We need an advanced stat to measure Defensive Pressure

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We need an advanced stat to measure Defensive Pressure 

Post#1 » by Lakerfan17 » Tue May 9, 2017 11:51 pm

Something that will help us differentiate the pressure that say, a Westbrook gets on OKC vs. a Durant on GS.
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Re: We need an advanced stat to measure Defensive Pressure 

Post#2 » by BdeRegt » Fri May 12, 2017 3:12 am

There is starting to be some measures of this with SportVU data measuring shooting percentages of open vs contested shots. I still think the stats need work classifying what is open vs contested but it is a start. I wish SportVU information was publicly available but more and more stats are being made off of it that all real meaningful stats in 5 years will probably be based on it.

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