Monthly Archives: September 2012

Inside the Box Score: September 29

Los Angeles 101, San Antonio 94
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Los Angeles 82, San Antonio 83
Rebound Percentage: Los Angeles .516, San Antonio .484
Points Off Turnovers: Los Angeles 18, San Antonio 17
Points in the Paint: Los Angeles 48, San Antonio 42
2nd-Chance Points: Los Angeles 20, San Antonio 21
Fast Break Points: Los Angeles 17, San Antonio 12
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Los Angeles 123.2, San Antonio 113.3
Effective FG%: Los Angeles .633, San Antonio .481
Turnover Pct: Los Angeles .207, San Antonio .133
Offensive Reb%: Los Angeles .400, San Antonio .368
Free Throw Rate: Los Angeles .313, San Antonio .260
Individual Plus/Minus:
Los Angeles: Milton-Jones +13 (77-64), Ogwumike -1 (34-35), Parker +15 (101-86), Beard +6 (75-69), Toliver +8 (97-89), Lavender +8 (54-46), O’Hea -16 (38-54), Coleman +2 (22-20), Anosike 0 (7-7)
San Antonio: Christon -8 (55-63), Young -1 (88-89), Appel -10 (25-35), Hammon -5 (86-91), Robinson -6 (71-77), Perkins +10 (67-57), Adams -6 (41-47), Johnson -3 (31-34), Smith -6 (6-12)

Connecticut 75, New York 62
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Connecticut 72, New York 72
Rebound Percentage: Connecticut .617, New York .383
Points Off Turnovers: Connecticut 10, New York 15
Points in the Paint: Connecticut 24, New York 26
2nd-Chance Points: Connecticut 14, New York 9
Fast Break Points: Connecticut 1, New York 3
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Connecticut 104.2, New York 86.1
Effective FG%: Connecticut .469, New York .438
Turnover Pct: Connecticut .181, New York .139
Offensive Reb%: Connecticut .405, New York .171
Free Throw Rate: Connecticut .215, New York .077
Individual Plus/Minus:
Connecticut: Greene -8 (14-22), Jones +3 (52-49), Charles +15 (73-58), Hightower +4 (38-34), Lawson +13 (67-54), White +16 (45-29), Montgomery +13 (47-34), Mims +8 (25-17), McCray +1 (14-13)
New York: Powell -3 (48-51), Pierson -3 (55-58), Braxton -1 (28-29), Carson -13 (46-59), Pondexter -8 (54-62), Vaughn -12 (34-46), Mitchell -3 (24-27), Montgomery -12 (14-26), Walker -10 (7-17)

Inside the Box Score: September 28

Atlanta 75, Indiana 66
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Atlanta 78, Indiana 76
Rebound Percentage: Atlanta .577, Indiana .422
Points Off Turnovers: Atlanta 22, Indiana 7
Points in the Paint: Atlanta 44, Indiana 32
2nd-Chance Points: Atlanta 12, Indiana 9
Fast Break Points: Atlanta 13, Indiana 12
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Atlanta 96.2, Indiana 86.8
Effective FG%: Atlanta .459, Indiana .425
Turnover Pct: Atlanta .179, Indiana .250
Offensive Reb%: Atlanta .412, Indiana .257
Free Throw Rate: Atlanta .110, Indiana .250
Individual Plus/Minus:
Atlanta: McCoughtry +7 (69-62), Lyttle +11 (71-60), de Souza +10 (47-37), Price +6 (56-50), Harding +9 (75-66), Hayes +7 (27-20), Henry -3 (26-29), Kraayeveld -2 (4-6)
Indiana: Douglas -11 (60-71), Catchings -4 (57-61), Sutton-Brown -7 (21-28), Zellous -6 (34-40), January +9 (47-38), Larkins -4 (43-47), Pohlen -13 (18-31), Phillips -6 (31-37), Davenport -3 (19-22)

Minnesota 78, Seattle 70
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Seattle 79, Minnesota 80
Rebound Percentage: Seattle .528, Minnesota .472
Points Off Turnovers: Seattle 7, Minnesota 15
Points in the Paint: Seattle 28, Minnesota 22
2nd-Chance Points: Seattle 6, Minnesota 4
Fast Break Points: Seattle 17, Minnesota 8
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Seattle 88.6, Minnesota 97.5
Effective FG%: Seattle .452, Minnesota .500
Turnover Pct: Seattle .177, Minnesota .175
Offensive Reb%: Seattle .167, Minnesota .111
Free Throw Rate: Seattle .206, Minnesota .393
Individual Plus/Minus:
Seattle: Smith -8 (59-67), Little -9 (31-40), Jackson -12 (44-56), Wright -14 (53-67), Bird -2 (51-53), Wauters 0 (43-43), Stricklen 0 (47-47), Thompson +5 (22-17)
Minnesota: Moore +7 (67-60), Brunson +13 (72-59), McWilliams-Franklin +17 (49-32), Augustus +9 (68-59), Whalen +14 (62-48), Wiggins -5 (41-46), Wright -1 (22-23), Peters -5 (9-14), Adair -3 (0-3), Harris -3 (0-3), Thorn -3 (0-3)

