Stat of the Week: Luc's D

The Rockets have been a major surprise on defense, and there may be no player more responsible than Luc Mbah a Moute. Introducing a new feature where I provide the detail behind an intriguing stat.

Stat of the Week is a new feature where I’ll examine an interesting stat I’ve found.

The Stat

The Rockets’ defense with Harden on the court and Luc Mbah a Moute…

Off the court: allowed 112.6 points per 100 possessions in ~2300 total possessions, or the same as Phoenix’s league worst defense
On the court: allowed 100.4 points per 100 possession in ~1700 total possessions, or a fair amount better than Boston’s league best defense

The Detail

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