Monthly Archives: September 2020

Inside the Box Score: September 17

Connecticut 73, Los Angeles 59
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Connecticut 76, Los Angeles 75
Rebound Percentage: Connecticut .479, Los Angeles .521
Points Off Turnovers: Connecticut 14, Los Angeles 13
Points in the Paint: Connecticut 28, Los Angeles 24
2nd-Chance Points: Connecticut 2, Los Angeles 6
Fast Break Points: Connecticut 7, Los Angeles 2
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Connecticut 96.1, Los Angeles 78.7
Effective FG%: Connecticut .444, Los Angeles .350
Turnover Pct: Connecticut .145, Los Angeles .200
Offensive Reb%: Connecticut .152, Los Angeles .194
Free Throw Rate: Connecticut .141, Los Angeles .283
Individual Plus/Minus:
Connecticut: Bonner +18 (67-49), A.Thomas +15 (66-51), Jones +20 (61-41), January +15 (58-43), J.Thomas +27 (63-36), Charles -10 (20-30), Mompremier -4 (5-9), Hiedeman -8 (5-13), Carson +1 (20-19), Plaisance -4 (0-4)
Los Angeles: Sykes -2 (35-37), Parker -14 (59-73), Anigwe -17 (22-39), Wiese -9 (22-31), C.Gray -18 (48-66), Williams -10 (13-23), Ruffin-Pratt -6 (20-26), Augustus +3 (37-34), Cooper -1 (35-36), R.Gray +4 (4-0)

Minnesota 80, Phoenix 79
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Phoenix 81, Minnesota 81
Rebound Percentage: Phoenix .513, Minnesota .487
Points Off Turnovers: Phoenix 17, Minnesota 12
Points in the Paint: Phoenix 24, Minnesota 40
2nd-Chance Points: Phoenix 8, Minnesota 6
Fast Break Points: Phoenix 13, Minnesota 10
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Phoenix 97.5, Minnesota 98.8
Effective FG%: Phoenix .530, Minnesota .522
Turnover Pct: Phoenix .185, Minnesota .160
Offensive Reb%: Phoenix .172, Minnesota .147
Free Throw Rate: Phoenix .119, Minnesota .132
Individual Plus/Minus:
Phoenix: Taurasi +14 (76-62), Turner -4 (73-77), Vaughn +3 (71-68), Peddy 0 (29-29), Diggins-Smith -5 (68-73), Cunningham -15 (14-29), Walker-Kimbrough +3 (50-47), Smith -1 (14-15)
Minnesota: Collier +4 (75-71), Dantas +10 (77-67), Fowles -16 (29-45), Sims -17 (54-71), Dangerfield +2 (69-67), Carleton +15 (57-42), Banham +7 (39-32)

Inside the Box Score: September 15

Phoenix 85, Washington 84
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 78, Phoenix 79
Rebound Percentage: Washington .516, Phoenix .484
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 17, Phoenix 13
Points in the Paint: Washington 32, Phoenix 24
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 9, Phoenix 6
Fast Break Points: Washington 2, Phoenix 7
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 107.7, Phoenix 107.6
Effective FG%: Washington .493, Phoenix .540
Turnover Pct: Washington .154, Phoenix .152
Offensive Reb%: Washington .250, Phoenix .219
Free Throw Rate: Washington .149, Phoenix .290
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Leslie +1 (69-68), Meesseman +14 (78-64), Hines-Allen -11 (54-65), Atkins +7 (76-69), Mitchell 0 (75-75), Hawkins +1 (30-29), Gemelos -10 (23-33), Sutton -1 (9-10), Coates -6 (6-12)
Phoenix: Walker-Kimbrough -9 (24-33), Turner +1 (85-84), Vaughn +10 (68-58), Taurasi +2 (76-74), Diggins-Smith -1 (78-79), Smith -5 (17-22), Cunningham 0 (13-13), Peddy +7 (64-57)

