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The NBA Finals Efficiency Differential Story

June 2, 2008 by


In the regular season the Boston Celtics scored 107.4 points per 100 possessions, a mark that ranked 10th in the NBA.  On defense the Celtics were the NBA’s best, surrendering only 96.4 points per possession.    If we put the two efficiency metrics together, we see an efficiency differential (offensive efficiency minus defensive efficiency) of 10.95.  […]