Offensive rating, along with defensive rating is invented by Dean Oliver.
Individual offensive ratings are constructed from the following two statistics:
- Scoring possessions, which represents the credit an individual gets for the times his/her team ends a possession and gives it back to the opponents.
- Individual points produced, which represents the credit an individual gets for the points that his/her team generates on the offensive end.
Individual offensive ratings can be followed at player stats pages for the seasons.