2015 FIBA Americas U16 Advanced Stats
We have calculated various advanced statistics for all teams which competed in this year’s 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.
This article highlights certain key statistics. The attached PDF includes additional data. If you would like an Excel version of player statistics, please contact us at LateNightHoops@LateNightHoops.com.
We start off with the top 20 Offensive Ratings (30% minutes played minimum for all stats listed below), led by Minnesota’s Gary Trent Jr.
Only three players had a steal rate greater than 5%.
Rial’s 8.9% steal rate is impressive, but he committed a ton of fouls. USA’s Tre Jones put up a nice 7.7% steal rate while keeping his fouls per 40 minutes down at 3.9. While Jones’ lofty steal rate wasn’t unexpected, his team-leading 17.7% defensive rebounding percentage was.
The top 5 defensive rebounders of the championship:
…and the top 5 offensive rebounders:
2018 Simi Shittu and his 7-foot wingspan performed well on the boards as evidenced above, and he further exhibited a strong motor and rebounding skill and effort as the summer continued. Certainly one whose development should be tracked closely.
Finally, a couple of side notes: Free-throw shooting for all players was a poor 60.3% and 3-point shooting was just 28.8%. The offensive efficiency numbers were ugly for most teams (see PDF for detail), with USA being the big exception (111.6… Canada was second best at 92.9).
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