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BBR: Advanced Box Scores

Posted by Neil on December 12, 2011

Los Angeles Clippers at Dallas Mavericks Box Score, April 6, 1996

Check out the "Advanced Box Score" tooltip on BBR boxscores to see the advanced metrics from the game.

(Special bonus for anyone who can tell me the significance of the game I linked above...)

6 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Basketball-Reference.com, Features

PFR: Player Registers for Coaches

Posted by admin on December 12, 2011

Bill Walsh Record, Statistics, and Category Ranks - Pro-Football-Reference.com.

A small addition has been made to the coaching pages allowing you to view all of the players who played for a coach.  Note: that this will not take into account things like coaches fired midseason as it only shows full season results for the players.

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Improved Navigation: Top Index Expands

Posted by admin on December 10, 2011

We've added some additional features to the top navigational bar (the one just below the logo). Holding your mouse over an option now calls up a box with a list of the most popular options within that section of the site. It cuts down the clicks you need to get from point A to point B and it also may point out some new features you weren't aware of before.

2 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Pro-Football-Reference.com

CBB: Advanced Stats Added to Player, Team, Season, Boxscore, & Leaderboard Pages

Posted by Neil on December 8, 2011

We recently bolstered the advanced statistical content on the site -- here's a quick tour of what we added...

Comments Off | Posted in Announcement, CBB at Sports Reference

List of NBA Players Stuck Overseas for 2011-12 Season

Posted by Neil on November 29, 2011

When the NBA lockout was resolved last weekend, it was time for players who went overseas to return stateside and prepare for the 2012 season. Well, except for these guys, who failed to secure opt-out clauses when signing with foreign clubs:

2010-11 NBA Stats
Player Country Last NBA Team G MPG PPG RPG APG FG% FT% 3P% PER WS
Hilton Armstrong France Hawks 53 9.2 1.7 2.5 0.3 48.7 48.5 50.0 8.8 0.5
Aaron Brooks China Suns 59 21.8 10.7 1.3 3.9 37.5 88.6 29.7 13.1 1.1
Rasual Butler Spain Bulls 47 16.4 4.7 1.6 0.6 33.3 66.7 33.8 6.2 -0.1
Wilson Chandler China Nuggets 72 33.3 15.3 5.7 1.7 45.0 80.7 35.0 14.6 3.9
Joey Dorsey Spain Raptors 43 12.1 3.1 4.4 0.6 52.5 47.7 0.0 14.2 0.8
Chris Douglas-Roberts Italy Bucks 44 20.1 7.3 2.0 1.1 42.9 83.1 32.6 11.5 1.6
Dan Gadzuric China Nets 42 11.0 2.8 3.2 0.3 41.9 37.0 0.0 9.9 0.1
Mike Harris China Rockets 4 4.0 2.0 1.3 0.3 50.0 50.0 0.0 17.9 0.0
Eugene Jeter Spain Kings 62 13.8 4.1 1.1 2.6 40.9 90.2 20.0 11.1 0.7
Trey Johnson Italy Lakers 8 11.8 4.3 0.9 1.4 36.4 90.0 33.3 8.3 0.0
Nenad Krstic Russia Celtics 71 22.1 8.1 4.7 0.4 51.1 77.4 0.0 13.1 4.0
Acie Law Serbia Warriors 51 14.2 4.2 1.2 1.6 43.5 73.4 16.7 9.9 0.4
Kenyon Martin China Nuggets 48 25.7 8.6 6.2 2.3 51.1 58.3 22.2 14.2 2.7
Patrick Mills China Trail Blazers 64 12.2 5.5 0.8 1.7 41.2 76.6 35.3 13.0 0.7
Josh Powell China Hawks 54 12.1 4.1 2.5 0.4 45.2 80.0 0.0 8.0 -0.2
Chris Quinn Russia Spurs 41 7.1 2.0 0.6 1.0 36.3 50.0 29.7 7.6 0.1
Mustafa Shakur France Wizards 22 7.2 2.3 1.0 1.1 35.6 53.3 10.0 6.8 -0.4
J.R. Smith China Nuggets 79 24.9 12.3 4.1 2.2 43.5 73.8 39.0 16.4 5.0
Darius Songaila Turkey 76ers 10 7.1 1.6 1.0 0.2 46.7 50.0 0.0 1.2 0.0
DaJuan Summers Italy Pistons 22 9.0 3.4 0.5 0.1 40.6 45.0 42.9 4.4 -0.3
Garrett Temple Italy Bobcats 24 9.6 2.4 1.0 1.3 29.4 41.2 27.0 4.7 -0.4
Sasha Vujacic Turkey Nets 67 24.6 9.8 2.8 2.0 40.2 84.4 37.0 12.3 2.1
Sonny Weems Lithuania Raptors 59 23.9 9.2 2.6 1.8 44.4 76.6 27.9 10.2 -0.3

10 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Basketball-Reference.com

New Leaderboard: Year-by-Year Top Tens

Posted by admin on November 28, 2011

Year-by-Year Top-Tens Leaders & Records for Wins Above Replacement - Baseball-Reference.com

We've added a new type of leaderboard to the site. The board is a ten-column grid with the years down the site and top ten across the row. It can give you a quick view of who has dominated a particular category over time.

A couple of features:

1. Mousing over the name shows the player's full name and team played for.
2. Selecting a name from the dropdown just above the player list highlights the players and moves you to the last season the player appears on a top ten.
3. This dropdown will stick to the top of the page as you scroll down, so it is always in easy reach.
4. The dropdown lists the total number of appearances in the top ten.
5. The bottom of the page lists the most common players to appear in each slot. For instance, Ruth led the majors in WAR 9 times and was second 5 more times.

Enjoy.

14 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Baseball-Reference.com

Happy Turkey Day!

Posted by admin on November 23, 2011

Happy Turkey Day!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Sports Reference Crew!

4 Comments | Posted in Baseball-Reference.com, Basketball-Reference.com, expire7d, Olympics at S-R, Pro-Football-Reference.com

B-R: League and Team Page Navigation Bars

Posted by admin on November 23, 2011

1955 American League Season Summary - Baseball-Reference.com

We rolled out a change to the yearly league and team pages that adds a navigation bar to the top of the page as you scroll down.


Here is a screenshot of it in action.

This puts the abundance of options available for teams and leagues always within reach.

1 Comment | Posted in Announcement, Baseball-Reference.com

Basketball Reference Mobile

Posted by admin on November 21, 2011

Basketball Reference Mobile

We are pleased to announce the launch of Basketball Reference Mobile. There aren't any games going on, but that doesn't mean you won't argue about Kemp or Stoudamire at a bar, or want to find LeBron's best game as a Cav. All that and much, much more is available via our new mobile site. For a full rundown of features, please check out our tutorial.

2 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Basketball-Reference.com

Olympics Update

Posted by admin on November 19, 2011

We've updated the template for our Olympics site and it includes a few improvements. One change is that you can now like and +1 all of the athlete and event pages on the site. This and more will be launching early next week.

1 Comment | Posted in Announcement, Olympics at S-R

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