Connecticut 94, Chicago 81
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Connecticut 77, Chicago 77
Rebound Percentage: Connecticut .668, Chicago .332
Points Off Turnovers: Connecticut 15, Chicago 13
Points in the Paint: Connecticut 44, Chicago 30
2nd-Chance Points: Connecticut 23, Chicago 7
Fast Break Points: Connecticut 9, Chicago 4
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Connecticut 122.1, Chicago 105.2
Effective FG%: Connecticut .479, Chicago .567
Turnover Pct: Connecticut .169, Chicago .182
Offensive Reb%: Connecticut .515, Chicago .179
Free Throw Rate: Connecticut .386, Chicago .217
Individual Plus/Minus:
Connecticut: Bonner +8 (86-78), A.Thomas +13 (94-81), Jones -1 (68-69), January +12 (84-72), J.Thomas +6 (56-50), Mompremier +14 (26-12), Charles +10 (47-37), Hiedeman +3 (9-6)
Chicago: Copper -6 (75-81), Hebard -10 (29-39), Parker -5 (54-59), Quigley -14 (56-70), Vandersloot -9 (75-84), Williams -7 (70-77), Dolson -10 (27-37), Prince -2 (19-21), Mavunga -2 (0-2), Colson 0 (0-0)

2020 WNBA Net Plus/Minus MVPs

2020 Net Plus/Minus All-WNBA Teams
(min. 500 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago (+25.1)
Alysha Clark, Seattle (+17.6)
Myisha Hines-Allen, Washington (+17.1)
DeWanna Bonner, Connecticut (+16.7)
Ariel Atkins, Washington (+15.6)

Second Team:
Arike Ogunbowale, Dallas (+13.3)
Napheesa Collier, Minnesota (+12.9)
Alyssa Thomas, Connecticut (+12.9)
Brionna Jones, Connecticut (+11.3)
Allisha Gray, Dallas (+11.1)

Third Team:
Betnijah Laney, Atlanta (+9.8)
Amanda Zahui B., New York (+8.5)
A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas (+7.8)
Candace Parker, Los Angeles (+6.6)
Kahleah Copper, Chicago (+6.3)

Fourth Team:
Breanna Stewart, Seattle (+5.7)
Kiah Stokes, New York (+5.3)
Chelsea Gray, Los Angeles (+5.3)
Brittney Sykes, Los Angeles (+5.1)
Tiffany Mitchell, Indiana (+5.0)

2020 Net Plus/Minus All-Defensive Teams
(min. 500 Minutes Played)

First Team:
DeWanna Bonner, Connecticut (+9.6)
Amanda Zahui B., New York (+9.4)
Jackie Young, Las Vegas (+8.1)
Tiffany Mitchell, Indiana (+7.9)
Candace Parker, Los Angeles (+7.5)

Second Team:
Kiah Stokes, New York (+7.2)
Betnijah Laney, Atlanta (+5.6)
Brionna Jones, Connecticut (+5.5)
Kia Nurse, New York (+4.5)
Alyssa Thomas, Connecticut (+4.4)

Third Team:
Monique Billings, Atlanta (+3.6)
Kayla Thornton, Dallas (+3.5)
Alysha Clark, Seattle (+3.3)
Dearica Hamby, Las Vegas (+3.1)
Chelsea Gray, Los Angeles (+3.0)

2020 Net Plus/Minus All-Offensive Teams
(min. 500 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago (+24.9)
Napheesa Collier, Minnesota (+17.0)
Myisha Hines-Allen, Washington (+15.7)
Alysha Clark, Seattle (+14.3)
Ariel Atkins, Washington (+14.3)

Second Team:
Allisha Gray, Dallas (+12.6)
Arike Ogunbowale, Dallas (+11.9)
Breanna Stewart, Seattle (+10.2)
Kahleah Copper, Chicago (+8.9)
A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas (+8.7)

Third Team:
Alyssa Thomas, Connecticut (+8.5)
Bridget Carleton, Minnesota (+7.8)
Leilani Mitchell, Washington (+7.7)
Kelsey Mitchell, Indiana (+7.5)
DeWanna Bonner, Connecticut (+7.0)

2020 Net Plus/Minus All-Rookie Team
(min. 250 Minutes Played)

First Team:
Leaonna Odom, New York (+8.7)
Ruthy Hebard, Chicago (+1.7)
Crystal Dangerfield, Minnesota (+0.4)
Jazmine Jones, New York (+0.3)
Bella Alarie, Dallas (+0.0)

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You can view/download PDFs of the final 2020 reports here or here.

