The NBA’s Most Efficient Passers

Not every assist is equal, and the same is true for seemingly equivalent per-game lines. Two NBA players averaging five assists aren’t identically adept passers. Right off the bat, we’ll admit we’re overlooking plenty of factors here. Passes squeezed into tight spaces count the same as easy feeds in transition. We’re not factoring in turnovers. The players who …

NBA Power Rankings: San Antonio Spurs Ascend to Top Spot

The Golden State Warriors weren’t going to reign forever. Not in the NBA Math Power Rankings, which are intentionally reactionary and weigh recent events just as heavily as what’s come to pass throughout the entire season. But it’s not the Cleveland Cavaliers ascending to the top. No. 1 now belongs to the San Antonio Spurs, fresh …

NBA Power Rankings: Golden State Warriors Cementing Spot Atop League

Welcome to NBA Math’s inaugural power rankings. We’re determining how all 30 teams stack up in wholly objective fashion, using our Team Rating metric to evaluate both season-long performances and the levels the squads have played at in the last few weeks. Power rankings do have to weigh recent events more heavily, after all. As such, placements will …