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.
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 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
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