Defensive Ratings: Estimation vs. Counting by Squared Statistics: Understanding Basketball Analytics

Defensive rating, a box score calculation, is an estimation procedure that attempts to identify the points per 100 possessions that an NBA player yields in a game. In this calculation, a player’s defensive rating is effectively eighty percent of their team’s defensive rating plus twenty percent of defensive points per scoring possessions when on the […]

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