1990-1992 Michael Jordan Shot Chart

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1990-1992 Michael Jordan Shot Chart 

Post#1 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:45 pm

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126 Games Total

http://i.imgur.com/g3XPS5u.png

1989-90: 35 games
1990-91: 44 games
1991-92: 47 games




Shot Chart


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At Rim: 629/847 FG (74.3%)
In Paint (Overall): 786/1333 FG (59.0%)
Midrange: 793/1552 FG (51.1%)
3 Point: 93/243 FG (38.3%)



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Synergy Offense


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PPP stands for Points Per Play. I did not record the number of possessions, but rather the number of offensive plays that Jordan was involved in, meaning he either attempted a FG and/or FT, or turned the ball over (on drives to the hoop). I did not record any FTA he had as a result of intentional fouls or penalty fouls where he was not aggressively attacking or attempting to make an offensive play. No technical FT's are on the chart either. Every play category aside from Transition is in a half court set, and transition also includes jump shots, though this was very rare. The Other category primarily consists of desperate attempts to beat the clock, including the full court buzzer beaters.

There are several sub-categories out of Isolation. Jordan tended to be quick and decisive, very seldom holding onto the ball longer than 3-4 seconds like the wing players do in this era. Another category is Drive To Basket, which measures his effectiveness driving to the hoop strictly in the half court. Every other category is basically a jumper, though if there is a pick in the two man game that enables him to get an advantage over the defense, then it is recorded as under the P&R Ball Handler category. This includes jump shots as well as drives to the hoop.



Overall Chart

http://i.imgur.com/sSe2aEV.png


Isolation Plays Only

http://i.imgur.com/evc8F8z.png



Shot Attempts Blocked (Offense): 67

*This means 2.1% of his shots (3128 FGA) were blocked in this footage





Team Performance


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Plus/Minus

Plus/Minus Total: +1767

Plus/Minus Per 100: +18.3



On/Off

On Court ORtg: 123.9

Off Court ORtg: 88.3

Net ORtg: +35.6



On Court DRtg: 105.5

Off Court DRtg: 114.8

Net DRtg: -9.3



On/Off Net Rating: 44.8





Clutch Play

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59 Total Games

http://i.imgur.com/NdBpttO.png



4th quarter or overtime, less than 5 minutes left, neither team ahead by more than 5 points


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Plus/Minus Total: +246

Plus/Minus Per 48: +48.8

Win Percentage: 74.6%



1 on 1 Defense

15/55 FG (27.3%)




Total Statistics

http://i.imgur.com/hb9ClXj.png



Per 48 Statistics

http://i.imgur.com/OSP3vZM.png




Sports Illustrated - May 21, 1990

It wasn't so much that Hawkins scored only two points in the final 12 minutes, it was more that Jordan wouldn't even let him touch the ball. The least recognized part of Jordan's game is his ability to slip picks and suddenly pop up in the passing lane, like a kid who finds a shortcut to the candy store. "Nobody has ever been better at the end of a game than Michael," said Bulls coach Phil Jackson afterward. " Oscar Robertson was great, but this guy is a closer at both ends."




Sports Illustrated - June 28, 1993

There would seem to be four players with whom realistically to compare Jordan: Magic and Bird, both of whom were three-time regular-season MVPs; Bill Russell, the ultimate winner, who led the Celtics to 11 championships in 13 seasons; and Oscar Robertson, whose versatility, leadership and coldhearted competitiveness during 13 seasons make him closest to Jordan in playing style.

"Oscar was great defensively when he wanted to be," says 68-year-old Bull assistant Johnny Bach. "But Michael is the Tasmanian devil."





"No matter what the game is or who you're playing against, you have to want the ball."


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Isolation Tendencies

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*Jordan's shooting tendencies & effectiveness when making a move off the dribble either to the left or right. Also recorded turnovers in each of these instances, including stolen pass outs, offensive fouls, getting stripped by the defense, or being forced into a jump ball (and possession lost).


Drive Right

Pull-Up Jumper/Runner/Leaner - 292 Plays, 35 Fouls, 146/249 FG (58.6%), 14 TOV, 358 Points, 1.23 PPP

Attack Basket - 225 Plays, 85 Fouls, 107/161 FG (66.5%), 1 TOV, 353 Points, 1.57 PPP

Overall - 517 Plays, 120 Fouls, 253/410 FG (61.7%), 15 TOV, 711 Points, 1.38 PPP



Drive Left

Pull-Up Jumper/Runner/Leaner - 212 Plays, 28 Fouls, 104/189 FG (55.0%), 2 TOV, 250 Points, 1.18 PPP

Attack Basket - 345 Plays, 109 Fouls, 154/232 FG (66.4%), 34 TOV, 479 Points, 1.39 PPP

Overall - 557 Plays, 137 Fouls, 258/421 FG (61.3%), 36 TOV, 729 Points, 1.31 PPP
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Re: 1990-1992 Michael Jordan Shot Chart 

Post#2 » by kayess » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:11 pm

Amazing work - I remember you did one for Sir Charles as well? Were there any others?

How did you go about choosing the games? Full playoffs of every year + notable performances? Or were they simply random samples?
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Post#3 » by tsherkin » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:12 pm

Great work, thanks.

That FG% is insane by zone...
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Post#4 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:16 pm

How did you go about choosing the games? Full playoffs of every year + notable performances? Or were they simply random samples?


Any games I could find from the specified seasons.


I remember you did one for Sir Charles as well? Were there any others?


Just Barkley & Jordan so far. I may chart legends like Bird & Olajuwon in the future.
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Post#5 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:20 pm

Also Russell, Wilt, & KAJ, though a very small sample of games.


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Post#6 » by mojomarc » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:23 pm

Great stuff! Looking at the Synergy overall chart, one thing is clear. If you are coaching against Jordan in his prime, you want him to do "other." :lol:
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Re: 1990-1992 Michael Jordan Shot Chart 

Post#7 » by Shot Clock » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:23 pm

4th quarter or overtime, less than 5 minutes left, neither team ahead by more than 5 points

Plus/Minus Total: +246

Plus/Minus Per 48: +48.8

Win Percentage: 74.6%



1 on 1 Defense

15/55 FG (27.3%)


Those impressed me the most.
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Post#8 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:50 pm

Shot Clock wrote:
4th quarter or overtime, less than 5 minutes left, neither team ahead by more than 5 points

Plus/Minus Total: +246

Plus/Minus Per 48: +48.8

Win Percentage: 74.6%



1 on 1 Defense

15/55 FG (27.3%)


Those impressed me the most.



The Per 48 statistics are also highly impressive. His efficiency in crunch time is even more incredible as is his aggressiveness (in looking at FTA).
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Post#9 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:50 pm

tsherkin wrote:Great work, thanks.

That FG% is insane by zone...


For anyone interested his per game averages for all the games listed (some incomplete) is 33.7 ppg while shooting 53.5% from the floor.
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Post#10 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:50 pm

mojomarc wrote:Great stuff! Looking at the Synergy overall chart, one thing is clear. If you are coaching against Jordan in his prime, you want him to do "other." :lol:


Yes, that is primarily consisting of desperate attempts to beat the clock, including the full court buzzer beaters.
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Post#11 » by Shot Clock » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:22 pm

Dipper 13 wrote:Jordan tended to be quick and decisive, very seldom holding onto the ball longer than 3-4 seconds like the wing players do in this era.



That's the biggest difference. Guys have troubles against defenses because they wait to see what the defense does. It's not just the wings, Hakeem is frustrated with Howard's inability to react.
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Post#12 » by lorak » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:22 pm

As always great work Dipper.

Any chance you could post numbers without incomplete games? (incomplete games increase "highlights" bias, so more good plays than bad). I also would like to see stats for each playoff series separately (or at least for all playoffs games together), if possible of course ;)
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Post#13 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:26 pm

One last thing I should add in the OP, Jordan's driving tendencies in isolation.



*Jordan's shooting tendencies & effectiveness when making a move off the dribble either to the left or right. Also recorded turnovers in each of these instances, including stolen pass outs, offensive fouls, getting stripped by the defense, or being forced into a jump ball (and possession lost).


Drive Right

Pull-Up Jumper/Runner/Leaner - 292 Plays, 35 Fouls, 146/249 FG (58.6%), 14 TOV, 358 Points, 1.23 PPP

Attack Basket - 225 Plays, 85 Fouls, 107/161 FG (66.5%), 1 TOV, 353 Points, 1.57 PPP

Overall - 517 Plays, 120 Fouls, 253/410 FG (61.7%), 15 TOV, 711 Points, 1.38 PPP



Drive Left

Pull-Up Jumper/Runner/Leaner - 212 Plays, 28 Fouls, 104/189 FG (55.0%), 2 TOV, 250 Points, 1.18 PPP

Attack Basket - 345 Plays, 109 Fouls, 154/232 FG (66.4%), 34 TOV, 479 Points, 1.39 PPP

Overall - 557 Plays, 137 Fouls, 258/421 FG (61.3%), 36 TOV, 729 Points, 1.31 PPP
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Post#14 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:28 pm

DavidStern wrote:As always great work Dipper.

Any chance you could post numbers without incomplete games? (incomplete games increase "highlights" bias, so more good plays than bad). I also would like to see stats for each playoff series separately (or at least for all playoffs games together), if possible of course ;)



Sorry I didn't keep track on a game by game basis. I did list the FGA unaccounted for next to the game
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Post#15 » by lorak » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:29 pm

^
So how do you track that data? Where do you keep it?
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Post#16 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:30 pm

DavidStern wrote:^
So how do you track that data? Where do you keep it?


http://i.imgur.com/g3XPS5u.png
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Post#17 » by lorak » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:34 pm

Dipper 13 wrote:
DavidStern wrote:^
So how do you track that data? Where do you keep it?


http://i.imgur.com/g3XPS5u.png


I mean, when you watched the game... where do you keep track of all those stats? Do you have them in Excel for example?
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Post#18 » by Dipper 13 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:51 pm

DavidStern wrote:
Dipper 13 wrote:
DavidStern wrote:^
So how do you track that data? Where do you keep it?


http://i.imgur.com/g3XPS5u.png


I mean, when you watched the game... where do you keep track of all those stats? Do you have them in Excel for example?



I tracked the FGA on the NBA.com Shot Chart and the Synergy chart. Everything I used to keep track of the games is posted in this thread.
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Post#19 » by SideshowBob » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:56 pm

This is excellent work! Those are video game numbers.
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Post#20 » by ShaqAttack3234 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:35 pm

Nice work, I've always been impressed with Jordan's quick and decisive moves and decision making that you alluded to. Nice to see these % as well. I never understood why some act like MJ just learned to shoot during the 2nd 3peat. As soon as Phil came in, he was relying on his mid to outside shot a ton, and as these numbers show, shooting theme extremely well.

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