Monthly Archives: August 2018

Inside the Box Score: August 28

Atlanta 78, Washington 75
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 80, Atlanta 80
Rebound Percentage: Washington .394, Atlanta .606
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 16, Atlanta 11
Points in the Paint: Washington 26, Atlanta 40
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 9, Atlanta 14
Fast Break Points: Washington 3, Atlanta 8
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 93.8, Atlanta 97.5
Effective FG%: Washington .443, Atlanta .456
Turnover Pct: Washington .138, Atlanta .213
Offensive Reb%: Washington .132, Atlanta .344
Free Throw Rate: Washington .186, Atlanta .235
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Atkins -4 (53-57), Delle Donne +2 (70-68), Sanders -9 (55-64), Cloud -8 (50-58), Toliver -5 (70-75), Ruffin-Pratt +6 (31-25), Hawkins +1 (21-20), Powers +2 (8-6), Currie 0 (17-17)
Atlanta: Hayes +3 (69-66), Breland +5 (66-61), Williams -2 (58-60), Sykes -1 (47-48), Montgomery +7 (58-51), Bentley 0 (48-48), Billings -2 (12-14), Dietrick 0 (12-12), McGee-Stafford +5 (20-15)

Seattle 91, Phoenix 87 (OT)
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 84, Seattle 83
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .493, Seattle .507
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 14, Seattle 17
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 50, Seattle 38
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 8, Seattle 12
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 8, Seattle 17
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 103.6, Seattle 109.6
Effective FG%: Phoenix .513, Seattle .474
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .143, Seattle .120
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .235, Seattle .250
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .133, Seattle .234
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Talbot -8 (30-38), Bonner 0 (87-87), Griner +2 (71-69), Taurasi +2 (80-78), January -6 (71-77), Robinson -13 (20-33), Mitchell -7 (11-18), Turner -5 (26-31), Peters +2 (8-6), Little +13 (31-18)
Seattle: Clark -2 (78-80), Howard 0 (62-62), Stewart 0 (82-82), Loyd +7 (78-71), Bird -7 (69-76), Canada +7 (32-25), Langhorne +4 (29-25), Mosqueda-Lewis +7 (16-9), Paris +4 (9-5)

Inside the Box Score: August 26

Washington 87, Atlanta 84
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 77, Atlanta 77
Rebound Percentage: Washington .491, Atlanta .509
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 7, Atlanta 9
Points in the Paint: Washington 26, Atlanta 42
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 10, Atlanta 18
Fast Break Points: Washington 4, Atlanta 9
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 113.0, Atlanta 109.1
Effective FG%: Washington .465, Atlanta .472
Turnover Pct: Washington .052, Atlanta .104
Offensive Reb%: Washington .225, Atlanta .243
Free Throw Rate: Washington .278, Atlanta .222
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Atkins +7 (60-53), Delle Donne +7 (80-73), Sanders +4 (69-65), Cloud -1 (75-76), Toliver +1 (81-80), Hawkins -5 (25-30), Powers -5 (18-23), Ruffin-Pratt +7 (27-20)
Atlanta: Hayes -9 (64-73), Breland -13 (54-67), Williams +4 (76-72), Sykes -6 (56-62), Montgomery -3 (75-78), Bentley +9 (57-48), Billings +3 (38-35)

Seattle 91, Phoenix 87
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 78, Seattle 77
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .486, Seattle .514
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 15, Seattle 22
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 38, Seattle 32
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 6, Seattle 10
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 14, Seattle 10
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 111.5, Seattle 118.2
Effective FG%: Phoenix .600, Seattle .541
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .205, Seattle .156
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .296, Seattle .324
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .138, Seattle .164
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Talbot +3 (61-58), Bonner -6 (82-88), Griner -4 (74-78), Taurasi -13 (72-85), January -4 (78-82), Mitchell +1 (26-25), Robinson -2 (20-22), Turner +5 (22-17)
Seattle: Clark +9 (88-79), Howard +8 (78-70), Stewart +7 (89-82), Loyd +5 (89-84), Bird +11 (82-71), Canada -6 (11-17), Mosqueda-Lewis -7 (3-10), Langhorne -7 (13-20), Paris 0 (2-2)

