Posted by Neil Paine on March 25, 2011
Just a collection of links I found today:
- Brewer’s D - At The Two-Man Game, Ian Levy digs into the analytics on Corey Brewer’s defensive impact.
- Unlikeliest triple-doubles - Basketball Prospectus’ Kevin Pelton on Chuck Hayes’ place among unlikely triple-double accumulators.
- Gerald Wallace, Blazer numbers - Portland Roundball Society’s Django Radonich-Camp looks at the data on Wallace as a Blazer.
- Rondo, Celts offense slumping - SI’s Point Forward takes a statistical look at Rajon Rondo & the struggling C’s offense.
- Isos hurt Hawks - Also at BBPro, Sebastian Pruiti uses film and Synergy data to critique the Atlanta offense.
- Lazy RPI - A shortform way to calculate RPI, courtesy of The Basketball Distribution’s Nathan Walker.
- Regularized APM updated - Advanced Stats for the NBA updated their ridge-regression adjusted +/- ratings today.
- RAPM MVP - At The Basketball Distribution, Nathan Walker uses the new RAPM data to see who is truly most valuable.
- Best of the Big 10, NBA style - Harlan Schreiber of HoopsAnalyst looks at the best historical starting fives from Big Ten schools.
- Butler’s razor-thin margin - Carl Bialik of the Wall Street Journal on how, win or lose, Butler rarely plays games decided by a huge margin.
- ‘Fresh Prince’ metrics - David Roher of the Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective looked at Will Smith’s usage rate from an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.