# What is Ws in NBA stats?

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## What is def WS NBA?

Defensive win shares (DWS) is a player statistic that attributes credit to players based on their ability to prevent opposing teams from scoring. A player’s DWS is calculated by estimating the number of points allowed per 100 defensive possessions.

## What is a good Ws in Basketball?

NBA/ABA.

Rank Player WS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 273.41
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 247.26
3. LeBron James 242.04
4. Karl Malone* 234.63

## Are win shares a good stat?

Win shares is a great start to show how much overall success a player brings to their team. According to Basketball-Reference, win shares is a metric that estimates the number of wins a player produces for his team throughout the season.

## How is a win share calculated?

If a team wins 80 games in a season, then its players will share 240 win shares. The formula for calculating win shares is complicated; it takes up pages 16–100 in the book. The general approach is to take the team’s win shares (i.e., 3 times its number of wins), then divide them between offense and defense.

## What is defensive WS?

Defensive Win Shares takes all facets of the defensive game into account and is tempo-free. The metric is scaled so that one DWS is equal in value to one win added to the player’s team’s record.

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How to Read a Box Score

1. MIN = Minutes.
3. FGA = Field-goals attempted.
4. FG% = Field goal percentage.
6. 3PA = 3-pointers attempted.
7. 3P% = 3-point percentage.
8. FTM = Free throws made.

## Which NBA player has the most win shares?

Kawhi Leonard remains No. 1 all-time in winning percentage

• Kawhi Leonard: 74.48 percent (429-147) …
• Magic Johnson: 73.95 percent (670-236) …
• Larry Bird: 73.58 percent (660-237) …
• KC Jones: 73.08 percent (494-182) …
• Michael Cooper: 72.85 percent (636-237) …
• Tom Heinsohn: 72.63 percent (475-179)

## Who has the best record in the East NBA?

Eastern Conference

TEAM W WIN%
1 PHI 8 .800
2 MIA 7 .778
3 BKN 7 .700
4 CHI 6 .667

## How many MVP does LeBron have?

LeBron James is a four-time NBA MVP.

## What’s a good defensive rating NBA?

NBA/ABA

Rank Player DRtg
1. Gar Heard 95.30
2. Dave Cowens* 95.52
3. Tim Duncan* 95.57
4. David Robinson* 95.65

## What is offensive win share?

A metric that estimates the number of wins a player produces for his team due to his offensive ability. This number is generally calculated using full-season statistics.