Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has both a lower field goal percentage and true shooting percentage this season (despite having averaged more points per game) than he did last year. But his shot charts tell a different story.
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I wrote back on Sunday that trading for Thad Young would be a mistake – that he wasn’t enough of an upgrade over Terrence Jones to warrant losing Asik. Forum member 2016Champions makes a compelling case in favor of Young arguing that, we shouldn’t be looking at a Young trade as a replacement of Jones [...]
Huge grain of salt here. Huge. But I thought this was fun. I have data from NBA.com dating back to the 1996-1997 season, and the Rockets’ current 47.7% field goal percentage is higher than the team’s final percentage in any of the years during that time frame. Impressive considering how much better defenses have gotten [...]
7 of Rockets’ next 11 games will be nationally televised including 4 of the next 5, starting on Thursday @ Portland on TNT. — RedNinetyFour (@RedNinetyFour) December 9, 2013 Indeed, a quick glance at the schedule paints the full picture. Everyone in Houston can now watch, for the most part. Rejoice. Of course, not so [...]