Monthly Archives: July 2014

Inside the Box Score: July 24

New York 84, Seattle 80 (OT)
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: New York 81, Seattle 82
Rebound Percentage: New York .574, Seattle .426
Points Off Turnovers: New York 3, Seattle 11
Points in the Paint: New York 30, Seattle 36
2nd-Chance Points: New York 14, Seattle 3
Fast Break Points: New York 2, Seattle 4
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: New York 103.7, Seattle 97.6
Effective FG%: New York .465, Seattle .468
Turnover Pct: New York .198, Seattle .098
Offensive Reb%: New York .294, Seattle .146
Free Throw Rate: New York .254, Seattle .090
Individual Plus/Minus:
New York: Montgomery -9 (45-54), Warley-Talbert -6 (45-51), Charles +1 (71-70), Pondexter +1 (72-71), Cruz -7 (29-36), Pierson +14 (50-36), Rodgers +11 (55-44), Cash +12 (41-29), Lacy +3 (12-9)
Seattle: Stricklen +4 (64-60), Langhorne -5 (72-77), Little +4 (75-71), Wright -1 (72-73), Johnson +9 (66-57), Clark -8 (16-24), Powell -7 (13-20), Quinn -13 (20-33), O’Hea -3 (2-5)

Phoenix 93, Los Angeles 73
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 79, Los Angeles 79
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .455, Los Angeles .545
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 17, Los Angeles 14
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 48, Los Angeles 36
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 11, Los Angeles 10
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 11, Los Angeles 6
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 117.7, Los Angeles 92.4
Effective FG%: Phoenix .569, Los Angeles .400
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .127, Los Angeles .152
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .207, Los Angeles .297
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .292, Los Angeles .243
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Bonner +23 (87-64), Dupree +15 (72-57), Griner +34 (80-46), Taylor +9 (58-49), Taurasi +30 (83-53), Phillips -2 (25-27), Bass -6 (34-40), Murphy +3 (26-23), Bias -3 (0-3), Kobryn -3 (0-3)
Los Angeles: Ogwumike -15 (61-76), Parker -25 (66-91), Lavender -14 (51-65), Beard -11 (45-56), Toliver -15 (61-76), Wiggins -14 (27-41), Harding 0 (20-20), Gruda -3 (12-15), Herrington -3 (22-25)

Inside the Box Score: July 23

Washington 89, Connecticut 75
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Connecticut 71, Washington 70
Rebound Percentage: Connecticut .569, Washington .430
Points Off Turnovers: Connecticut 17, Washington 19
Points in the Paint: Connecticut 38, Washington 34
2nd-Chance Points: Connecticut 19, Washington 19
Fast Break Points: Connecticut 10, Washington 9
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Connecticut 105.6, Washington 127.1
Effective FG%: Connecticut .458, Washington .563
Turnover Pct: Connecticut .169, Washington .171
Offensive Reb%: Connecticut .472, Washington .333
Free Throw Rate: Connecticut .125, Washington .266
Individual Plus/Minus:
Connecticut: Thomas -15 (58-73), Ogwumike -13 (59-72), Bone -21 (59-80), Douglas -19 (60-79), Bentley -7 (66-73), Faris -5 (6-11), Pedersen +7 (17-10), Montgomery +3 (29-26), Hoffman -1 (15-16), Gilbreath-Butler +1 (6-5)
Washington: Currie +21 (76-55), Meesseman +19 (70-51), Vaughn +3 (42-39), Latta +11 (74-63), Hartley +6 (57-51), Dolson +11 (47-36), Lawson +11 (47-36), Hawkins -5 (19-24), Ruffin-Pratt -7 (13-20)

New York 66, Los Angeles 64
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: New York 80, Los Angeles 81
Rebound Percentage: New York .529, Los Angeles .471
Points Off Turnovers: New York 12, Los Angeles 16
Points in the Paint: New York 38, Los Angeles 28
2nd-Chance Points: New York 12, Los Angeles 5
Fast Break Points: New York 6, Los Angeles 11
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: New York 82.5, Los Angeles 79.0
Effective FG%: New York .400, Los Angeles .370
Turnover Pct: New York .225, Los Angeles .148
Offensive Reb%: New York .229, Los Angeles .171
Free Throw Rate: New York .215, Los Angeles .188
Individual Plus/Minus:
New York: Montgomery -11 (38-49), Warley-Talbert +2 (24-22), Charles +2 (62-60), Pondexter +2 (58-56), Cruz -9 (32-41), Pierson +6 (40-34), Cash +6 (16-10), Lacy +2 (6-4), Rodgers +9 (36-27), Carson 0 (4-4), McKinney -5 (0-5), Houston +6 (14-8)
Los Angeles: Beard -2 (64-66), Ogwumike 0 (62-62), Lavender +3 (61-58), Herrington +6 (48-42), Toliver +14 (56-42), Wiggins -9 (13-22), Harding -12 (6-18), Gruda -10 (10-20)

