Monday, July 15, 2013

HEAT Summer League: James Ennis Returned To Productivity In 3rd Game in 4 Days

James Ennis photo from nba.com/heat

James Ennis recovered from 2 unproductive summer league games to be the most productive player on the floor in his 3rd game in 4 days as the Miami HEAT head into a much needed day off.

This article uses the Estimated Wins Produced statistic created by sports economist David Berri. Average players increase a team's chance of winning 10% by producing 0.100 Estimated Wins per 40 minutes (Est.WP40) because an average NBA team produces a 0.500 winning percentage. See the HEAT Produced Page for more information.

Most Productive Players
James Ennis was the most productive player in the HEAT's 2nd Vegas Summer League game. He increased the HEAT chance of winning by 22% with 11 points, 71% shooting efficiency, 5 rebounds, 4 turnovers, 2 steals and 4 fouls in 25 minutes. The HEAT's 2013 2nd round draft pick is the 2nd most productive HEAT player in Summer League behind Ian Clark.

2013 HEAT SUMMER LEAGUE SUMMARY
PLAYER GP MIN Est.WP40 Est.WP
I. Clark 5 140.3 0.228 0.801
J. Ennis 6 146.3 0.209 0.763
D. Kennedy 6 138.5 0.198 0.685
J. Varnado 6 154.6 0.119 0.459
C. Jackson 4 89.1 0.167 0.372
J. Nunnally 5 90.8 0.152 0.345
D. James 2 34.1 0.368 0.314
E. Griffin 6 112.0 0.104 0.290
D. Stephens 4 50.7 0.217 0.275
M. Dunigan 6 108.1 0.056 0.151
S. Hopson 3 66.2 0.076 0.125
A. Marshall 2 41.3 0.090 0.093
J. Carmichael 2 21.3 0.171 0.091
T. Leslie 1 10.6 0.257 0.068
T. Taylor 2 28.7 -0.051 -0.037
J. Hagins 1 4.8 -0.708 -0.085
D. Dedmon 3 35.6 -0.125 -0.111
M. Kabongo 4 65.0 -0.077 -0.126
V. Council 4 62.5 -0.194 -0.303

Damion James was the 2nd most productive HEAT player in the game against the Hawks. He increased the HEAT chance of winning by 17% with 11 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block and just 1 foul. James is the 3rd most productive HEAT player in Vegas Summer League after 2 games.

2013 HEAT VEGAS LEAGUE SUMMARY
PLAYER GP MIN Est.WP40 Est.WP
D. Kennedy 2 58.7 0.366 0.537
J. Nunnally 2 36.8 0.439 0.404
D. James 2 34.1 0.368 0.314
J. Ennis 2 47.5 0.160 0.190
J. Varnado 2 48.9 0.116 0.142
A. Marshall 2 41.3 0.090 0.093
T. Leslie 1 10.6 0.257 0.068
M. Dunigan 2 33.6 0.069 0.058
T. Taylor 2 28.7 -0.051 -0.037
M. Kabongo 1 16.5 -0.155 -0.064
J. Hagins 1 4.8 -0.708 -0.085
E. Griffin 2 38.6 -0.309 -0.298

Players to Watch
Here's how the other players to watch highlighted in the Summer League Preview produced in the HEAT's 2nd Vegas Summer League game:
  • Dennis Schroeder and Lucas Nogueira, the Hawks 2 foreign 1st round draft picks, were twice as productive as the average player in the game with 0.208 est.WP40 and 0.267 est.WP40, respectively.
  • Michael Dunigan (center from Oregon) decreased the HEAT chance of winning by 6% with 3 points, 0-3 shooting, 5 rebounds, 1 block, 2 turnovers and 1 foul in 15 minutes for -0.156 est.WP40.
  • Myck Kabongo (guard from Texas) did not play. Nothing to see here.
  • Anthony Marshall (guard from UNLV) decreased the HEAT chance of winning by 19% with 3 fouls and 8 turnovers in 22 minutes for -0.337 est.WP40.
  • Tony Taylor (guard from George Washington) increased the HEAT chance of winning by 9% with 7 points, 2-3 shooting from the floor, 2 assists and 2 turnovers in 13 minutes for 0.278 est.WP40.
  • Jarvis Varnado increased the HEAT chance of winning by 16% with 8 points, 4-6 shooting from the floor, 7 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 fouls in 27 minutes for 0.232 est.WP40.

The spreadsheet below lists the production for all players in the HEAT's 2nd game of the Vegas Summer League.



Original data from nba.com.

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