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DNA of a Stat: Evaluate Player Contributions with Plus-Minus

DNA of a Stat: Evaluate Player Contributions with Plus-Minus

DNA of a Stat: Evaluate Player Contributions with Plus-Minus by Dan Hoppen was originally published by Hudl at hudl.com/blog What better way to find a player’s value than examining whether the team wins or loses when he’s on the court? That’s the power of plus-minus. During a nationally televised game against the Knicks on March 5, ABC’s cameras

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DNA of a Stat: Four Factors go Deeper Than Traditional Stats

DNA of a Stat: How the Four Factors go Deeper Than Traditional Counting Stats by Dan Hoppen was originally published by Hudl at hudl.com/blog Basketball games aren’t played in a vacuum. The Four Factors help coaches adjust for pace of play to get a more accurate view of their team. All shooting percentages are not created equal. Take

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DNA of a Stat: The Right Connections Through Lineup Data

DNA of a Stat: Find the Right Connections Through Lineup Data by Dan Hoppen was originally published by Hudl at hudl.com/blog Some players just play better together. Lineup data will help you pinpoint the right combinations. Few sports require chemistry as much as basketball. Miscommunication can result in defensive lapses or turnovers, while some teammates are so in tune with

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Coaching Tools – Possession Chart

Using a possession chart for tracking in-game flow can offer basketball coaches valuable and instantaneous feedback.  One handy tool to use for in-game tracking is this downloadable possession chart template. This chart is used for tracking game flow and can give you valuable real time info such as points per possession (PPP). Tips for using the

March 23, 2015: Brianna Kiesel #3 of the Pittsburgh Panthers shoots a free throw during the 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship 2nd round game between the University of Pittsburgh Panthers and the University of Tennessee Lady Vols at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville TN(Credit Image: © Tim Gangloff/Cal Sport Media/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Use the Rules To Your Advantage: A Look at Women’s College Basketball

It seems at least once a week when I watch an NBA game, I see teams employ the “Hack-A-Shaq” strategy. This strategy involves sending poor free throw shooters to the free throw line to help take their opponents out of an offensive rhythm in the process. Now, whether or not this strategy actually works is

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