Inside the Box Score: July 22

Chicago 60, Indiana 57
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Indiana 69, Chicago 70
Rebound Percentage: Indiana .540, Chicago .459
Points Off Turnovers: Indiana 9, Chicago 22
Points in the Paint: Indiana 18, Chicago 34
2nd-Chance Points: Indiana 12, Chicago 10
Fast Break Points: Indiana 3, Chicago 6
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Indiana 82.6, Chicago 85.7
Effective FG%: Indiana .421, Chicago .373
Turnover Pct: Indiana .275, Chicago .171
Offensive Reb%: Indiana .323, Chicago .242
Free Throw Rate: Indiana .158, Chicago .271
Individual Plus/Minus:
Indiana: Coleman +1 (44-43), Catchings -3 (33-36), Larkins +2 (36-34), Zellous -5 (29-34), January 0 (36-36), Christmas -2 (35-37), Howard 0 (24-24), Thomas -2 (16-18), Clarendon -3 (21-24), Kizer -3 (5-8), Lucas 0 (6-6)
Chicago: Young -9 (30-39), Breland +7 (51-44), Fowles +6 (47-41), Prince +4 (58-54), Faulkner +3 (55-52), Quigley +5 (39-34), Goodlett -3 (13-16), Clements +2 (7-5)

San Antonio 95, Tulsa 93
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Tulsa 78, San Antonio 78
Rebound Percentage: Tulsa .450, San Antonio .549
Points Off Turnovers: Tulsa 12, San Antonio 10
Points in the Paint: Tulsa 52, San Antonio 42
2nd-Chance Points: Tulsa 6, San Antonio 6
Fast Break Points: Tulsa 19, San Antonio 17
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Tulsa 119.2, San Antonio 121.8
Effective FG%: Tulsa .556, San Antonio .586
Turnover Pct: Tulsa .103, San Antonio .115
Offensive Reb%: Tulsa .182, San Antonio .281
Free Throw Rate: Tulsa .197, San Antonio .186
Individual Plus/Minus:
Tulsa: Hodges +1 (47-46), Johnson -10 (62-72), Paris +4 (66-62), Sims -2 (93-95), Diggins -1 (87-88), Lacy +8 (31-23), Hooper -3 (46-49), Baugh -7 (4-11), Goodrich -1 (6-7), Plaisance +1 (23-22)
San Antonio: McBride -4 (81-85), Adams -4 (58-62), Appel -2 (41-43), Hammon +2 (64-62), Robinson -1 (79-80), Young-Malcolm +2 (58-56), Johnson +3 (47-44), Alexander +8 (33-25), Christon +6 (14-8)

Phoenix 89, Seattle 71
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 79, Seattle 80
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .440, Seattle .560
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 31, Seattle 12
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 36, Seattle 40
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 1, Seattle 6
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 13, Seattle 6
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 112.7, Seattle 88.8
Effective FG%: Phoenix .585, Seattle .509
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .127, Seattle .275
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .111, Seattle .231
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .200, Seattle .207
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Bonner +4 (55-51), Dupree +16 (74-58), Griner +14 (65-51), Taylor +15 (52-37), Taurasi +12 (63-51), Bass +8 (34-26), Phillips +11 (38-27), Murphy +20 (47-27), Jekabsone-Zogota -6 (7-13), Bias -2 (5-7), Kobryn -2 (5-7)
Seattle: Stricklen -16 (39-55), Little -19 (47-66), Langhorne -10 (62-72), Wright -19 (43-62), Bird -14 (62-76), Clark -6 (30-36), O’Hea +5 (30-25), Powell -5 (15-20), Robinson -2 (18-20), Johnson -4 (9-13)

Minnesota 112, Atlanta 108 (2OT)
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Atlanta 107, Minnesota 105
Rebound Percentage: Atlanta .474, Minnesota .526
Points Off Turnovers: Atlanta 21, Minnesota 8
Points in the Paint: Atlanta 50, Minnesota 42
2nd-Chance Points: Atlanta 10, Minnesota 10
Fast Break Points: Atlanta 21, Minnesota 9
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Atlanta 100.9, Minnesota 106.7
Effective FG%: Atlanta .505, Minnesota .535
Turnover Pct: Atlanta .131, Minnesota .219
Offensive Reb%: Atlanta .205, Minnesota .257
Free Throw Rate: Atlanta .151, Minnesota .233
Individual Plus/Minus:
Atlanta: McCoughtry -2 (94-96), Lyttle -3 (101-104), de Souza +7 (99-92), Hayes -1 (104-105), Thomas -12 (20-32), Schimmel -3 (67-70), Henry -11 (9-20), Dumerc +6 (39-33), Thompson -1 (7-8)
Minnesota: M.Moore +10 (104-94), Brunson -6 (81-87), McCarville +8 (80-72), Wright -14 (62-76), Whalen +3 (100-97), White +12 (62-50), Dantas +1 (15-14), Peters +5 (48-43), McKenith +2 (2-0), Liston -1 (6-7)

