Joynt: updates site to include in-depth stats tool

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The NBA unveiled a new tool late last night detailing the league’s statistics. The relaunch of analyzes player performance and team data, compiling over 4.5 quadrillion statistical combinations.

The NBA and analytics company SAP AG reached an agreement in July to develop the data platform.

“We are constantly researching new and emerging technologies in an effort to provide our fans with new ways to connect with our game,” said NBA Commissioner David Stern in a press release. “SAP is a leader in providing innovative software solutions and an ideal partner to provide a dynamic and comprehensive statistical offering as fans interact with NBA basketball on a global basis.”

In addition to current stats, the NBA also released the league’s entire statistics history, previously only being presented to league officials. The website will include every box score In NBA history as well.

The site displays a leaderboard for players and teams along with the option to compare specific stats. Player attributes can be broken down using charts and diagrams, giving a player’s shooting performance overall.

The pages include buttons to share on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.