### What is eFG (Effective Field Goal Percentage)?

eFG represents the actual percentage of scoring field goals by a player or team in a basketball match or season. As there are 2-point and 3-point field goals, the eFG% accounts for the varying difficulty levels of these shots.

### How to Calculate eFG%

To find the effective field goal percentage:

1. Enter the number of 2-point field goals scored.
2. Insert the number of 3-point field goals scored.
3. Fill in the number of 2-point field goal attempts.
4. Enter the number of 3-point field goal attempts.

The eFG calculator will provide:

• Total field goals scored.
• Total field goal attempts.
• 2-Point field goal percentage.
• 3-Point field goal percentage.
• Effective field goal percentage.
• Total points scored.

### Example: Using the eFG Calculator

Estimate the effective field goal percentage for a team with 300 field goal attempts, scoring 105 2-point field goals and 36 3-point field goals. Use 245 and 55 as the 2-point and 3-point field goal attempts, respectively.

Input:

• 2-Point Field Goals: 105
• 3-Point Field Goals: 36
• 2-Point Attempts: 245
• 3-Point Attempts: 55

Output:

• Total FGs Scored: 141
• Total FG Attempts: 300
• 2-Point FG%: 42.86%
• 3-Point FG%: 65.45%
• Effective FG%: 53%
• Total Points Scored: 318

An eFG% of 53 is excellent, surpassing the highest eFG% for the NBA 2021-22 season (56.4%).

### FAQs

1. What is Effective Field Goal Percentage?

Effective Field Goal Percentage is a metric considering the difficulty of scoring 3-point field goals, combining both 2-point and 3-point field goals.

2. How to Calculate eFG%?

Divide the number of 3-point field goals scored by 2, add it to the total field goals, and then divide the sum by total field goal attempts.

3. What is a Good eFG%?

A good eFG% varies by player position. Around 50% or higher is considered good for players closer to the basket, while 40% is commendable for those mainly taking 3-point shots.

4. Best eFG% in NBA 21-22 Season?

The Utah Jazz led with an eFG% of 56.4%, followed by Golden State (55.4%), Charlotte (54.2%), Chicago (54.1%), and Phoenix (53.9%).