Passing Stat

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Hal14
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Passing Stat 

Post#1 » by Hal14 » Tue May 18, 2021 12:21 am

Question.

When determining who is a better passer / better for their team's ball movement, what do you usually look at?

I'm assuming some combination of usage % and assist %.

Just using straight assist % wouldn't work - because what if 2 players have the same assist % but one of them has way higher usage %...then obviously the the guy with lower usage % is better in terms of passing / helping his team's ball movement.

Would you just take assist % ÷ usage % which gives you each player's assist to usage ratio and then just rank them that way?
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Re: Passing Stat 

Post#2 » by blabla » Tue May 18, 2021 3:23 am

Can look at AST/TO, too
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Re: Passing Stat 

Post#3 » by jambalaya » Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:53 pm

Could look at passing rating at 82games.com and team assists and efficiency on / off.

Some passing ratings at bbindex.com

NBA.com players tracking passing
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Re: Passing Stat 

Post#4 » by ceoofkobefans » Mon Oct 18, 2021 12:03 am

When I’m evaluating a players passing through a statistical lense I look at

AST/100 / IA AST/100
TOV/100
AST%
cTOV%
O Load
Box OC
Passer rating

And in the pbp era looking at things like where the assists are (are they rim assists 3pt assists mid range asts etc) and in the optimal tracking era Hockey assists potential assists etc are also very nice to look at.

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