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Brandon's 4th Qtr Step Up

We all know Brandon steps up in the fourth quarter, but the stats on this are really amazing.  These from Brian Hendrickson's spreadsheet at the Columbian:
http://columbian.com/assets/TC617381221.PDF.  This is thru 27 games.

Bottom Line

Comparing the 4th quarter to the first three quarters:

  • He shoots 14% better.  He gets 38% more points/minute.  He gets 55% more rebounds/minute.  His assist/turnover ratio gets 20% better.
  • His overall per minute production, in terms of points+assists+rebounds is 37% better.

Conclusions

Conclusions on shooting
    He shoots 14% better in Q4
    He shoots 3 pointers 7% better in Q4
    He shoots free throws 1.4% worse in Q4

Conclusions on per minute productivity
    He gets 38% more points/minute in Q4
    He gets 20% less assists/minute ijn Q4
    He gets 55% more rebounds/minutes in Q4
    He gets 37% more points+assists+rebounds per minute in Q4

Underlying Data
Shooting %: Q1-Q3= 45.7%; Q4=51.9%; Ratio=1.14
3 Pt %: Q1-Q3=35.7%; Q4=38.1%; Ratio=1.07
FT%: Q1-Q3-85.1%; Q4=83.9%; Ratio=.986

Points/minute: Q1-Q3=0.58; Q4=0.80; Ratio=1.38
Assist/minute: Q1-Q3=0.15; Q4=0.12; Ratio=.80
Rebounds/minute: Q1-Q3=0.11; Q4=0.17; Ratio=1.55
Combined/minute: Q1-Q3=.84; Q4=1.14; Ratio=1.37 (pts+assts+rebs)

Assist/turnover ratio: Q1-Q3=2.5; Q4=3.0; Ratio=1.2

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