Assisted Field Goals

Through July 17

Highest Percentage of Assisted FGs:
(min. 20 FGM)
93.8% (45-48) — DeLisha Milton-Jones, N.Y.-Atl.
91.9% (34-37) — Devereaux Peters, Min.
87.7% (57-65) — Damiris Dantas, Min.
87.5% (21-24) — Kayla Alexander, S.A.
87.1% (27-31) — Shameka Christon, S.A.
85.7% (30-35) — Jenna O’Hea, Sea.
84.4% (27-32) — Jennifer Lacy, Tul.
83.7% (36-43) — Alysha Clark, Sea.
83.7% (41-49) — Jayne Appel, S.A.
81.7% (94-115) — Jantel Lavender, L.A.
81.7% (49-60) — Stefanie Dolson, Was.
80.0% (20-25) — Essence Carson, N.Y.
79.7% (59-74) — Janel McCarville, Min.
78.4% (29-37) — Mistie Bass, Pho.
76.9% (20-26) — Anete Jekabsone-Zogota, Pho.
76.7% (33-43) — Markeisha Gatling, Chi.
76.2% (16-21) — Jelena Milovanovic, Was.
75.8% (100-132) — √Črika de Souza, Atl.
75.8% (25-33) — Noelle Quinn, Sea.
75.5% (77-102) — Sancho Lyttle, Atl.

Highest Percentage of Unassisted FGs:
(min. 20 FGM)
23.7% (28-118) — Alex Bentley, Con.
23.8% (10-42) — Courtney Vandersloot, Chi.
26.9% (18-67) — Jamierra Faulkner, Chi.
27.5% (14-51) — Temeka Johnson, Sea.
30.0% (6-20) — Sydney Carter, Ind.
31.3% (50-160) — Skylar Diggins, Tul.
32.4% (34-105) — Odyssey Sims, Tul.
32.4% (23-71) — Anna Cruz, N.Y.
33.8% (25-74) — Epiphanny Prince, Chi.
34.1% (14-41) — Allison Hightower, Con.
34.2% (40-117) — Danielle Robinson, S.A.
35.7% (20-56) — Renee Montgomery, Con.
35.7% (10-28) — Riquna Williams, Tul.
38.2% (21-55) — Lindsey Harding, L.A.
38.5% (30-78) — Ivory Latta, Was.
38.5% (10-26) — Monica Wright, Min.
40.5% (15-37) — Layshia Clarendon, Ind.
40.6% (52-128) — Lindsay Whalen, Min.
42.1% (16-38) — Tamika Catchings, Ind.
42.5% (31-73) — Alana Beard, L.A.

Top Assist Pairs:
46 — Maya Moore from Lindsay Whalen, Min.
42 — Glory Johnson from Skylar Diggins, Tul.
41 — Candice Dupree from Diana Taurasi, Pho.
35 — Brittney Griner from Diana Taurasi, Pho.
34 — Tina Charles from Cappie Pondexter, N.Y.
31 — Kayla McBride from Danielle Robinson, S.A.
29 — Crystal Langhorne from Sue Bird, Sea.
29 — Maya Moore from Janel McCarville, Min.
27 — √Črika de Souza from Angel McCoughtry, Atl.
27 — Katie Douglas from Alex Bentley, Con.
26 — Jessica Breland from Courtney Vandersloot, Chi.
25 — Jantel Lavender from Candace Parker, L.A.
25 — Camille Little from Sue Bird, Sea.
25 — Sancho Lyttle from Angel McCoughtry, Atl.
25 — Nneka Ogwumike from Candace Parker, L.A.
24 — Skylar Diggins from Odyssey Sims, Tul.
23 — Erlana Larkins from Briann January, Ind.
22 — DeWanna Bonner from Diana Taurasi, Pho.
22 — Courtney Paris from Skylar Diggins, Tul.
21 — Jessica Breland from Epiphanny Prince, Chi.
21 — Brittney Griner from Penny Taylor, Pho.
21 — Crystal Langhorne from Tanisha Wright, Sea.
21 — Emma Meesseman from Bria Hartley, Was.
21 — Sophia Young-Malcolm from Becky Hammon, S.A.
20 — Danielle Adams from Danielle Robinson, S.A.
20 — Tina Charles from Anna Cruz, N.Y.
20 — Candace Parker from Lindsey Harding, L.A.

