Fullscreen
Loading...
 

Floating Line as a Global Basketball Performance Indicator


The Floating Line as a Global Basketball Performance Indicator

by BGA Matias Barmat
From Worldhoopstats.com (external link)
February 08, 2014


The Floating Line is a global performance indicator based on the player's statistical contribution average for every complete game. One or more statistical sections could be considered, and we will take into account fixed reference values which, also, keep a specific relation each other.

In FIBA basketball (40 minute games) let be these the following parameters:

- 10 points, divided as 1 3-pointer made, 2 2-pointers made, and 3 free throws made;
- 5 total rebounds;
- 2,5 assists;
- 1,25 steals;
- 1 block.

If a player holds these averages for every 40 minutes played, he's exactly above the floating line, this is, his floating line value will be 1. A player due to his specific role within the game will be specialized more in a section rather than the other.

The floating line will try to canalize this statistical contribution into a full performance number. Therefore, we will divide the averages per 40 minutes played of every statistical section by its respective media reference, we will sum their quotients and we will divide it by the total of available criteria. We can use it for a game, for a season, or for a entire career.

Let's see an example:
Sergio Rodríguez, point guard from Real Madrid in Liga Endesa (Spanish ACB), in 34 regular season games of 2011-12 season he disputed 614 minutes, in which he scored 197 points (19 3-pointers, 52 2-pointers and 36 free throws made), grabbed 66 rebounds, dished 130 assists, stole 25 balls and blocked twice. His per-game averages are 5.8 points (0.6 3pts, 1.5 2pts, 1.1 ftm), 1.9 rebs, 3.8 asts, 0.7 stls and 0.1 blks. However, he only disputed 18 minutes per game.

Translated in averages every 40 minutes we have 12.8 pts (1.2 3pts, 3.4 2pts and 2.3 ftm), 4.3 rebounds, 8.5 assists, 1.6 steals and 0,1 blocks. We will procede to divide every one of these values by its media reference:

PTS: 12.8 / 10 = 1.28
3PM: 1.2 / 1 = 1.2
2PM: 3.4 / 2 = 1.7
1PM: 2.3 / 3 = 0.8
REB: 4.3 / 5 = 0.86
AST: 8.5 / 2,5 = 3.4
STL: 1.6 / 1,25 = 1.3
BLK: 0.1 / 1 = 0.1

FLV (Floating Line Value) = (1.28 + 1.2 + 1.7 + 0.8 + 0.86 + 3.4 + 1.3 + 0.1)/8 = 1.33

We can figure out that Sergio Rodríguez has a specific point-guard role, where his main skill is undoubtedly the assists (3.4 per game, 8.5 for every 40 minutes, a very high average for being FIBA), however in other aspects like blocks he's almost null, and for being a point-guard he's not esentially a three-point shooter (0.6 per game, 1.2 for every 40 minutes), thus it's justified that his global value be somewhat above his performance media.

Generally players who have a Floating Line Value higher than 1 are those who their total efficiency rating is higher than their points average for every 40 minutes played.




© Copyright 2014 worldhoopstats.com®


Spanish ~ Español - Linea de Flotación como Indicador Global de Rendimiento en Baloncesto


Basketball (external link)
eBA Encyclopedia (external link)
Worldhoopstats (external link)




The eBA News Portal

The eBA Basketball & Statistics Encyclopedia

The eBA Basketball System Book ~ You Are Here !

The eBA Basketball Statistics Forums

The eBA Basketball Statistics Blogs

The eBA Clinics ONLINE

The eBA Basketball Statistics Great Debate

The eBA Stats Group WITH YOU on Google PLUS

The eBA Stats Group WITH YOU on Facebook

The eBA Stats Group WITH YOU on Twitter

The eBA Stats Group Channel on YouTube

The eBA Basketball Store






Created by admin. Last Modification: Saturday 08 of February, 2014 08:53:11 EST by admin. (Version 1)

Pre-Registration

Please CLICK HERE before Registering !

Por Favor PULSE AQUI antes de Registrarse !

Lo Mejor en Libros & DVDs de Baloncesto


TOP 5 eBA del
AÑO 2017


Hasta JULIO 1.º 2017 !

1

Libro de las jugadas
de los entrenadores
de la NBA.
Técnicas, tácticas y
pautas de
entrenamiento.
National Basketball
Coaches Association
Giorgio Gandolfi


Libro de las jugadas de los entrenadores de la NBA. Técnicas, tácticas y pautas de entrenamiento.

A la Revisión completa,
los fragmentos y
el Avance Amazon




2

Análisis
Del Rendimiento
en Baloncesto:
Es Posible Predecir
Los Resultados ?

Miguel Ángel
Gomes Ruano


Análisis Del Rendimiento en Baloncesto: Es Posible Predecir Los Resultados? por Miguel Angel Gomez Ruano


...a la Revisión completa
los fragmentos y
el Avance Amazon




3

Once anillos,
El Alma del Éxito
por Phil Jackson
y Hugh Delehanty


Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty

A la Revisión completa,
los fragmentos y
el Avance Amazon




4

101 Ejercicios
de Baloncesto
para Jóvenes
por Mick Donovan


101 ejercicios de baloncesto para jovenes por Mick Donovan


A la Revisión completa,
los fragmentos y
el Avance Amazon




5

Estudio Observacional
de la Competición
en Baloncesto

Por Miguel Ángel
Gomez Ruano


Estudio Observacional de la Competición en Baloncesto por Miguel Angel Gomez Ruano


...a la Revisión completa
los fragmentos y
el Avance Amazon




Los 5 DVDs de
Entrenamiento del Baloncesto
Recomendados
ESTE AÑO:


• 1 ~ 50 Set Plays for
Attacking Man-to-Man Defense

by Larry Brown
Tim Floyd
Fred Hoiberg
Tom Izzo
Mike Krzyzewski
Gregg Marshall
Greg McDermott
Dave Paulsen
Bill Self
Pat Summitt
Tara Vanderveer


• 2 ~ Mike Krzyzewski:
All Access Duke
Basketball Practice
National Championship Season

by Mike Krzyzewski


• 3 ~ Bob Hurley Coaching High School Basketball 4-Pack con Bob Hurley

• 4 ~ Geno Auriemma and Bob Knight:
Learn from the Legends Series
6-Pack DVD

by Geno Auriemma
and Bob Knight


• 5 ~ Roy Williams: Acceso Total a las Prácticas del North Carolina Basketball 3-Pack DVD con Roy Williams



( ÚR ) Último Ranking

más Libros & DVD de Baloncesto...

Para los Top 5 eBA
de este año en Inglés
ver en la columna izquierda !