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Past and Present TPA Leaders: Atlanta Hawks

Thus begins Past and Present TPA Leaders—NBA Math’s new offseason series that will cover each team in alphabetical order, beginning with the Atlanta Hawks. In each installment, we’ll provide three overarching pieces of visual information: the top 10 in career TPA earned during the regular season for the relevant franchise, a look at the All-TPA …

TPA Scores for 2016 NBA Draft Prospects

The NBA draft is always a glorified crapshoot, littered with busts near the top and steals toward the end of the proceedings. Even though teams will go into the 2016 edition hoping they’ll be able to buck the established trend, they’ll be operating without enough information. Everyone is guessing—to some extent, at least. To better prepare you for …

Ranking LeBron James’ Best Playoff Campaigns

This LeBron James guy is pretty good. After helping his Cleveland Cavaliers end a 52-year title drought at the expense of the Golden State Warriors, he’s expanded his trophy collection to include three rings, three Finals MVPs and plenty of impressive playoff statistics. But was 2016 his best postseason ever? Let’s turn to our total points …

Notable Finishers from the 2015-16 NBA Season

The NBA updates the record books each year, but not every season produces so many teams that stand out when peering through a historic lens. From the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors to the Philadelphia 76ers, certain squads dotted each end of the overall spectrum. One franchise’s turnover issues resonated throughout the Association’s …