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Friday, October 24, 2014

Author: Tom V.

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Tonight’s 4 Factors (@ BOS, 11/29/07)

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 Celtics, 59 – 104 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr NYK 88.0 67.0 31.6% 14.5 14.9 17.0 BOS 118.2 54.4% 22.8 28.2 10.2 So the Knicks follow up the season’s best win with one of the worst losses in franchise history. Par for the course with this squad. Speaking honestly, a blowout heading …continue reading

Tonight’s 4 Factors (vs UTH, 11/26/07)

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 defeat Jazz, 113 – 109 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr UTH 91.0 119.8 51.8% 24.7 46.2 15.4 NYK 124.2 57.6% 27.8 31.4 15.4 Probably the best win of the young season. The Knicks snapped their losing streak against a struggling Bulls team, but this win over the Western powerhouse Jazz certainly feels more like …continue reading

Today’s 4 Factors (vs CHI, 11/24/07)

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 defeat Bulls, 85 – 78 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr CHI 92.0 84.8 38.0% 18.1 21.6 15.2 NYK 92.4 41.0% 36.1 27.9 17.4 Finally, the losing streak is over. Still, it’s hard to take much comfort in this win. The Knicks had to fight tooth and nail to beat the struggling Bulls– perhaps the …continue reading

Tonight’s 4 Factors (@ DET, 11/21/07)

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 Pistons, 86 – 98 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr NYK 85.0 101.2 48.8% 10.0 32.4 17.6 DET 115.3 53.9% 21.1 27.5 10.6 Not the world’s most encouraging game. But, it wasn’t quite as bad as recent performances. The offense wasn’t good– right at NY’s season average, against a Pistons team that has …continue reading

Tonight’s 4 Factors (vs GSW, 11/20/07)

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 Warriors, 82 – 108 Pace Eff eFG FT/FG OREB% TOr GSW 100.0 108.0 52.9% 19.8 17.8 11.0 NYK 82.0 41.8% 20.3 36.6 29.0 If the Knicks keep this up, we may as well prepackage the following message for all these 4 factor posts: The defense was awful. The offense was awful. Awful D …continue reading

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