Well, no league in the world is probably open to statistical analysis like the NBA.
However, in addition to the popular statistical stuff, many awesome and intriguing stats go unnoticed. This post is dedicated to them. The stats that don’t get the recognition they deserve (mostly), the ones that almost nobody notices, the ones that prefer to be a wallflower during a party, and the ones that are afraid to say hello to the girl they like when she passes by them in the college’s hall… This post is for you!
The bulk of the statistical data for this post (and for many to follow) was collected from the bible of NBA statistics – http://www.basketball-reference.com.
We saw enough of some regular statistical achievements this year, like Philly’s succesful tanking (26 loses in a row!), Durant’s awesome scoring streak (which eclipsed even the streak of His Mighty Airness), and many more.
But hey, they are not the reason why we gathered here.
So, without further adu…