I looove keeping tabs on various sports-related statistics, like you probably already noted. Individual players’ stats are the main attraction of course, but team stats can be awesome too.
For example, how about this über-cool list I made of all the league’s franchises and the number of seasons they had which ended with 50+ and 60+ wins? 50 wins in a season is very good (although in the present Western Conference you could only guarantee yourself the 7th place with it), and 60 wins is a season for the ages. Let’s see how many of these good and great seasons each franchise had. All the data was collected via the awesome basketball-reference website. Continue reading