Monthly Archives: September 2017

Inside the Box Score: September 12

Minnesota 101, Washington 81
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 73, Minnesota 72
Rebound Percentage: Washington .491, Minnesota .508
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 10, Minnesota 18
Points in the Paint: Washington 26, Minnesota 30
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 15, Minnesota 8
Fast Break Points: Washington 2, Minnesota 5
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 111.0, Minnesota 140.3
Effective FG%: Washington .515, Minnesota .681
Turnover Pct: Washington .151, Minnesota .111
Offensive Reb%: Washington .303, Minnesota .320
Free Throw Rate: Washington .215, Minnesota .101
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Delle Donne -19 (58-77), Meesseman -25 (56-81), Thomas -11 (34-45), Ruffin-Pratt -8 (53-61), Toliver -15 (45-60), Cloud -14 (32-46), Hawkins -14 (49-63), Latta +4 (32-28), Hightower -4 (24-28), Taylor +2 (12-10), Walker-Kimbrough +4 (10-6)
Minnesota: Moore +20 (77-57), Brunson +12 (49-37), Fowles +18 (79-61), Augustus +10 (69-59), Whalen -2 (33-35), Montgomery +25 (64-39), Pierson +21 (52-31), Perkins +13 (44-31), Howard -8 (18-26), Zandalasini -4 (10-14), Jones -2 (6-8), Fagbenle -3 (4-7)

Los Angeles 79, Phoenix 66
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 75, Los Angeles 76
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .506, Los Angeles .494
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 11, Los Angeles 13
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 16, Los Angeles 40
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 7, Los Angeles 11
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 12, Los Angeles 4
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 88.0, Los Angeles 103.9
Effective FG%: Phoenix .455, Los Angeles .463
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .227, Los Angeles .145
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .241, Los Angeles .229
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .291, Los Angeles .254
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Taurasi -10 (56-66), Little -12 (54-66), Griner -3 (51-54), Turner -8 (42-50), Mitchell -10 (55-65), Currie -7 (32-39), D.Robinson -4 (13-17), Cannon -9 (24-33), A.Robinson -2 (3-5), George 0 (0-0), Prince 0 (0-0), Talbot 0 (0-0)
Los Angeles: Beard +11 (67-56), Ogwumike +12 (74-62), Parker +6 (58-52), Sims +11 (75-64), Gray +11 (72-61), Lavender +8 (26-18), Carson +6 (23-17)

Inside the Box Score: September 10

Phoenix 88, Connecticut 83
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 78, Connecticut 78
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .426, Connecticut .574
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 16, Connecticut 11
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 22, Connecticut 46
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 11, Connecticut 11
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 4, Connecticut 1
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 112.8, Connecticut 106.4
Effective FG%: Phoenix .532, Connecticut .493
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .128, Connecticut .154
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .176, Connecticut .324
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .333, Connecticut .217
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Taurasi +8 (81-73), Little +2 (67-65), Griner +8 (86-78), Turner +4 (52-48), Mitchell +11 (80-69), Cannon 0 (23-23), Currie +2 (41-39), D.Robinson -10 (10-20)
Connecticut: Stricklen -6 (52-58), A.Thomas -9 (65-74), J.Jones -6 (81-87), Williams +3 (72-69), J.Thomas -6 (78-84), Bentley -7 (42-49), Tuck +4 (10-6), Banham +1 (5-4), Pedersen +1 (10-9)

Washington 82, New York 68
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 76, New York 75
Rebound Percentage: Washington .601, New York .398
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 12, New York 2
Points in the Paint: Washington 32, New York 32
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 17, New York 3
Fast Break Points: Washington 7, New York 12
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 107.9, New York 90.7
Effective FG%: Washington .463, New York .517
Turnover Pct: Washington .092, New York .213
Offensive Reb%: Washington .318, New York .115
Free Throw Rate: Washington .086, New York .100
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Delle Donne +19 (77-58), Meesseman +11 (73-62), Thomas +18 (65-47), Ruffin-Pratt +12 (58-46), Toliver +18 (68-50), Cloud +4 (33-29), Hawkins -1 (13-14), Latta -4 (14-18), Hightower -3 (9-12), Walker-Kimbrough -2 (0-2), Taylor -2 (0-2)
New York: Zellous -11 (40-51), Charles -21 (54-75), Vaughn -1 (26-27), Prince -14 (56-70), Hartley -16 (45-61), Stokes -20 (23-43), Rodgers -8 (30-38), L.Allen +7 (16-9), Raincock-Ekunwe +9 (28-19), R.Allen 0 (17-17), Zahui B. +5 (5-0)

