Tag Archives: Layups

How scorekeeper biases affect shot-selection data

Non-basketball self-promotion: I had an article published on Friday at Baseball Prospectus, on Hall of Fame standards in expansion eras. One of the most popular topics in college basketball analysis this year has been shot selection. Thanks largely to the … Continue reading

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How important is shot selection, really? (Or: Death to 2-point jumpers)

I’ve done a lot of work recently on the concept of shot selection, including a breakdown of Boston University’s threes-and-layups offense against UMass-Lowell and Northeastern’s paint-focused upset of Georgetown. In this analysis, I’ve usually started with the assumption that certain … Continue reading

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