Nikola Jokic’s Fouling Problems for the Denver Nuggets

It’s no secret NBA Math loves Nikola Jokic. He was a statistical darling during his rookie season and finished No. 19 in Total Points Added (TPA), sandwiched between DeAndre Jordan and Isaiah Thomas. Now, he’s proving his scoring efficiency, slick passing and defensive acumen weren’t the least bit fluky. After Christmas Day, he ranked No. 20 in TPA, and he …

NBA Math’s All-TPA Teams for Week 4 (Nov. 14-20)

During the first month of the NBA season, 39 different players have populated the 15 spots on the All-TPA teams. We’ve seen plenty of stars showing up, but also a few surprises—Mike Muscala, Larry Nance Jr. and Lucas Nogueira chief among them. Only one has made the podium during each of the four relevant segments: …

NBA Math’s All-TPA Teams for Week 3 (Nov. 7-13)

Stephen Curry is back in the three-point business, while superstars such as Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul and James Harden continue to shine. We’ve even got LeBron James re-entering your life after his brief Week 2 hiatus. Plus, there are more surprises. Last week, it was Larry Nance. Now, if you’d bet on Lucas Nogueira making …

NBA Math’s All-TPA Teams for Week 2 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6)

While Week 1 was filled with many expected names, the second segment of the NBA season features some surprises. How many of you expected Larry Nance Jr. to make the All-TPA First Team so soon into his sophomore campaign? Who would’ve thought we’d be shouting out George Hill as more than just a solid complementary piece for a …