Inside the Box Score: September 6

Washington 86, Dallas 76
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Dallas 80, Washington 81
Rebound Percentage: Dallas .440, Washington .559
Points Off Turnovers: Dallas 13, Washington 12
Points in the Paint: Dallas 36, Washington 28
2nd-Chance Points: Dallas 15, Washington 25
Fast Break Points: Dallas 23, Washington 2
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Dallas 95.0, Washington 106.2
Effective FG%: Dallas .350, Washington .436
Turnover Pct: Dallas .088, Washington .123
Offensive Reb%: Dallas .289, Washington .408
Free Throw Rate: Dallas .250, Washington .231
Individual Plus/Minus:
Dallas: Christmas-Kelly -3 (67-70), Johnson -11 (70-81), Plaisance 0 (42-42), Gray -24 (18-42), Diggins-Smith -7 (67-74), Paris -10 (34-44), Powers +14 (58-44), Thornton -7 (9-16), Chong -3 (9-12), Davis +1 (6-5)
Washington: Delle Donne +9 (81-72), Meesseman +11 (81-70), Thomas +3 (59-56), Ruffin-Pratt +14 (47-33), Toliver +8 (77-69), Cloud -6 (19-25), Latta +1 (10-9), Hawkins +5 (26-21), Hightower +5 (30-25)

Phoenix 79, Seattle 69
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Seattle 76, Phoenix 76
Rebound Percentage: Seattle .486, Phoenix .514
Points Off Turnovers: Seattle 12, Phoenix 17
Points in the Paint: Seattle 20, Phoenix 20
2nd-Chance Points: Seattle 8, Phoenix 13
Fast Break Points: Seattle 9, Phoenix 16
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Seattle 90.8, Phoenix 103.9
Effective FG%: Seattle .397, Phoenix .447
Turnover Pct: Seattle .171, Phoenix .145
Offensive Reb%: Seattle .205, Phoenix .233
Free Throw Rate: Seattle .302, Phoenix .491
Individual Plus/Minus:
Seattle: Clark -8 (45-53), Stewart -14 (61-75), Langhorne 0 (39-39), Loyd -3 (58-61), Bird -12 (53-65), Swords -4 (25-29), Mosqueda-Lewis +3 (20-17), Whitcomb -8 (15-23), Tokashiki 0 (13-13), Quinn -4 (16-20)
Phoenix: Taurasi +11 (54-43), Little +13 (72-59), Griner +10 (79-69), Turner +12 (65-53), Mitchell +15 (69-54), Currie -3 (20-23), D.Robinson -4 (20-24), Talbot -1 (9-10), Cannon -3 (7-10)

2017 WNBA Net Plus/Minus MVPs

2017 Net Plus/Minus All-WNBA Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Alyssa Thomas, Connecticut (+15.8)
Skylar Diggins-Smith, Dallas (+13.2)
Brittney Griner, Phoenix (+13.0)
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+12.5)
Stefanie Dolson, Chicago (+12.2)

Second Team:
Breanna Stewart, Seattle (+10.5)
Alana Beard, Los Angeles (+10.1)
Layshia Clarendon, Atlanta (+9.6)
Jonquel Jones, Connecticut (+9.5)
Candice Dupree, Indiana (+9.4)

Third Team:
Chelsea Gray, Los Angeles (+8.9)
Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago (+8.8)
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles (+8.7)
Seimone Augustus, Minnesota (+8.7)
Karima Christmas-Kelly, Dallas (+8.6)

Fourth Team:
Jewell Loyd, Seattle (+8.4)
Jasmine Thomas, Connecticut (+8.4)
Allie Quigley, Chicago (+8.3)
Tina Charles, New York (+7.7)
Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota (+7.1)

2017 Net Plus/Minus All-Defensive Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Brittney Griner, Phoenix (+8.3)
Layshia Clarendon, Atlanta (+5.1)
Sancho Lyttle, Atlanta (+5.1)
Tiffany Hayes, Atlanta (+4.3)
Alyssa Thomas, Connecticut (+4.0)

