Re: Unguarded 3-pt shot ratio and open shot accuracy
- --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, dlirag@h... wrote:
> What percentage of 3-pt shots are of the unguarded type? ByThat was based on a small sample of looking at the shooters in the 3pt
> unguarded, I refer to the situation where the shooter is just as open
> after he shoots the three as he was before it.
> I also want to clarify what Dean meant when he observed that open FG
> shots had a 10-20% better chance of going in - 10-20% better than the
> guarded shot percentage or the general FG percentage?
contest vs their percentage in regular season games. I was looking
for a rule of thumb kind of number. The first time I did this was in
That was when the line was shorter, so the effect of D would probably
be a little smaller.
I did this in 2001 and saw a 10% increase in shooting. I'm pretty
sure I can find more stats.
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