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  • Easier to use. Aren't familiar with a stat? No problem. Percentiles help you interpret it.
  • Hard to find elsewhere. Stats broken down by transition and halfcourt play, by position, by whether a player was on the court, and more.
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From former NBA executive Ben Falk

Excited for the world to experience what it's like to sit at the knee of Ben Falk and his brilliant basketball mind.
Ben's experience and expertise provide a lens for fans to view the game at a level normally reserved for coaching staffs and front office executives.
Here's what makes Ben unique: you'll come away having learned something tiny about an individual player or team — and something that will make you rethink the nature of the sport itself.
Ben should be working for a team, solving major world problems, or sharing his knowledge. Right now, he's sharing knowledge. Take advantage.
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Success and Failure
Announcing important changes to Cleaning the Glass: I’ll no longer be writing articles for subscribers—when I have something to say, it will be free to everyone. I'll be spending most of my time on the stats site instead.
In the Arena
No coaches were fired this season. That shouldn’t be so notable, and yet it is. Why?
Do the Bucks Stop Here?
How the Bucks' defense reveals an underlying strategic tension in the game itself.

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Bucking the Trend
How, in an NBA obsessed with long range looks, does the best defense give up the most threes? The answer lies in a subtle but very important change over the last few years of NBA basketball.
Watch With Me: Preseason, MIN @ MIL
Watch last week's Minnesota-Milwaukee preseason game with me. A new feature where I watch part of a game and point out what I'm seeing, hoping to make it like you're watching the game next to me.
The Celtic Surprise
Boston has won 16 games in a row and has the best record in the NBA. How have they done it? And can they possibly keep it up?