Shooting percentage is important, but another stat that I like to look at (and one that is only kept internally, if at all) is posession scoring %. That is, on how many of it's posessions does a team score. For example, the initial shot of the posession might be missed, but an offensive rebound and putback scores on that posession. Or, a shot might be missed, but the shooter draws a foul on the shot and gets to the line for FTs.
Posessions are precious..got to maximize them. Successful teams usually find a way to score when they get the ball.
Last edited by jbhtexas; 01-27-2008 at 06:44 PM.
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When something is said about Wes why does someone always say something about him leaving for the NBA? It may happed someday but I doubt it will happen after this season. The thing that will help his stock more than anything is a NCAA birth.
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When your guards shoot less than 30% as a group, you will have trouble scoring. The front court shoots about 45%. Do you not want the front court to take more shots. Oh, you cannot get them the ball in good place? Then that is a problem.
Looking forward to CFH magic for the next bball season, Georges style.
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