I always knew assists in basketball were bogus. This article just proves it: http://deadspin.com/5336974/how-an-nba-scorekeeper-cooked-the-books

Basketball needs to get rid of the assist stat all together. Basketball is such an extreme stat driven sport.

Official scorers are a piece of work all together. How many no hitters have been saved because of an imaginary error? All the defensive football stats are also a load of crap.

http://deadspin.com/5345287/the-confessions-of-an-nba-scorekeeper

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