Second Team:
Kayla McBride, San Antonio (+3.5)
Tina Charles, New York (+2.9)
Jasmine Thomas, Connecticut (+2.8)
Krystal Thomas, Washington (+2.7)
Stefanie Dolson, Chicago (+2.5)

Third Team:
Camille Little, Phoenix (+2.5)
Crystal Langhorne, Seattle (+1.9)
Chelsea Gray, Los Angeles (+1.7)
Alana Beard, Los Angeles (+1.6)
Shekinna Stricklen, Connecticut (+1.3)

2017 Net Plus/Minus All-Offensive Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Skylar Diggins-Smith, Dallas (+16.3)
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+14.7)
Allie Quigley, Chicago (+14.2)
Candice Dupree, Indiana (+13.5)
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles (13.3)

Second Team:
Alyssa Thomas, Connecticut (+11.8)
Breanna Stewart, Seattle (+11.1)
Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago (+10.6)
Stefanie Dolson, Chicago (+9.6)
Jewell Loyd, Seattle (+9.4)

Third Team:
Alana Beard, Los Angeles (+8.6)
Jonquel Jones, Connecticut (+8.5)
Seimone Augustus, Minnesota (+7.7)
Karima Christmas-Kelly, Dallas (+7.3)
Rebekkah Brunson, Minnesota (+7.3)

2017 Net Plus/Minus All-Rookie Team
(min. 500 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Kelsey Plum, San Antonio (+1.9)
Stephanie Talbot, Phoenix (-0.8)
Kaela Davis, Dallas (-2.2)
Brittney Sykes, Atlanta (-3.6)
Allisha Gray, Dallas (-6.5)

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You can view/download PDFs of the final 2017 reports here or here.

Inside the Box Score: September 3

New York 82, Dallas 81
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: New York 78, Dallas 79
Rebound Percentage: New York .569, Dallas .430
Points Off Turnovers: New York 11, Dallas 17
Points in the Paint: New York 44, Dallas 38
2nd-Chance Points: New York 14, Dallas 19
Fast Break Points: New York 8, Dallas 10
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: New York 105.1, Dallas 102.5
Effective FG%: New York .429, Dallas .446
Turnover Pct: New York .167, Dallas .177
Offensive Reb%: New York .436, Dallas .297
Free Throw Rate: New York .208, Dallas .354
Individual Plus/Minus:
New York: Zellous +20 (56-36), Charles +7 (64-57), Vaughn +12 (35-23), Prince +8 (74-66), Hartley +13 (70-57), R.Allen -13 (12-25), L.Allen -14 (10-24), Rodgers -11 (24-35), Stokes -7 (39-46), Zahui B. -4 (8-12), Raincock-Ekunwe -6 (18-24)
Dallas: Christmas-Kelly -6 (55-61), Johnson -10 (50-60), Plaisance -8 (38-46), Gray -12 (29-41), Diggins-Smith -3 (71-74), Paris +16 (40-24), Thornton 0 (27-27), Powers +11 (52-41), Chong +2 (10-8), Davis +5 (26-21), Lewis 0 (7-7)

Los Angeles 81, Connecticut 70
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Connecticut 82, Los Angeles 81
Rebound Percentage: Connecticut .513, Los Angeles .486
Points Off Turnovers: Connecticut 16, Los Angeles 28
Points in the Paint: Connecticut 20, Los Angeles 56
2nd-Chance Points: Connecticut 8, Los Angeles 4
Fast Break Points: Connecticut 3, Los Angeles 14
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Connecticut 85.4, Los Angeles 100.0
Effective FG%: Connecticut .437, Los Angeles .521
Turnover Pct: Connecticut .220, Los Angeles .173
Offensive Reb%: Connecticut .194, Los Angeles .167
Free Throw Rate: Connecticut .238, Los Angeles .083
Individual Plus/Minus:
Connecticut: Stricklen -16 (36-52), A.Thomas -18 (39-57), J.Jones -18 (57-75), Williams -15 (60-75), J.Thomas -10 (40-50), Bentley +1 (52-51), Tuck +6 (39-33), B.Jones -1 (5-6), Banham +8 (14-6), Pedersen +8 (8-0)
Los Angeles: Beard +23 (62-39), Ogwumike +22 (69-47), Parker +23 (70-47), Sims +20 (75-55), Gray +20 (73-53), Lavender -13 (30-43), Carson -15 (16-31), Wiese -9 (10-19), Gruda -8 (0-8), Jackson-Jones -8 (0-8)

