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Terms

Description

3PtAr

Three-point Attempt Rate. This is the percentage of field goal attempts from 3-point range.

AST/TO

Assists to Turnovers. This is the number of assists divided by the number of turnovers committed.

AST%

Assist Percentage . This is an estimate of the percentage of teammate field goals a player assisted while he was on the floor.

ASTr

Assist Ratio. This is the number of assists averaged per 100 possessions used.

BLK%

Block Percentage. This is an estimate of the percentage of opponent field goal attempts blocked by the player while he was on the floor.

DRr

Defensive Rebound rate.This is a measure of the percentage of available defensive rebounds a player grabs while he's on the floor or the percentage of available defensive rebounds a team collects as a whole.

DRtg

Defensive Rating. This is the number of points allowed per 100 possessions.

eFG%

Effective Field Goal Percentage. This is a measurement of efficiency as a shooter in all field goal attempts with three-point attempts weighted fairly. This statistic adjusts for the fact that a 3-point field goal is worth one more point than a 2-point field goal.

FTr

This captures the ability to get to the free throw line. It is the made free throws divided by all field goal attempts.

ORr

Offensive Rebound rate. This is measure of the percentage of available offensive rebounds a player grabs while he's on the floor or the percentage of available offensive rebounds a team collects as a whole.

ORtg

Offensive Rating. This is the number of points produced per 100 possessions.

Pace

The Pace factor is the number of possessions a team uses per game. It describes how fast a team tends to play.

PER

Player Efficiency Rating: This is an overall efficiency statistic that sums up a player's positive accomplishments, subtracts the negative accomplishments, and returns a per-minute rating of a player's performance.

POS

Possessions.

STL%

Steal Percentage. This is a measurement of the percentage of steals a player records in relation to the team's overall total while he is in the game.

STr

Steal Ratio. This is the number of steals per 100 possessions used.

ST/TO

Steals to Turnovers. This is the number of steals divided by the number of turnovers committed.

TS%

True Shooting Percentage. This is a measurement of efficiency as a shooter in field goal attempts, three-point field goal attempts and free throws.

REBr

Rebound rate. This is a measure of the percentage of available offensive and defensive rebounds a player grabs while he's on the floor or the percentage of available offensive and defensive rebounds a team collects as a whole.

TO%

Turnover Percentage. This is a measurement of the percentage of turnovers a player records in relation to the team's overall total while he is in the game.

TOr

Turnover ratio. This is the number of turnovers averaged per 100 possessions used.

Usg%

Usage Percentage. The percentage of team plays used by a player when he is on the floor.