Russell Westbrook analysis, 2019: Who needs efficiency?
Russell Westbrook is having an historically bad shooting year. But what about the other elements of his game? How valuable is he despite his inefficient shooting? This detailed film breakdown & scouting report examine the strengths and weaknesses of the Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star point guard while incorporating analytics & stats to assess his overall impact.Support at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thinkingbasketballBook: https://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Basketball-Ben-Taylor/dp/1532968175Podcast: https://player.fm/series/thinking-basketball or at https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ben-taylor/thinking-basketball-podcastWebsite: www.backpicks.comTwitter: @elgee35EDIT: At 5:35, I mistakenly call Frank Jackson (31% 3-pt shooter) Tim Frazier. Thanks to lil timmy for pointing this out. Ben Taylor is the author of Thinking Basketball, a Nylon Calculus contributor, creator of the Backpicks Top 40 series & host of the Thinking Basketball podcast.Stats courtesy:http://www.pbpstats.com @bballporthttp://canzhiye.com/rapm/ (250 RAPM)https://www.basketball-reference.comhttps://stats.nba.comBackpicks BPM is a proprietary model that focuses on player skill instead of situational value. PIPM is a hybrid model that "luck-adjusts" plus-minus data (regresses FT% and 3pt%) to account for noise and is more sensitive to a player's role/fit on a given team. Footage in this video is owned by the NBA and its partners. It is intended for critique and education.Music by Andy Beatz | Nacht Aktiv