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Why the Bucks should be disappointed by Game 1, The myth behind Luka’s supporting cast, And the Brooklyn big 3 cooking!

Hello everybody and welcome to AC Playoff Takeaways, a series where I'll be writing daily articles with a focus on coaching/player strategy, and will be making predictions about player stats, game outcomes, and coaching adjustments along the way! The easiest way to stay updated when we release an article is by following our Twitter. Thanks and hope you enjoy the journey :) 

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A HOT TAKE From Each Playoff Series

Hello everybody and welcome to the first ever edition of AC Playoff Takeaways, a series where I'll be writing daily articles with a focus on coaching/player strategy, and will be making predictions about player stats, game outcomes, and coaching adjustments along the way! The easiest way to stay updated when we release an article is by following our Twitter. Thanks and hope you enjoy the journey :) 

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Who Is the Most Aggressive Player in the NBA?

Who Is the Most Aggressive Player in the NBA? For this week’s article, I’ll be exploring a correlation between touches per game and drives per game using player tracking stats on NBA.com (*must average more than 20 ppg and 6 drives per game to be included). This correlation aims to illustrate aggression, as it’s focused on the percentage of times a guy drives when he touches the ball. Thanks so much to Nate Hollenberg (@nateyanalytics on Twitter) for letting me use this awesome graph that he made for some analysis!

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An Open Letter To DraftKings and The DFS Community

Dear DraftKings and the DFS Community, As an avid NBA DFS player, I write to you to share with you my experience regarding the scoring system for DraftKings (DK). The goal of DFS scoring (giving values to certain statistics), or scoring on any fantasy site in general, is to represent the “real” game as closely as possible. For example, players get positive points for assists, rebounds, steals, etc, all of which are positive stats that lead to their team performing better (points and blocks are other positive stats). Conversely, negative points are given to a player that turns the ball over, an action that is clearly detrimental to a team’s success. This concept is pretty fundamental to understanding NBA DFS...

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A Detailed Look At Backscreens

This week we have a guest article from Daniel Metser! Daniel is a basketball performance and skills trainer based in Boston, MA. He provides in depth content on basketball skills, individual and team tactics, NBA/NCAAB trends, and much more! Follow him on Instagram @kinetic_chain and Twitter @dannymetser for more basketball content! 

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