Poss (basketball)

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Poss is a stat used to estimate the number of offensive possessions a player is accountable for. It was developed by Dean Oliver, the first full-time statistical analyst in the NBA.

Poss = Field Goal Attempts + 0.4*Free Throw Attempts - 1.07*(Offensive Rebound Rate)*(Field Goals Missed) + Turnovers