Last Thursday, I published player pair data for every NCAA Division I team. This was inspired by the NBA player pair data that has been available at 82games.com for the last few years. As I mentioned in my last article:
82games has compiled statistics showing how teams have performed with two specific players on the floor together. These “player pairs” are a complementary data view to our 5-man unit stats that measure unit performance. By focusing on two players at a time we can better understand which guys bring out the best in each other.
Unfortunately, that data is not currently available at 82games. If it becomes available, I’ll be happy to point you in that direction. Until then, I have calculated the player pair data for the current NBA season, and it can be viewed here: