All-NBA Team players and changes of their offensive games over time

In this blog post, we are visually presenting Direct Offensive Contribution and Direct Offensive Efficiency stats for the most elite NBA players. After developing our advanced offensive indicators for involvement, contribution and efficiency, we had to wait for a couple of years to start observing changes over time.

Does acquiring NBA stars lead to winning?

Last offseason a lot of NBA stars were traded. Consequently, we asked ourselves to what extend acquiring stars leads to winning. We combined data from different tables and carried out statistical analysis with a dataset of 32 NBA star players, traded or signed in free agency between 2000 and 2016.

Who is the Average Joe of the NBA?!

To find the most average NBA players we analysed our advance offensive indicators (INV Rate, DOC, DOE) as well as defensive statistics (DWS, DBPM) and salaries for 2016/2017. The All-NBA Average team includes: Austin Rivers, Bojan Bogdanovic, Matt Barnes, Willie Cauley-Stein and Aron Baynes.