Building a Simple Spatial Analytic: Passing Lane Coverage by Justin Jacobs (Squared Statistics)

I know it might seem like we have been re-sharing a lot by Justin these days however given the amount of research and clients we deal with, Justin does tremendous research and as the premium public basketball analytics website of Europe it falls on us to re-share his amazing work.

Thank you again Justin, keep it up!

In a recent blog post on defending the Hammer Offense, I showed that the quantification of distance to passing lane helps identify the coverage a defender has on an opposing player.In that very post, I showed only a graphic and did not give insight into how to compute this quantity. Today, we will walk through […]

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