Articles

Mar
08

How Do NBA Impact Metrics Work?

The introductions of player-evaluation metrics like Player-Impact Plus/Minus (PIPM) and the “Luck-adjusted player estimate using a box prior regularized on-off” (yes, that is actually what

Feb
20

The Psychology of Basketball (Part 2 – Dissecting Traditional Values)

Nowadays, you’re either an eye-test guy or stats guy, right? There seems to be no acceptable middle ground, especially to the side I’ll take a

Feb
15

The Top 25 NBA Players of 2020 – A Remastered List (Part 2 #6-15)

I’ve had more discussions on how to properly evaluate basketball players more times than I can count. More often than not, I’ve been met with

Feb
14

The Top 25 NBA Players of 2020 – A Remastered List (Part 1 #16-25)

I’ve had more discussions on how to properly evaluate basketball players more times than I can count. More often than not, I’ve been met with

Feb
02

The Psychology of Basketball (Part 1 – Scoring Blindness and Variance)

Basketball is one of the most divisive sports in how its followers interpret the actions and results of the games. Enough of a mixture of

Jan
29

My 2021 NBA All-Star Game Ballot (Part 1?)

(📸 CBS Sports) Mere weeks away from the event, the NBA has launched its annual fan voting process, which will partially determine the players who will

Jan
17

The Colossus of Zürich

My titles of nationality and origin belong to the Swiss Confederation, which drastically averts the true fanaticism of my life with its provenance. As later

Jan
04

Darius Garland and Collin Sexton: Duds or Studs?

I’ve been fairly critical of Cleveland’s young backcourt of Darius Garland and Collin Sexton in the past, citing poor impact metrics that indicate relatively low