Category Archives: Stats

Statophile Volume 21 | Dwane’s D, DeMar From Deep, and the Dauntless Distributor

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The Statpack.


Statophile Volume 20 | The Case For Casey

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steph

With all the rumours flying around and a bit of “selective memory” arguments on who should lead the Raptors next season, we thought it was an opportune time to set the record straight.


Meet My New Girlfriend, Synergy

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Her name is Synergy. I know the name makes it sound like she’s an old stripper with dark circles under her eyes and smoke bellowing through her unbrushed teeth, and that my friends is so not true.


PER/48 and what it says about Andrea Bargnani’s “natural position”

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cavsraps

In a question to find the answer to what position Andrea Bargnani should play, the RR research team dug deep into the archives to solve a mystery that has haunted us for years. Naaah…there was nothing on TV so I went to 82games.com.


Statophile Volume 19 | Regular Season Review

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The Final Count With the regular season over, we present the overall data for the year in this Statophile. Yes, most of the metrics are a bit ugly, but were expectations all that much higher? Nothing overly surprising: defense was the major issue for losses this year. Wonder if this guy may have helped? Man   …Continue Reading


Statophile Volume 18 | Yes, Coach

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Certainly its the time of year to lay blame for what’s been a tough season. But where does the blame lie? The easiest/laziest method is to simply blame the coach. They are the conductors and, if the performance is poor, they should ultimately get the blame. Or should they?


Statophile Volume 17 | “The Regend” and “The Ninja” Edition

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What does Reggie Evans mean to the Toronto Raptors, and a quick take on James Johnson, who’s been a nice “surprise” for the Raptors.


Statophile Volume 16 – Thou Shall Not Shoot Long 2s (Often) Edition

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steph

The challenge is Leandro Barbosa is not a good shooter this season. He’s an excellent break-’em-down-and-get-to-the-hoop player, but not a good shooter.


Statophile, Volume 14 | MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Edition

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Dorkapalooza Edition We had the opportunity to attend M.I.T.’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference this year. The conference offered sessions for a wide range of sports, but we focused our attention on the basketball-related sessions. After 11 sessions over 10 hours (1 1/2 days), we attempted to summarize the highlights below. We have sectioned this post   …Continue Reading


Statophile, Volume 13

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Salaries are not PERfect Edition: Trade options We’re not likely to be active at the trade deadline (ending this Thursday), but I developed a database that compared salary, number of years under contract and Player Efficiency Rating (PER) to see what assets the Raptors’ have versus what the team could acquire. This article shows us   …Continue Reading


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