An NBA variant of the trendy game “Wordle” has become popular among fans. In this article, I find an optimal strategy for winning “Poeltl.”
With Damian Lillard injured and CJ McCollum traded away, Anfernee Simons has given Portland fans a reason to be optimistic for the future.
What can tracking data tell us about punt returns? We introduce the evaluation metric Punt Return Yards Added (PRYA) for returners & gunners.
We use regularization in the form of ridge regression to evaluate professional players of the game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
The NBA implemented rule changes in the 2021 offseason to mitigate foul-baiting. How has gameplay been affected by the new rules so far?
We can easily measure three-point shooting efficiency with 3P%, but how can we quantify the separate trait of streakiness?
It certainly feels like more and more NBA offenses are becoming one-dimensional and centered around a single superstar. Do the numbers support this theory?
The most important skill in basketball is scoring, and the best scorers come through in big games. Who are the best scorers in NBA postseason history?
In the last article, I calculated leaguewide RAPM over a 25 year span (1997-2021). Now, we look to assess peak impact by analyzing five year stretches.