Monthly Archives: June 2006

Using the principles discussed in the previous post, it may be possible to uncover some trends in player performance for the 2007 season. First, using the methods shown previously, there are five players that show up as bad 3-point shooters and good free throw shooters based on their 2006 stats. One thing to note is […]

Back in the Lab

In no other sport is there such a controlled experiment as the free throw. While statistical analysis of basketball can be more challenging than other sports in numerous ways, at least we have this. And it’s about time we took advantage of it. Specifically, there is a weak connection between 3-point shooting and free throw […]