NBA.com now includes Synergy play-type numbers

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In news that’s of no consequence to Charles Barkley, NBA.com now provides Synergy tracking numbers.

As an example of what’s available, here are the efficiency leaders for each offensive play type (minimum 20 possessions):

  • Transition: Marcin Gortat, Wizards
  • Isolation: Ben Udrih, Grizzlies
  • Ball Handler:* Danilo Gallinari, Nuggets
  • Roll Man: Meyers Leonard, Trail Blazers
  • Post-Up: Jeff Green, Grizzlies**
  • Spot-Up: Kyle Korver, Hawks
  • Hand-off: Corey Joseph, Spurs
  • Cut: James Johnson, Raptors
  • Off Screen: Marcus Morris, Suns
  • Putbacks: Brandan Wright, Mavericks**

*In previous versions of Synergy, this was described as the ball-handler in pick-and-rolls. I’m guessing that’s still the case here, but it isn’t clear.

**Players who have played for multiple teams this season have their stats divided by team. Green previously played for the Celtics, and Wright is now with the Suns.

Click here to explore further for yourself. You can look at defensive play types and results for teams and individuals.