and Usg%, In Motion”

  1. Tom Haberstroh Says:

    Thanks for the link, Neil. Don't forget to play around with the other variables on the axes. I think that's the real power of the tool.

    For instance, PER vs. Age. Select Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade. Press play.

  2. Robert Says:

    Put Rajon Rondo and Kobe Bryant on the graph with Usg and PER, or Off Rating and PER and it is surprising how similar they trend