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Golden State Warriors: How’s the New Shot Distribution Working

Posted on 31 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

One of the main concerns regarding Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors was the new distribution of shots between star players. Three games into the new season isn’t nearly enough time to establish solid conclusions, but we wanted to have a look in any case. More

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A Very Early Look at Russell Westbrook’s Stats Without Kevin Durant

Posted on 31 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

So how are things for the Oklahoma City Thunder? Pretty good. They started the season 3-0, Russell Westbrook is posting monster numbers as expected, and no one is thinking about Kevin Durant, at least not in a good way. More

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NBA Players Who Have Averaged 20 Points & 10 Assists In a Season

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

Looking back at statistical achievements in NBA history always sheds some light on interesting things. In this occasion, we focus on players with seasons in which they’ve averaged 20 points and 10 assists per game. Turns out only 11 have been able to do it. Out of the soccer team of talented point guards, only five have been able to do it more than once: Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, Kevin Johnson, Chris Paul and Isaiah Thomas. More

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Jeremy Lin, Shooting Percentage & Brooklyn Nets Role Effect

Posted on 21 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The summer makes every little piece of information receive rare grandeur, so Jeremy Lin working on his shooting is obviously a big deal to Brooklyn Nets fans, and Lin fans as well. The Olympics might be ending, but the NBA season is still two months away. More

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NBA Playoff Picture: Bulls, Pacers, Pistons, Wizards, Blazers, Jazz, Mavericks & Rockets After Four Spots

Posted on 22 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

With each team having between 13 and 11 games remaining this season, it seems the last two playoff slots in each conference will be decided upon between four teams. Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons and Washington Wizards in the East; Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz in the West. More

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Worst NBA Shooting Seasons in the Last Decade

Posted on 3 Dec, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

By every possible parameter, Kobe Bryant is having one of the worst shooting seasons in NBA history. Over the last decade, be it by field goal percentage, effective field goal percentage or true shooting percentage, it looks bad for him in 2015-2016 and also last season through less than half of it before he was shut down. But what’s the right way of measuring a shooter, or in this case, a bad one? More

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LeBron James – Kevin Durant Sometimes Makes Him Jealous

Posted on 15 Jan, 2014, by in NBA

Once a season the comparison between LeBron James and Kevin Durant takes a different angle; not the titles, MVPs and legacy, but about numbers – point averages, number of shots and the overall focus for each player. Believe it or not, but it turns out LeBron can be jealous of Durant, at least in one aspect. More

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25 NBA Players Who Shoot the Most Free Throws

Posted on 14 Jan, 2014, by in Featured

Normally, we pay notice over here to the players who shoot worse than anyone from the free throw line. This time, it’s about the guys who can’t stop from getting fouled and going to the line. Dwight Howard, not too surprisingly, belongs in both categories, along with better shooters like Kevin Durant, James Harden and DeMarcus Cousins. More

Chicago Bulls, the Best Fourth Quarter Team in the East

Posted on 25 Apr, 2012, by in NBA

The Chicago Bulls have the edge above everybody else in the East when it comes to fourth quarters. It doesn’t even matter if Derrick Rose plays or not, averaging 1.07 points per possession in the fourth quarter, limiting opponents to 0.956 in the fourth. The league average is 1.02. More

How a Special Edition Kobe Bryant Controller Would Look Like

Posted on 3 Apr, 2012, by in NBA

How would a Kobe Bryant controller for the PS3 and the NBA 2K12 game look like? Well, according to what’s been going on this season with Bryant and the Lakers, it’ll probably only have a shoot button on the right. Bryant is leading the league in field goal attempts for the fifth time in seven seasons, and isn’t planning on changing anytime soon. More