Inside the Box Score: September 27

Connecticut 65, New York 60
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: New York 75, Connecticut 75
Rebound Percentage: New York .570, Connecticut .429
Points Off Turnovers: New York 6, Connecticut 7
Points in the Paint: New York 20, Connecticut 24
2nd-Chance Points: New York 17, Connecticut 16
Fast Break Points: New York 10, Connecticut 6
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: New York 80.0, Connecticut 86.7
Effective FG%: New York .292, Connecticut .439
Turnover Pct: New York .160, Connecticut .187
Offensive Reb%: New York .347, Connecticut .206
Free Throw Rate: New York .195, Connecticut .106
Individual Plus/Minus:
New York: Powell 0 (53-53), Pierson +2 (48-46), Braxton +1 (29-28), Carson -3 (36-39), Pondexter +2 (57-55), Walker -7 (12-19), Mitchell -12 (16-28), Vaughn -6 (31-37), Montgomery -2 (18-20)
Connecticut: Greene +1 (26-25), Jones +3 (45-42), Charles -5 (49-54), Hightower -5 (44-49), Lawson +11 (59-48), Mims +12 (36-24), Montgomery +4 (31-27), White +6 (31-25), McCray -2 (4-6)

Los Angeles 93, San Antonio 86
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: San Antonio 78, Los Angeles 78
Rebound Percentage: San Antonio .534, Los Angeles .466
Points Off Turnovers: San Antonio 12, Los Angeles 11
Points in the Paint: San Antonio 48, Los Angeles 40
2nd-Chance Points: San Antonio 16, Los Angeles 10
Fast Break Points: San Antonio 4, Los Angeles 8
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: San Antonio 110.3, Los Angeles 119.2
Effective FG%: San Antonio .521, Los Angeles .532
Turnover Pct: San Antonio .167, Los Angeles .141
Offensive Reb%: San Antonio .364, Los Angeles .296
Free Throw Rate: San Antonio .137, Los Angeles .413
Individual Plus/Minus:
San Antonio: Christon +7 (55-48), Young +1 (78-77), Appel -5 (26-31), Hammon -3 (70-73), Robinson -2 (76-78), Adams -2 (60-62), Perkins -17 (31-48), Johnson -6 (26-32), Smith -8 (8-16)
Los Angeles: Milton-Jones -10 (33-43), Ogwumike +6 (80-74), Parker +9 (77-68), Beard +10 (82-72), Toliver +9 (89-80), Lavender -4 (20-24), O’Hea +14 (60-46), Coleman -2 (15-17), Hoffman +3 (9-6)

2012 WNBA Net Plus/Minus MVPs

2012 Net Plus/Minus All-WNBA Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+15.7)
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles (+14.0)
Sue Bird, Seattle (+14.0)
Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Minnesota (+12.6)
Allison Hightower, Connecticut (+10.6)

Second Team:
Kara Lawson, Connecticut (+10.6)
Sophia Young, San Antonio (+9.9)
Crystal Langhorne, Washington (+8.7)
Essence Carson, New York (+8.2)
Lindsey Harding, Atlanta (+8.1)

Third Team:
Alana Beard, Los Angeles (+6.5)
Glory Johnson, Tulsa (+6.3)
Swin Cash, Chicago (+5.2)
Sancho Lyttle, Atlanta (+5.1)
Camille Little, Seattle (+4.9)

2012 Net Plus/Minus All-Defensive Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Allison Hightower, Connecticut (+9.4)
Sancho Lyttle, Atlanta (+7.8)
Essence Carson, New York (+5.7)
Alexis Hornbuckle, Phoenix (+5.2)
Sophia Young, San Antonio (+4.9)

Second Team:
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+4.0)
Glory Johnson, Tulsa (+4.0)
Tina Charles, Connecticut (+3.2)
Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Minnesota (+2.4)
Camille Little, Seattle (+2.0)

2012 Net Plus/Minus All-Offensive Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles (+13.9)
Kara Lawson, Connecticut (+13.6)
Sue Bird, Seattle (+12.7)
Cappie Pondexter, New York (+12.2)
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+11.7)

Second Team:
Tamika Catchings, Indiana (+10.6)
Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Minnesota (+10.2)
Kristi Toliver, Los Angeles (+9.4)
Crystal Langhorne, Washington (+9.0)
Monique Currie, Washington (+7.6)

Third Team:
Danielle Robinson, San Antonio (+7.5)
Seimone Augustus, Minnesota (+6.9)
Lindsey Harding, Atlanta (+6.5)
Alana Beard, Los Angeles (+5.6)
Swin Cash, Chicago (+5.5)

2012 Net Plus/Minus All-Rookie Team
(min. 500 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles (+14.0)
Glory Johnson, Tulsa (+6.3)
Riquna Williams, Tulsa (+4.4)
Tiffany Hayes, Atlanta (+0.9)
Shekinna Stricklen, Seattle (+0.1)

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You can view/download PDFs of the final 2012 reports here.

