Neil Paine writes that a large part of the Pacers' recent playoff success -- and the team's overall success over the last two seasons -- can be attributed to head coach Frank Vogel, who is among the NBA's best in terms of maximizing talent.
Using the Championship Leverage Index -- a metric that quantifies the importance of individual playoff games -- Neil Paine examines the best and worst active NBA players when it comes to performing in the "clutch." Tyson Chandler tops the list.
Neil Paine analyzes NBA teams with the most "luck," or those with more wins than expected due to factors like multiple players over-reaching their projections. The Spurs are again the league's luckiest team, but how sustainable is their good fortune?