All posts for the month March, 2016

How an NBA team can use an expected points model

By Chris Baker (@ChrisBakerAM) and Steve Shea (@SteveShea33) March 16, 2015   “We played well tonight, but the shots didn’t fall.” – Every coach ever We hate the use of “random” or “luck” when describing the outcomes of athletic events. When Curry makes a three, it’s not the same as walking up to a slot machine, […]

Hello Bucks, my name is Corner 3

By Stephen Shea March 1, 2016 This season, the Milwaukee Bucks have given up twice as many corner 3s as they have made. It’s a feat that only two teams have accomplished in the last three years. (The 2015 Timberwolves were the other team.) It’s a mark that only 30 teams have hit in the […]