“Game Score” (GmSc) is a basketball statistic to offer a “total value” on a player’s performance in a basketball game. John Hollinger, the former Vice President of Basketball Operations and current Senior NBA columnist at The Athletic, developed this Game Score statistic in Basketball. The Game Score Basketball statistic is an elaboration of Player Efficiency Rating (PIR).
What is Game Score Basketball?
This metric evaluates every statistic listed on a player’s box score. Where people judge most players only on their scoring capability, Basketball Game Score allows other contributions such as rebounds, steals, blocks, turnovers, and other actions.
Game Score showcases a parallel number, and those individual games mostly use this statistic. According to the Game Score Basketball, 40 is an outstanding game score, and ten is an average performance score.
Purpose of the Game Score Basketball:
- To evaluate the total performance of a player in the basketball game.