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Stolen with love from the XKCD comic.
Dennis Rodman has dominated Rebounding Percentage more than anyone has dominated any major stat.Rebounding percentage correlates more strongly with winning than points per game.Rodman has the highest Margin of Victory differential of any player since 1986 with a remotely similar sample size[Rodman's] Win% differential is #1 of the 470 players who qualified for the study—by a wide margin
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Remember how last year's draft was supposed to be great? It's early, but it's not looking so great. There are only a few rookies showing the ability to impact the league--Davis, Beal, Lillard, MKG, Drummond, Ross... ?? Festus? Shved?
Remember the debate over Terrence Jones, Perry Jones III, Jeremy Lamb and Quincy Miller? A lot of good that did.
Last edited by Catchall; 01-25-2013 at 05:14 PM.
Players I like in the 2015 draft:
Umm... Lyles. Yeah, Lyles.
I never pay any attention to if it's a weak or strong draft, the experts are almost always wrong in that respect.
I think they feel like they have to say its weak or strong to get people's attention. You never hear them say it's an average draft, which on average most drafts are.
I think they feel like they have to say its average just so people don't call them wrong afterwards. You always hear them say it's an average draft, which on average most drafts are.