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The Indiana Pacers and The Glory Days of Fall

February 1, 2011 by


Ian Levy is a Third-Grade teacher by day and amateur basketball analyst by afternoon (he usually sleeps at night). Ian suffers from a rare psychological condition known as Anti-Homeritis which renders him incapable of rooting for hometown teams. He grew up in Upstate New York and has therefore been a lifelong Indiana Pacers fan. He […]

By Request, the History of the Efficiency Measures in the NBA

February 1, 2011 by


Some time ago, Andres (Dre) Alvarez – of NerdNumbers and the creator of the Automated Wins Produced page – asked me about the history of the NBA Efficiency measure.  As Dre noted on Sunday (during our podcast) – when this issue came up again — the NBA Efficiency measure is the primary statistical summary measure […]