Inside the Box Score: August 23

Washington 96, Los Angeles 64
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Los Angeles 80, Washington 78
Rebound Percentage: Los Angeles .542, Washington .458
Points Off Turnovers: Los Angeles 12, Washington 18
Points in the Paint: Los Angeles 28, Washington 42
2nd-Chance Points: Los Angeles 10, Washington 2
Fast Break Points: Los Angeles 4, Washington 14
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Los Angeles 80.0, Washington 123.1
Effective FG%: Los Angeles .386, Washington .638
Turnover Pct: Los Angeles .163, Washington .128
Offensive Reb%: Los Angeles .214, Washington .130
Free Throw Rate: Los Angeles .143, Washington .200
Individual Plus/Minus:
Los Angeles: Beard -24 (30-54), Ogwumike -27 (51-78), Parker -21 (53-74), Williams -34 (40-74), Gray -24 (46-70), Sims -5 (23-28), Lavender -5 (28-33), Carson -10 (34-44), Vadeeva -4 (5-9), Wiese -4 (5-9), Samuelson -2 (5-7)
Washington: Atkins +26 (64-38), Delle Donne +33 (87-54), Sanders +13 (66-53), Cloud +33 (85-52), Toliver +30 (87-57), Hawkins +8 (32-24), Powers +8 (21-13), Ruffin-Pratt -3 (11-14), Currie +4 (9-5), Hines-Allen +4 (9-5), Walker-Kimbrough +4 (9-5)

Phoenix 96, Connecticut 86
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 79, Connecticut 79
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .518, Connecticut .482
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 4, Connecticut 6
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 46, Connecticut 36
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 6, Connecticut 8
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 12, Connecticut 6
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 121.5, Connecticut 108.9
Effective FG%: Phoenix .609, Connecticut .494
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .127, Connecticut .063
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .250, Connecticut .214
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .174, Connecticut .088
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Talbot +14 (84-70), Bonner +10 (96-86), Griner +11 (92-81), Taurasi +12 (94-82), January +5 (82-77), Robinson -3 (8-11), Mitchell -3 (4-7), Turner +4 (20-16)
Connecticut: Stricklen -8 (57-65), A.Thomas -8 (77-85), J.Jones -4 (64-68), Williams -12 (76-88), J.Thomas -13 (75-88), Ogwumike -8 (31-39), Banham -2 (13-15), Tuck +3 (15-12), Clarendon +2 (22-20)

Inside the Box Score: August 21

Phoenix 101, Dallas 83
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Dallas 76, Phoenix 78
Rebound Percentage: Dallas .518, Phoenix .482
Points Off Turnovers: Dallas 4, Phoenix 14
Points in the Paint: Dallas 40, Phoenix 44
2nd-Chance Points: Dallas 8, Phoenix 11
Fast Break Points: Dallas 14, Phoenix 11
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Dallas 109.2, Phoenix 129.5
Effective FG%: Dallas .485, Phoenix .632
Turnover Pct: Dallas .132, Phoenix .103
Offensive Reb%: Dallas .313, Phoenix .276
Free Throw Rate: Dallas .250, Phoenix .139
Individual Plus/Minus:
Dallas: Thornton -21 (54-75), Johnson -2 (52-54), Cambage -17 (70-87), Gray -21 (76-97), Diggins-Smith -20 (77-97), Stevens -10 (28-38), George -1 (13-14), Lucas 0 (39-39), Romero +2 (6-4)
Phoenix: Talbot +15 (81-66), Bonner +20 (97-77), Griner +22 (91-69), Taurasi +21 (84-63), January +20 (81-61), Turner -3 (24-27), Peters -4 (17-21), Robinson -2 (6-8), Mitchell +3 (22-19), Little -2 (2-4)

