NBA Stats 101: Scoring efficiency | Chauncey Billups , true shooting & skill curves
In Part 2 of the Thinking Basketball stats series: Field Goal percentage has been the classic efficiency stat in basketball, but it leaves out critical parts of scoring. This video details effective field goal percentage (eFG%), true shooting (TS%), and the relationship between scoring efficiency and volume. Additional sources:
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