# Stat Definitions

**Possessions:** Possessions can be estimated very well using the following *formula:* FGA-OR+TO+0.475xFTA

**Defensive Points Per Possession (D PPP):** Points allowed per possession. Also known as ‘Defensive Efficiency’. ** Formula:** Points allowed / possessions

**Points Per Possession - Margin (PPP Margin):**The difference between Offensive PPP and Defensive PPP.

**Offensive PPP - Defensive PPP**

*Formula:***Pace Rating (Pace):**Measures the speed in which a team plays, based on number of possessions.

**32 * ((Tm Poss + Opp Poss) / (2 * (Tm MP / 5))). Pace factor is an estimate of the number of possessions per 32 minutes by a team.**

*Formula:***Turnover Percentage (TO%):**Measures the percentage of turnovers per possession.

**Turnovers / possessions.**

*Formula:***Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%):**Adjusts field goal percentage to account for the fact that three-point field goals count for three points while field goals only count for two points.

**(FGM + 0.5*3PM) / FGA**

*Formula:***Offensive Rebounding Percentage (oReb%):**Measures the percentage of offensive rebounds per shot missed field goal.

**Offensive Rebounds / missed field goals**

*Formula:***Assist Rate (AstRt):**Measures the percentage of assists per made field goal.

**Assists / Made Field Goals.**

*Formula:***True Shooting Percentage (TS%):**Measure of shooting efficiency that takes into account field goals, 3-point field goals, and free throws.

**Points scored / ( 2* (FGA + 0.475*FTA))**

*Formula:***Charges Per Game (Chrg):**Number of charges per game.

**Charges / games.**

*Formula:*