Joseph Ryan Glover

Random stuff.

Category: Basketball

Quantifying Streakiness in NBA 3-Point Shooters

In basketball parlance, a streaky shooter is a player whose shooting effectiveness is inconsistent: some games they are hitting nearly all their shots and other games they are stone cold. There‚Äôs a lot of talk around the Internet about streaky shooters and a lot of top 10 and top 15 lists are made (pity J.R. […]

Daring Players to Shoot

In basketball you often hear about a defender “daring” an offensive player to shoot. This dare can be identified by the distance the defender gives a shooter to take their shot. The reasoning is that if a defender does not consider the offensive player to be much of a shooting threat they will play off […]