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Glossary

%PTS 2PT

Name
Percent of Points (2-Point Field Goals)
Definition
The percentage of points scored by a player or team that are from 2 point field goals
Type
Scoring
Contexts
Scoring Clutch Player Team

%PTS 3PT

Name
Percent of Points (3-Point Field Goals)
Definition
The percentage of points scored by a player or team that are from 3 point field goals
Type
Scoring
Contexts
Scoring Clutch Player Team

%PTS FT

Name
Percent of Points (Free Throws)
Definition
The percentage of points scored by a player or team that are from free throws
Type
Scoring
Contexts
Scoring Clutch Player Team

3P%

Name
3 Point Field Goal Percentage
Definition
The percentage of 3 point field goal attempts that a player makes
Formula
(3PM)/(3PA)
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Box Score Clutch Shooting Defensive Dashboard Player

3PA

Name
3 Point Field Goals Attempted
Definition
The number of 3 point field goals that a player or team has attempted
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Box Score Clutch Shooting Defensive Dashboard Player

3PM

Name
3 Point Field Goals Made
Definition
The number of 3 point field goals that a player or team has made
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Box Score Clutch Shooting Defensive Dashboard Player

AST

Name
Assists
Definition
The number of assists -- passes that lead directly to a made basket -- by a player
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Play Type Passing Box Score

AST/TO

Name
Assist to Turnover Ratio
Definition
The number of assists for a player or team compared to the number of turnovers they have committed
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Advanced Clutch

BLK

Name
Blocks
Definition
A block occurs when an offensive player attempts a shot, and the defense player tips the ball, blocking their chance to score
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Misc Tracking Defensive Dashboard Box Score

DEFRTG

Name
Defensive Rating
Definition
The number of points allowed per 100 possessions by a team. For a player, it is the number of points per 100 possessions that the team allows while that individual player is on the court
Formula
100*Opp Points/(Opponent FGA + Opponent TOV + (0.44* Opponent FTA) – Opponent OREB)
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch Defensive Team

DREB

Name
Defensive Rebounds
Definition
The number of rebounds a player or team has collected while they were on defense
Type
Traditional
Contexts
General Clutch Tracking Box Score

DREB%

Name
Defensive Rebounding Percentage
Definition
The percentage of available defensive rebounds a player or team obtains while on the floor.
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch Defensive Rebounding Team

eFG%

Name
Effective Field Goal Percentage
Definition
Measures field goal percentage adjusting for made 3-point field goals being 1.5 times more valuable than made 2-point field goals.
Formula
((FGM + (0.5 * 3PM)) / FGA
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Advanced Four-Factors Play Type Shooting Defensive Dashboard Tracking Opponent

FG%

Name
Field Goal Percentage
Definition
The percentage of field goal attempts that a player makes
Formula
(FGM)/(FGA)
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Advanced Four-Factors Play Type Shooting Opponent Tracking Box Score Defensive Dashboard

FGA

Name
Field Goals Attempted
Definition
The number of field goals that a player or team has attempted. This includes both 2 pointers and 3 pointers
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Advanced Four-Factors Play Type Shooting Opponent Tracking Box Score Defensive Dashboard

FGM

Name
Field Goals Made
Definition
The number of field goals that a player or team has made. This includes both 2 pointers and 3 pointers
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Advanced Four-Factors Play Type Shooting Opponent Tracking Box Score Defensive Dashboard

FT%

Name
Free Throw Percentage
Definition
The percentage of free throw attempts that a player or team has made
Formula
(FTM)/(FTA)
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Tracking Box Score

FTA

Name
Free Throws Attempted
Definition
The number of free throws that a player or team has attempted
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Tracking Box Score

FTA RATE

Name
Free Throw Attempt Rate
Definition
The number of free throw attempts a team shoots in comparison to the number of field goal attempts that team shoots
Formula
(FTA)/(FGA)
Type
Four Factors
Contexts
Four Factors

FTM

Name
Free Throws Made
Definition
The number of free throws that a player or team has made
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Tracking Box Score

GP

Name
Games Played
Definition
The number of games played
Type
Traditional

MIN

Name
Minutes Played
Definition
The number of minutes played by a player or team
Type
Traditional
Contexts
All

NetRtg

Name
Net Rating
Definition
Measures a team's point differential per 100 possessions. On player level this statistic is the team's point differential per 100 possessions while he is on court.
Formula
OFFRTG - DEFRTG
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch Team

OffRtg

Name
Offensive Rating
Definition
Measures a team's points scored per 100 possessions. On a player level this statistic is team points scored per 100 possessions while he is on court
Formula
100*Points/(Team FGA + Team TOV + (0.44*Team FTA) – Team OREB)
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch Team

OREB

Name
Offensive Rebounds
Definition
The number of rebounds a player or team has collected while they were on offense
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Team Tracking Box Score

OREB%

Name
Offensive Rebounding Percentage
Definition
The percentage of available offensive rebounds a player or team obtains while on the floor
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Four Factors Clutch Team Tracking

PACE

Name
Pace
Definition
The number of possessions per 48 minutes for a team or player.
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Team

PIE

Name
Player Impact Estimate
Definition
PIE measures a player's overall statistical contribution against the total statistics in games they play in. PIE yields results which are comparable to other advanced statistics (e.g. PER) using a simple formula.
Formula
(PTS + FGM + FTM - FGA - FTA + DREB + (.5 * OREB) + AST + STL + (.5 * BLK) - PF - TO) / (GmPTS + GmFGM + GmFTM - GmFGA - GmFTA + GmDREB + (.5 * GmOREB) + GmAST + GmSTL + (.5 * GmBLK) - GmPF - GmTO)
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch

Poss

Name
Possessions
Definition
The number of times a player or team was responsible for possession
Type
Play Type
Contexts
Play Type Player Team

PTS

Name
Points
Definition
The number of points scored
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Play Type Scoring Box Score Defensive Opponent Tracking

REB

Name
Rebounds
Definition
A rebound occurs when a player recovers the ball after a missed shot. This statistic is the number of total rebounds a player or team has collected on either offense or defense
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Tracking Team Rebounding Box Score

REB%

Name
Rebounding Percentage
Definition
The percentage of available rebounds a player or team grabbed while on the floor
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch Team Rebounding

STL

Name
Steals
Definition
Number of times a defensive player or team takes the ball from a player on offense, causing a turnover
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Defensive Tracking Team Box Score

STL%

Name
Steals Percentage
Definition
The percentage of a team's steals that a player has while on the court
Type
Defense
Contexts
Defensive Player

TOV

Name
Turnovers
Definition
A turnover occurs when the player or team on offense loses the ball to the defense
Type
Traditional
Contexts
Player Clutch Tracking Team Box Score

TOV%

Name
Turnover Percentage
Definition
Percentage of plays that end in a player or team's turnover
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Four Factors Clutch

TS%

Name
True Shooting Percentage
Definition
A shooting percentage that factors in the value of three-point field goals and free throws in addition to conventional two-point field goals
Formula
Points/ [2*(Field Goals Attempted+0.44*Free Throws Attempted)]
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch

USG%

Name
Usage Percentage
Definition
The percentage of team plays used by a player when he is on the floor
Formula
(FGA + (0.44 * FTA) + TO) / POSS
Type
Advanced
Contexts
Player Clutch Usage