Originally posted on Wages of Wins Journal  |  Last updated 1/6/12
The following is a cross-post from our sister site, The NBA Geek, called “Put Me In, Coach”. In it, I take a look at some of the rookies who have so far played extremely well but don’t seem to be getting rewarded for it with more playing time from their coaches. You can read the original article here. Believe it or not, one of the reasons I wrote the software for the NBA Geek’s stats sections is because I’m super curious about the data, and I love sorting/filtering/searching through data to find things to write about*, but there wasn’t a tool for me to do so efficiently. There are tons of sites out there, but Basketball Reference is the only one that comes remotely close to offering the kinds of sorting/filtering that I want, and of course, until my site and the one that Andres built at The Wages of Wins, most of them didn’t have wins produced, or only had it for their favorite teams. I used to get downright itchy waiting for David Berri to profile a team or player I liked. Finally I got
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