The Dwight Effect : A New Ensemble of Interior Defense Analytics for the NBA

@inproceedings{Goldsberry2013TheDE,
  title={The Dwight Effect : A New Ensemble of Interior Defense Analytics for the NBA},
  author={Kirk Goldsberry and Eric Weiss},
  year={2013}
}
Basketball is a dualistic sport: all players compete on both offense and defense, and the core strategies of basketball revolve around scoring points on offense and preventing points on defense. However, conventional basketball statistics emphasize offensive performance much more than defensive performance. In the basketball analytics community, we do not have enough metrics and analytical frameworks to effectively characterize defensive play. However, although measuring defense has… CONTINUE READING

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