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This report will encompass some key visuals for storylines throughout the season.

The report is broken down into to major sections:
1. Team Analysis
2. Players Analaysis
3. Specific Storylines

Team Analysis

This will detail where the Portland Trail Blazers are at with key team trend metrics on the year compared to other NBA teams.

Four Factor Analysis

Four Factors was invented by Dean Oliver to measure team’s offense & defensive strategies. These four factors have a high correlation to wins and losses in a given season. The factors are weighted the following way:
1. Shooting (40%)
2. Turnovers (25%)
3. Rebounding (25%)
4. Free Throws (25%)

These 4 metrics can highlight a team strengths and weaknesses easily. Currently the Blazers rank near the bottom of the league in defensive effective field goal percentage.

Blazers Four Factors NBA Rank
name 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
OFF eFG % 13 15 14 13 22 11 8 9 14 12 16 22 13
DEF eFG % 28 22 15 12 4 11 14 3 7 24 23 22 17
OFF Turnovers per Poss 18 1 3 12 8 11 17 9 4 15 11 8 3
DEF Turnovers per Poss 20 27 27 26 27 26 25 29 29 26 12 2 18
OFF Rebounding % 17 11 14 1 10 17 3 20 3 23 21 3 4
DEF Rebounding % 2 18 26 9 5 12 13 7 12 18 18 24 7
OFF Free Throw Pct % 9 10 18 7 16 13 19 27 13 22 13 16 5
DEF Free Throw Pct % 14 25 18 16 18 28 26 3 7 6 9 16 13

Team Splits

Blazers Team Splits
GROUP_VALUE GP W L PTS/G FG_PCT 3PA/G FG3_PCT FTA/G FT_PCT REB/G DREB/G OREB/G AST/G TOV/G STL/G BLK/G
2021-22 31 13 18 108.5 0.452 37.7 0.352 21.0 0.786 44.2 34.3 9.8 22.9 14.3 7.6 4.9
Last 5 Games 5 2 3 110.2 0.447 41.2 0.379 24.8 0.798 44.6 35.6 9.0 22.0 18.0 7.2 6.4
Last 10 Games 10 3 7 104.5 0.435 36.3 0.344 23.9 0.778 42.6 34.0 8.6 21.5 16.2 7.0 5.4
Last 15 Games 15 5 10 107.5 0.447 36.2 0.352 23.1 0.790 41.9 32.9 9.0 22.1 14.5 7.0 4.9
Last 20 Games 20 8 12 107.5 0.451 35.8 0.348 22.4 0.806 42.3 33.0 9.3 22.5 14.6 7.2 4.8

Season Spotlight: Team Defense

So far Blazers ability to lower field goal percentage YoY is flat, which isn’t a good sign given it was a focus in the offseason.

Offensive vs. Defensive Ratio

This chart helps to see which teams are most balanced in terms of offensive & defensive rating.

GSW has looked dominant early in the season.

Team Pace of Play

Lakers, Kings, and Rockets have the highest amount of possessions per game. 76ers are slowest pace of play.