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The Top Two

Gone are the glory days of the British Basketball League in the 1990’s when games were nationally televised on Sky Sports. Basketball in the UK took a major hit in the 2000’s as the TV contract vanished, teams moved back into smaller gyms and the likes of Real Madrid never visited these shores again.  640 more words

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Global Games: NBA London 2017

NBA London is back! Global Games is back in London!

This time it’s Denver Nuggets v Indiana Pacers on January 12th 2017, O2 Arena

See you there! 40 more words

NBA TALK

Basketball - It's A Global Game

As a less-than-knowledgeable basketball fan from England (I started following the Denver Nuggets in the Anthony-Iverson era), I love reading the different articles out there about the game. 762 more words

Play Type Analytics in the WBBL

Back in January I wrote a post about play types and how they affect a team’s overall offensive efficiency.  Now being a lot deeper into the season, I took a loot at each of the 9 WBBL teams individually and compared their play type frequencies with their offensive efficiency to come up with correlation values. 640 more words

Defense!

I’ve been ranting about offensive statistics, so now it’s time to show some love for the defense.  On your standard box score you can see steals and blocks, which are pretty much the only basic statistics that give any merit to good defense.  691 more words