Basketball Reference’s Play Index

Statistical Tool: Basketball Reference’s Play Index

What is it?

  • This incredible tool is essentially a seach engine for the statistical archives of
  • Using various statistical criteria you can search and compare individual player seasons, individual player games, individual player streaks, team seasons, team games, team streaks, draft pick history, head to head comparisons for individual games and head to head season comparisons for different players.

Why should I be interested?

Why should I be skeptical?

  • It can take a few tries to figure out which version of the tool and which limiting criteria to use to isolate the information you want.
  • Most advanced statistics are available in the database, but a few like Pure Point Rating are missing.

Where can I find it?


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