Establishing the Point Equivalency Value of Fouls in the NBA

Abstract The notion of a "good foul" is a prominent concept in basketball; as such, it is virtually a universally applied strategy. The concept suggests that rather than concede what would be a "guaranteed basket", defenders should foul the shooting player. Ideally, this causes the shooter to miss the field goal attempt and forces said … Continue reading Establishing the Point Equivalency Value of Fouls in the NBA

Who Benefits from the NBA’s Recent Pace Revolution? (Part 1 of 3)

As we approach the end of the first third of the NBA season, paradoxically, the picture seems to have become more nebulous. Questions concerning the legitimacy of the Kings and Mavericks, the sustainability of the Clippers, the potency of the Raptors, and a multitude of others involving the likes of Jimmy Butler, Brad Stevens, and … Continue reading Who Benefits from the NBA’s Recent Pace Revolution? (Part 1 of 3)