Inside the Box Score: September 13

Washington 85, Atlanta 78
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 74, Atlanta 74
Rebound Percentage: Washington .391, Atlanta .609
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 9, Atlanta 2
Points in the Paint: Washington 32, Atlanta 44
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 4, Atlanta 12
Fast Break Points: Washington 6, Atlanta 11
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 114.9, Atlanta 105.4
Effective FG%: Washington .500, Atlanta .486
Turnover Pct: Washington .027, Atlanta .149
Offensive Reb%: Washington .125, Atlanta .343
Free Throw Rate: Washington .269, Atlanta .127
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Leslie +18 (85-67), Meesseman +15 (77-62), Hines-Allen +6 (69-63), Atkins +9 (73-64), Mitchell +9 (79-70), Hawkins +1 (22-21), Coates -8 (2-10), Gemelos -13 (12-25), Sutton -2 (6-8)
Atlanta: Laney -4 (76-80), Stricklen +4 (70-66), E.Williams -15 (51-66), C.Williams -11 (60-71), Carter -15 (63-78), Billings -3 (35-38), Dietrick +9 (35-26)

Dallas 82, New York 79
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Dallas 81, New York 82
Rebound Percentage: Dallas .520, New York .480
Points Off Turnovers: Dallas 19, New York 12
Points in the Paint: Dallas 26, New York 48
2nd-Chance Points: Dallas 17, New York 8
Fast Break Points: Dallas 2, New York 15
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Dallas 101.2, New York 96.3
Effective FG%: Dallas .450, New York .500
Turnover Pct: Dallas .148, New York .195
Offensive Reb%: Dallas .222, New York .182
Free Throw Rate: Dallas .271, New York .179
Individual Plus/Minus:
Dallas: Mabrey -3 (72-75), Samuelson -9 (53-62), Alarie +6 (65-59), Ogunbowale -4 (70-74), Harris +12 (68-56), Thornton +14 (54-40), Gustafson -1 (28-29)
New York: Odom +5 (62-57), Stokes +16 (64-48), Zahui B. +13 (74-61), Nurse 0 (64-64), Jones +6 (65-59), Willoughby -11 (24-35), Shook -19 (15-34), Kea -12 (17-29), Walker -5 (5-10), Holmes -8 (5-13)

Las Vegas 86, Seattle 84
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Las Vegas 81, Seattle 80
Rebound Percentage: Las Vegas .499, Seattle .501
Points Off Turnovers: Las Vegas 12, Seattle 12
Points in the Paint: Las Vegas 38, Seattle 32
2nd-Chance Points: Las Vegas 5, Seattle 13
Fast Break Points: Las Vegas 4, Seattle 4
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Las Vegas 106.2, Seattle 105.0
Effective FG%: Las Vegas .493, Seattle .473
Turnover Pct: Las Vegas .111, Seattle .150
Offensive Reb%: Las Vegas .235, Seattle .237
Free Throw Rate: Las Vegas .261, Seattle .205
Individual Plus/Minus:
Las Vegas: McCoughtry -7 (10-17), Wilson +1 (62-61), Swords -9 (31-40), McBride -2 (63-65), Allen -9 (24-33), Hamby +12 (79-67), Young +12 (59-47), Robinson +13 (66-53), Rodgers -1 (36-37), Cannon 0 (0-0)
Seattle: Clark +1 (67-66), Howard -7 (51-58), Russell +2 (66-64), Loyd +2 (74-72), Canada -2 (55-57), Magbegor +2 (39-37), Whitcomb -4 (32-36), Langhorne -3 (10-13), Prince -1 (26-27)

