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The Evolution of NBA Scoring Strategy Mirrors Insurgent Strategy
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Saturday, August 1, 2020

 

01 Aug The Evolution of NBA Scoring Strategy Mirrors Insurgent Strategy

We thought you might enjoy this Data Analytic displaying the evolution of NBA scoring strategy. It mirrors our insurgent strategic approach in terms of the power of getting the “Easy Wins” and spending time on the “Big Successes.”

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The little red dots are the top shot locations for NBA players in 2002 (left) versus 2020 (right).

As you can see, the game of basketball has changed.   Today, players basically only shoot layups or 3-pointers.

Why is that?

Analytics.

When the data geeks started digging into the numbers, they realized layups and 3-pointers were “worth more” than other shots.

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