Stathead Basketball: The Most Powerful Research Tools in Sports

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What is Stathead Basketball?

Stathead includes the most comprehensive set of basketball research tools available to the public.
Make customized searches through all statistics in NBA history, with player/team season and game stats
going all the way back to the establishment of the BAA in 1946.
More granular shot, play-by-play, lineup and quarterly statistics are available since 1996.

Player Game Finder

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What is the most points a player has scored in his NBA debut?

Use the Player Game Finder to discover that Wilt Chamberlain's 43-point debut is the highest-scoring in NBA history.

WNBA Player Game Finder

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How many times did Diana Taurasi score 30 points in the playoffs?

Use the WNBA Player Game Finder to see that Diana Taurasi had eight 30-point playoff games, the most of any player in WNBA history.

Player Quarter Finder

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Who has the most 20-Point quarters since 1996-97?

Use the Player Quarter Finder to uncover that Kobe Bryant's 36 20-Point quarters lead all players since 1996-97.

Shot Finder

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What is Chris Paul’s clutch shooting percentage in the 2020-21 season?

Use the Shot Finder to see that Chris Paul shot a .482 eFG% in clutch situations in the 2020-21 season.

Player Season Finder

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Who was the last player before Luke Doncic to average 26 points per game in his first four seasons in the NBA?

Use the Player Season Finder to see that before Luka Doncic, the last player to average 26 points per game in his first four seasons in the NBA was LeBron James.

Player Comparison Finder

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Who was better: LeBron James or Michael Jordan?

Use the Player Comparison Finder to see LeBron and MJ’s stats side-by-side and decide once and for all who is the GOAT.

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