Inside the Box Score: September 12

Washington 75, New York 58
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Washington 80, New York 81
Rebound Percentage: Washington .537, New York .463
Points Off Turnovers: Washington 23, New York 8
Points in the Paint: Washington 28, New York 20
2nd-Chance Points: Washington 4, New York 4
Fast Break Points: Washington 6, New York 7
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Washington 93.8, New York 71.6
Effective FG%: Washington .438, New York .464
Turnover Pct: Washington .125, New York .321
Offensive Reb%: Washington .231, New York .156
Free Throw Rate: Washington .151, New York .127
Individual Plus/Minus:
Washington: Leslie +13 (55-42), Meesseman +10 (55-45), Hines-Allen +23 (66-43), Atkins +20 (68-48), Mitchell +12 (57-45), Coates +1 (29-28), Gemelos +1 (27-26), Sutton +5 (18-13)
New York: Nurse -9 (53-62), Stokes -6 (43-49), Zahui B. -6 (41-47), Jones -7 (51-58), Kea -14 (34-48), Willoughby -14 (20-34), Shook -14 (24-38), Odom -8 (4-12), Walker -7 (18-25), Holmes 0 (2-2)

Minnesota 98, Indiana 86
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Minnesota 74, Indiana 74
Rebound Percentage: Minnesota .481, Indiana .519
Points Off Turnovers: Minnesota 10, Indiana 11
Points in the Paint: Minnesota 40, Indiana 26
2nd-Chance Points: Minnesota 12, Indiana 15
Fast Break Points: Minnesota 2, Indiana 2
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Minnesota 132.4, Indiana 116.2
Effective FG%: Minnesota .645, Indiana .522
Turnover Pct: Minnesota .122, Indiana .176
Offensive Reb%: Minnesota .345, Indiana .382
Free Throw Rate: Minnesota .130, Indiana .221
Individual Plus/Minus:
Minnesota: Carleton +9 (84-75), Collier +14 (93-79), Dantas +19 (85-66), Banham +10 (91-81), Sims +17 (62-45), Herbert Harrigan 0 (16-16), Johnson 0 (41-41), McCall -9 (12-21), Alexander 0 (6-6)
Indiana: Burke -15 (36-51), Dupree -10 (68-78), Achonwa -15 (44-59), K.Mitchell -10 (60-70), Allemand -12 (53-65), Doyle 0 (33-33), Smalls 0 (48-48), McCowan +3 (47-44), T.Mitchell -1 (41-42)

Las Vegas 84, Los Angeles 70
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: Las Vegas 82, Los Angeles 81
Rebound Percentage: Las Vegas .512, Los Angeles .488
Points Off Turnovers: Las Vegas 16, Los Angeles 11
Points in the Paint: Las Vegas 38, Los Angeles 30
2nd-Chance Points: Las Vegas 6, Los Angeles 4
Fast Break Points: Las Vegas 6, Los Angeles 4
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: Las Vegas 102.4, Los Angeles 86.4
Effective FG%: Las Vegas .566, Los Angeles .410
Turnover Pct: Las Vegas .195, Los Angeles .148
Offensive Reb%: Las Vegas .179, Los Angeles .154
Free Throw Rate: Las Vegas .246, Los Angeles .153
Individual Plus/Minus:
Las Vegas: McCoughtry +18 (62-44), Wilson +15 (63-48), Swords +7 (55-48), McBride +20 (72-52), Allen +6 (34-28), Young +3 (41-38), Robinson +4 (42-38), Hamby +6 (50-44), Rodgers -9 (1-10), Burdick 0 (0-0)
Los Angeles: Sykes -13 (40-53), Parker -9 (68-77), Ogwumike -13 (70-83), Cooper -8 (42-50), C.Gray -16 (60-76), Augustus 0 (30-30), Williams -5 (38-43), Anigwe -6 (2-8), G├╝lich 0 (0-0)