Phoenix 84, Atlanta 70
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Atlanta 75, Phoenix 77
Rebound Percentage: Atlanta .514, Phoenix .485
Points Off Turnovers: Atlanta 12, Phoenix 16
Points in the Paint: Atlanta 20, Phoenix 28
2nd-Chance Points: Atlanta 5, Phoenix 10
Fast Break Points: Atlanta 1, Phoenix 4
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Atlanta 93.3, Phoenix 109.1
Effective FG%: Atlanta .423, Phoenix .533
Turnover Pct: Atlanta .147, Phoenix .156
Offensive Reb%: Atlanta .189, Phoenix .160
Free Throw Rate: Atlanta .231, Phoenix .333
Individual Plus/Minus:
Atlanta: Sykes -7 (65-72), Lyttle -8 (56-64), Williams -15 (52-67), Hayes -4 (55-59), Clarendon -15 (34-49), Ajavon -1 (19-20), Holmes -10 (13-23), Morello -6 (14-20), Young -5 (24-29), Dantas +1 (18-17)
Phoenix: Taurasi +12 (58-46), Little +12 (54-42), Griner +16 (80-64), Turner +1 (28-27), Mitchell +11 (60-49), Cannon +1 (32-31), Currie -2 (25-27), D.Robinson +4 (35-31), Talbot +17 (44-27), George -1 (2-3), Prince -1 (2-3)

Seattle 85, Chicago 80
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Seattle 85, Chicago 85
Rebound Percentage: Seattle .540, Chicago .459
Points Off Turnovers: Seattle 17, Chicago 11
Points in the Paint: Seattle 34, Chicago 30
2nd-Chance Points: Seattle 6, Chicago 0
Fast Break Points: Seattle 11, Chicago 15
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Seattle 100.0, Chicago 94.1
Effective FG%: Seattle .430, Chicago .493
Turnover Pct: Seattle .141, Chicago .188
Offensive Reb%: Seattle .220, Chicago .139
Free Throw Rate: Seattle .338, Chicago .157
Individual Plus/Minus:
Seattle: Mosqueda-Lewis +2 (58-56), Stewart +21 (72-51), Langhorne +13 (65-52), Loyd +16 (80-64), Quinn +11 (61-50), Peterson -12 (27-39), Tokashiki -11 (13-24), Whitcomb -5 (29-34), Swords -10 (20-30)
Chicago: Copper -1 (56-57), Breland -4 (37-41), Dolson -12 (44-56), Quigley -10 (63-73), Vandersloot -6 (68-74), Pondexter 0 (55-55), Bulgak +9 (30-21), Hooper +1 (34-33), Harris 0 (8-8), Graves -2 (5-7)

Minnesota 86, Washington 72
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 79, Minnesota 80
Rebound Percentage: Washington .465, Minnesota .535
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 11, Minnesota 22
Points in the Paint: Washington 16, Minnesota 48
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 2, Minnesota 15
Fast Break Points: Washington 8, Minnesota 8
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 91.1, Minnesota 107.5
Effective FG%: Washington .452, Minnesota .507
Turnover Pct: Washington .203, Minnesota .125
Offensive Reb%: Washington .212, Minnesota .282
Free Throw Rate: Washington .238, Minnesota .118
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Delle Donne -15 (32-47), Meesseman +5 (42-37), Thomas -21 (41-62), Ruffin-Pratt -6 (44-50), Toliver -5 (59-64), Hawkins -7 (39-46), Latta -5 (38-43), Walker-Kimbrough -15 (27-42), Taylor -1 (38-39)
Minnesota: Moore +19 (82-63), Brunson +4 (50-46), Fowles +11 (67-56), Augustus +9 (56-47), Montgomery +17 (84-67), Perkins +6 (34-28), Howard +12 (23-11), Pierson +1 (32-31), Zandalasini -6 (0-6), Jones -3 (2-5), Fagbenle 0 (0-0)