When you think traditional metrics, we think what are the top handful or two of metrics that when you have a quick 5 minutes to analyze a player’s performance this will give you a coles notes summary of how they performed within that game/season. Most of the metrics across the board are pretty consistent when you look at all of the different basketball leagues across the world, here are what we consider the basic metrics within the WNBA.
USports basketball in Canada (Men’s and Women’s) differentiates metrics into two different categories with a couple of stats spanning both. The two categories are Shooting and Ball Control, in this post we will be covering of what USports classifies as Shooting metrics.
Advanced metrics are exactly what you think they are, beyond the surface of the basic box score what numbers allow you to get a deeper dive of a team or player’s performance. Here are what we consider as advanced metrics within the NBA.
We’d like to cover off how to pull NBA player game log data using Python and NBA_API. In this example we look at Jamal Murray’s game log data from the 2019 – 2020 season.
With the 2020 CEBL Summer Series now completed with the Edmonton Stingers winning the Championship, we thought we would take a shot at predicting who the Summer Series awards would be given to.