Blocked

Through July 17

Most FG Attempts Blocked
27 — Chiney Ogwumike, Con. (262/10.3%)
27 — Glory Johnson, Tul. (273/9.9%)
25 — Odyssey Sims, Tul. (296/8.4%)
21 — Karima Christmas, Ind. (136/15.4%)
21 — Lindsay Whalen, Min. (257/8.2%)
21 — Skylar Diggins, Tul. (375/5.6%)
20 — Crystal Langhorne, Sea. (206/9.7%)
20 — Camille Little, Sea. (226/8.8%)
19 — Danielle Adams, S.A. (213/8.9%)
18 — Natasha Howard, Ind. (173/10.4%)
17 — Tamera Young, Chi. (159/10.7%)
16 — Sophia Young-Malcolm, S.A. (169/9.5%)
16 — Courtney Paris, Tul. (176/9.1%)
16 — Nneka Ogwumike, L.A. (224/7.1%)
15 — Erlana Larkins, Ind. (151/9.9%)
15 — Jamierra Faulkner, Chi. (182/8.2%)
15 — Briann January, Ind. (192/7.8%)
15 — Bria Hartley, Was. (207/7.2%)
14 — Alyssa Thomas, Con. (188/7.4%)
14 — Jantel Lavender, L.A. (196/7.1%)
14 — Shavonte Zellous, Ind. (220/6.4%)

Highest Percentage of FG Attempts Blocked
(min. 40 FGA)
23.4% (11-47) — Avery Warley-Talbert, N.Y.
17.6% (13-74) — Sylvia Fowles, Chi.
15.6% (10-64) — Markeisha Gatling, Chi.
15.4% (21-136) — Karima Christmas, Ind.
15.3% (11-72) — Lynetta Kizer, Ind.
12.0% (11-92) — Armintie Herrington, L.A.
11.4% (12-105) — Courtney Vandersloot, Chi.
10.7% (17-159) — Tamera Young, Chi.
10.4% (7-67) — Sydney Carter, Ind.
10.4% (18-173) — Natasha Howard, Ind.
10.3% (27-262) — Chiney Ogwumike, Con.
10.0% (8-80) — Sasha Goodlett, Chi.
9.9% (15-151) — Erlana Larkins, Ind.
9.9% (27-273) — Glory Johnson, Tul.
9.7% (20-206) — Crystal Langhorne, Sea.

Lowest Percentage of FG Attempts Blocked
(min. 40 FGA)
0.0% (0-68) — Riquna Williams, Tul.
0.8% (1-119) — Roneeka Hodges, Tul.
1.2% (2-172) — Monique Currie, Was.
1.2% (1-85) — Shameka Christon, S.A.
1.2% (3-246) — Danielle Robinson, S.A.
1.3% (2-149) — Shoni Schimmel, Atl.
1.5% (5-343) — Candace Parker, L.A.
1.5% (2-135) — Kara Lawson, Was.
1.5% (4-266) — Alex Bentley, Con.
1.5% (3-195) — Emma Meesseman, Was.
1.7% (4-241) — Candice Dupree, Pho.
1.7% (3-173) — Tiffany Hayes, Atl.
1.9% (3-160) — Jia Perkins, S.A.
2.0% (4-199) — Allie Quigley, Chi.
2.1% (5-243) — Sue Bird, Sea.

Most FG Attempts Blocked, Game
5 — Odyssey Sims, Tul. at Chi., June 22 (Breland 3, Quigley 2)
5 — Danielle McCray, Con. vs. N.Y., May 16
4 — Sylvia Fowles, Chi. vs. Pho., July 11 (Griner 4)
4 — DeWanna Bonner, Pho. at Chi., July 11 (Breland 2)
4 — Sylvia Fowles, Chi. vs. Was., July 9 (Dolson 3)
4 — Karima Christmas, Ind. at Atl., July 1 (Lyttle 2)
4 — Skylar Diggins, Tul. vs. Pho., June 29 (Griner 2)
4 — Glory Johnson, Tul. vs. L.A., June 28 (Parker 2)
4 — Glory Johnson, Tul. at Ind., June 25 (Christmas 2)
4 — Tan White, Min. vs. Was., June 20 (Dolson 3)
4 — Chiney Ogwumike, Con. at Chi., May 30 (Breland 3)
4 — Chiney Ogwumike, Con. at Chi., May 21 (Delle Donne 2, Goodlett 2)
4 — Camille Little, Sea. at Pho., May 17 (Griner 3)
4 — Elena Delle Donne, Chi. vs. Ind., May 16 (Coleman 2, Howard 2)
4 — Natasha Howard, Ind. at Chi., May 16 (Breland 2)
4 — Tamera Young, Chi. vs. Ind., May 16 (Larkins 2)
3 — on 29 occasions