The Intersection of Shot Defense, Location, and Clock (DLC)

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Is it better to shoot early in the shot clock? What if the shot is contested, is it still better to shoot early? How does shot location influence the decision to shoot? Is it better to attempt an open mid-range

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The value of contesting a shot The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot. -Bill Russell Bill Russell is one of the all-time greats in basketball.

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According to most public draft boards, Phil Pressey is a late 2nd-round pick. There are legitimate concerns with his game, including his scoring and turnovers (however, his 4.5% tunovers per touch is still lower than plenty of starting guards in

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The pick-and-roll is one of the most common actions youll see across the league. How a defense handles the pick-and-roll goes a long way in determining how effective most offenses can be. Using Vantages dataset from this season and last,

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Jason Collins and the Box Score Jason Collins said something last spring that we here at Vantage Sports have been waiting to hear an NBA player admit for a long time. Spoiler alert - it had nothing to do with

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Of all the potential shot attempts, a three-pointer from the corner is one of the best shots an offense can get. Across the league, players shoot at a higher percentage from the corner than from other spots around the three-point