Inside the Box Score: September 23

Seattle 71, Phoenix 57
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Seattle 81, Phoenix 81
Rebound Percentage: Seattle .462, Phoenix .538
Points Off Turnovers: Seattle 13, Phoenix 14
Points in the Paint: Seattle 34, Phoenix 26
2nd-Chance Points: Seattle 7, Phoenix 13
Fast Break Points: Seattle 17, Phoenix 4
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Seattle 87.7, Phoenix 70.4
Effective FG%: Seattle .475, Phoenix .318
Turnover Pct: Seattle .247, Phoenix .160
Offensive Reb%: Seattle .207, Phoenix .283
Free Throw Rate: Seattle .233, Phoenix .104
Individual Plus/Minus:
Seattle: Stricklen +9 (57-48), Little +5 (50-45), Jackson +13 (28-15), Smith +10 (60-50), Bird +18 (40-22), Clark +5 (43-38), Wauters +3 (37-34), Thompson +3 (24-21), Kobryn +4 (16-12)
Phoenix: Bonner -10 (50-60), Dupree -17 (28-45), Thomas -14 (47-61), Hornbuckle -21 (38-59), Prahalis -14 (52-66), Kizer +2 (10-8), Sanford +1 (29-28), Houston +3 (31-28)

San Antonio 99, Minnesota 84
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Minnesota 76, San Antonio 76
Rebound Percentage: Minnesota .492, San Antonio .507
Points Off Turnovers: Minnesota 11, San Antonio 19
Points in the Paint: Minnesota 26, San Antonio 28
2nd-Chance Points: Minnesota 11, San Antonio 10
Fast Break Points: Minnesota 10, San Antonio 5
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Minnesota 110.5, San Antonio 130.3
Effective FG%: Minnesota .530, San Antonio .566
Turnover Pct: Minnesota .145, San Antonio .105
Offensive Reb%: Minnesota .226, San Antonio .241
Free Throw Rate: Minnesota .212, San Antonio .324
Individual Plus/Minus:
Minnesota: Moore -17 (44-61), Peters -8 (65-73), McWilliams-Franklin -11 (50-61), Augustus -10 (49-59), Whalen -19 (53-72), Wiggins -2 (39-41), Wright +2 (52-50), Adair -5 (37-42), Thorn -5 (31-36)
San Antonio: Christon +14 (82-68), Adams +13 (73-60), Appel +11 (30-19), Perkins +17 (73-56), Robinson +20 (77-57), Smith +4 (49-45), Johnson +3 (54-51), Morrison -2 (35-37), Bevilaqua -5 (22-27)

Connecticut 92, Atlanta 72
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Atlanta 86, Connecticut 86
Rebound Percentage: Atlanta .537, Connecticut .462
Points Off Turnovers: Atlanta 14, Connecticut 18
Points in the Paint: Atlanta 40, Connecticut 38
2nd-Chance Points: Atlanta 10, Connecticut 7
Fast Break Points: Atlanta 12, Connecticut 14
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Atlanta 83.7, Connecticut 107.0
Effective FG%: Atlanta .415, Connecticut .535
Turnover Pct: Atlanta .221, Connecticut .174
Offensive Reb%: Atlanta .231, Connecticut .156
Free Throw Rate: Atlanta .183, Connecticut .225
Individual Plus/Minus:
Atlanta: McCoughtry -15 (38-53), Lyttle -18 (55-73), de Souza -11 (54-65), Price -8 (35-43), Harding -12 (68-80), Hayes -10 (61-71), Kraayeveld -6 (17-23), Swanier -3 (13-16), Henry -9 (18-27), Koehn -8 (1-9)
Connecticut: Greene +17 (45-28), Jones +12 (22-10), Charles +4 (50-46), Hightower +15 (36-21), Lawson +10 (74-64), Mims +11 (62-51), White +7 (58-51), Montgomery +13 (65-52), Griffin +8 (34-26), Moore +3 (14-11)

Indiana 91, Tulsa 58
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Tulsa 78, Indiana 78
Rebound Percentage: Tulsa .383, Indiana .616
Points Off Turnovers: Tulsa 24, Indiana 25
Points in the Paint: Tulsa 16, Indiana 36
2nd-Chance Points: Tulsa 3, Indiana 16
Fast Break Points: Tulsa 9, Indiana 8
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Tulsa 74.4, Indiana 116.7
Effective FG%: Tulsa .393, Indiana .588
Turnover Pct: Tulsa .231, Indiana .218
Offensive Reb%: Tulsa .152, Indiana .385
Free Throw Rate: Tulsa .250, Indiana .421
Individual Plus/Minus:
Tulsa: Holt -19 (28-47), Pedersen -19 (27-46), G.Johnson -28 (40-68), Hodges -9 (23-32), Latta -33 (54-87), Lacy -16 (26-42), Dorrell -10 (30-40), Williams -24 (35-59), Paris -3 (17-20), Black -4 (10-14)
Indiana: Catchings +28 (56-28), Larkins +17 (62-45), Sutton-Brown +26 (52-26), Pohlen +32 (84-52), Phillips +31 (89-58), Christmas +24 (58-34), Davenport +4 (34-30), Goodlett +3 (20-17)