Here’s why NBA teams are scoring so many dang points this year
The NBA is having a point explosion and there’s a clear reason why. The opening games of the 2018-19 NBA season have been modernized basketball on drugs with team’s point totals and offensive efficiencies reaching uncharted territory. While analytics gurus have been preaching pace, space and the importance of the deep ball for years, this is the season a majority of the league is taking a full step forward.
Prior to games on Oct. 25, one third of final scores this season (36 of 124) eclipsed...