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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Tonight’s 4 Factors (@ DEN, 11/17/07)

After each game this season, we’ll be taking a look at what the four factors have to say about the game– how the winner won and the loser lost. For an intro to the four factors, see A Layman’s Guide to Advanced NBA Statistics. Knicks lose to Nuggets, 83 – 115 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr NYK 92.0 90.2 40.5% 17.9 34.0 18.5 DEN 125.0 55.1% 20.5 38.3 12.0 Another game, another discouraging loss. The Nuggets dominated on both ends of the court. The Knicks had another awful offensive performance, driven by horrific shooting and ball handling. It was …continue reading

Tonight’s 4 Factors (@ SAC, 11/16/07)

After each game this season, we’ll be taking a look at what the four factors have to say about the game– how the winner won and the loser lost. For an intro to the four factors, see A Layman’s Guide to Advanced NBA Statistics. Knicks lose to Kings, 118 – 123 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr NYK 91.0 107.3 42.5% 33.0 36.5 12.7 SAC 111.8 51.7% 39.5 27.7 17.3 Another bad, frustrating loss. You might look at this game and blame Curry’s blown layup at the end of regulation, or Crawford’s and Lee’s misses at the end of the …continue reading

Some Plays Count: Stephon Marbury & David Lee 11/11/07 (Part II)

In the last installment, I looked at a recorded version of the Knicks’ game against Miami on Sunday in order to get a better understanding of the team. Today I’m going to look at David Lee’s play in the first quarter. Due to Zach Randolph’s absence, Lee started but was removed only a few minutes into the game. From a layman’s perspective this might have seemed justified because his man Udonis Haslem scored 10 points on a perfect 5-5 shooting. Isiah Thomas sent Malik Rose, whose strength lies on the defensive end, to the scorer’s table just 7 minutes into …continue reading

Tonight’s 4 Factors (@ LAC, 11/14/07)

After each game this season, we’ll be taking a look at what the four factors have to say about the game– how the winner won and the loser lost. For an intro to the four factors, see A Layman’s Guide to Advanced NBA Statistics. Knicks lose to Clippers, 81-84 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr NYK 94.0 86.2 35.2% 29.6 35.3 21.3 LAC 89.4 39.4% 20.0 24.1 14.9 A few days ago after the miserable Miami loss, I lamented that it would be a small miracle if the Knicks held another opponent below 90 points per 100 possessions all season. …continue reading