Los Angeles 75, Minnesota 68
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Minnesota 74, Los Angeles 74
Rebound Percentage: Minnesota .564, Los Angeles .436
Points Off Turnovers: Minnesota 12, Los Angeles 24
Points in the Paint: Minnesota 40, Los Angeles 26
2nd-Chance Points: Minnesota 12, Los Angeles 7
Fast Break Points: Minnesota 8, Los Angeles 7
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Minnesota 91.9, Los Angeles 101.4
Effective FG%: Minnesota .492, Los Angeles .492
Turnover Pct: Minnesota .230, Los Angeles .135
Offensive Reb%: Minnesota .313, Los Angeles .185
Free Throw Rate: Minnesota .095, Los Angeles .226
Individual Plus/Minus:
Minnesota: Zandalasini -17 (36-53), Moore -10 (58-68), Fowles -7 (62-69), Augustus -12 (37-49), Whalen -1 (53-54), Wright 0 (41-41), Fagbenle +14 (53-39), Jones -2 (0-2)
Los Angeles: Beard +18 (64-46), Ogwumike +14 (72-58), Parker +1 (53-52), Williams +1 (40-39), Gray +9 (71-62), Carson -8 (22-30), Lavender -1 (25-26), Sims +1 (28-27)

2018 WNBA Net Plus/Minus MVPs

2018 Net Plus/Minus All-WNBA Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Kristi Toliver, Washington (+22.2)
Diana Taurasi, Phoenix (+19.9)
Jewell Loyd, Seattle (+14.5)
Sue Bird, Seattle (+14.1)
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+13.5)

Second Team:
Natasha Howard, Seattle (+13.2)
Tiffany Hayes, Atlanta (+13.2)
Breanna Stewart, Seattle (+12.7)
Renee Montgomery, Atlanta (+12.0)
Elena Delle Donne, Washington (+11.9)

Third Team:
Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota (+10.9)
Odyssey Sims, Los Angeles (+9.7)
Brittney Griner, Phoenix (+9.3)
Diamond DeShields, Chicago (+8.3)
Elizabeth Williams, Atlanta (+8.2)

Fourth Team:
DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix (+8.1)
Alysha Clark, Seattle (+7.0)
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles (+6.9)
Skylar Diggins-Smith, Dallas (+6.8)
Liz Cambage, Dallas (+6.2)

2018 Net Plus/Minus All-Defensive Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Odyssey Sims, Los Angeles (+8.2)
Kristi Toliver, Washington (+8.1)
Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota (+8.0)
Kayla Thornton, Dallas (+5.6)
Diana Taurasi, Phoenix (+5.5)

Second Team:
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles (+5.3)
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+5.3)
Renee Montgomery, Atlanta (+4.9)
Natalie Achonwa, Indiana (+4.4)
Tiffany Hayes, Atlanta (+3.0)

Third Team:
Jessica Breland, Atlanta (+2.7)
Elena Delle Donne, Washington (+2.5)
Allie Quigley, Chicago (+2.2)
Candace Parker, Los Angeles (+1.8)
Diamond DeShields, Chicago (+1.4)

2018 Net Plus/Minus All-Offensive Teams
(min. 800 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Breanna Stewart, Seattle (+18.1)
Jewell Loyd, Seattle (+17.2)
Sue Bird, Seattle (+15.5)
Diana Taurasi, Phoenix (+14.5)
Kristi Toliver, Washington (+14.1)

Second Team:
Kayla McBride, Las Vegas (+13.9)
Natasha Howard, Seattle (+11.8)
DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix (+11.2)
Alysha Clark, Seattle (+10.7)
Tiffany Hayes, Atlanta (+10.2)

Third Team:
Brittney Griner, Phoenix (+10.0)
Elena Delle Donne, Washington (+9.4)
Elizabeth Williams, Atlanta (+9.4)
A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas (+9.2)
Maya Moore, Minnesota (+8.2)

2018 Net Plus/Minus All-Rookie Team
(min. 500 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Ariel Atkins, Washington (+17.0)
Diamond DeShields, Chicago (+8.3)
Victoria Vivians, Indiana (+4.4)
A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas (+3.6)
Kia Nurse, New York (-0.4)

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You can view/download PDFs of the final 2018 reports here or here.