CPR 2017

By Steve Shea (@SteveShea33) April 4, 2017 CPR is a metric that rates NCAA players’ NBA potential. For a complete introduction, see our previous post. The following table contains the CPR scores (as of April 2, 2017) for the 78 college prospects that made the top 100 prospects at DraftExpress.com. At first glance, the metric appears […]

Updated Perimeter and Interior Defense Ratings

By Steve Shea (@SteveShea33) March 15, 2017 We recently introduced Perimeter Defense Ratings (PDR) and Interior Defense Ratings (IDR).  Please see this previous post for more information.  The purpose of this entry is to update the numbers.  The table below contains PDR and IDR for all 314 players that have played at least 600 minutes. […]

College Prospect Rating (CPR) Version 3

By Steve Shea, Ph.D. (@SteveShea33) March 10, 2017 [There is a sortable table with CPR scores for 325 players, including all college players drafted in the last 6 drafts, at the end of the article.] College Prospect Rating (CPR) is a formula based on college box score production that attempts to approximate prospects’ future NBA potential.  […]

Digging into the NBA’s Sixth Man Race

By Steve Shea, Ph.D. (@SteveShea33) March 7, 2017 For at least the last month, Lou Williams and Eric Gordon have seemingly been the favorites for the Sixth Man Award, but on March 5, Marc Stein of ESPN.com wrote that Tobias Harris “has quietly emerged as perhaps the most credible threat to the Houston duo’s presumed […]