Ed Davis - What the Jazz coaching staff said that made him pick Utah...

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  1. jjscap

    jjscap Well-Known Member

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    Quin Snyder would be mad about this conclusion and he would be right.
    An NBA game is decided by an average of 4.6 points last time I checked, perhaps it is a bit higher now. Anyway 0. 266 is about 5~6% of that alone . It's not insignificant at all. It is a quarter. Ask the significance of half a point to punters. It's a thousand dollars sometimes.
     
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  2. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2019 Award Winner 2018 Award Winner

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    And Ed likes you.

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  3. cctrackstar

    cctrackstar Well-Known Member

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    er

    i kind of would maybe like it if he learned some kind of jump shot, maybe a hook shot. otherwise nobody respect him.

    but then he'd cost more, so oh well.
     
  4. Handlogten's Heros

    Handlogten's Heros Well-Known Member 2019 Award Winner

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    I think I'm self-aware, but people that have the least amount of self-awareness likely think they are self-aware AF.
     
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  5. ChicAggie

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    It's part and parcel of the Dunning-Kruger effect. The current most obvious example can be found if you google "Dunning Kruger president."
     
  6. campaignist

    campaignist Well-Known Member

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    They don’t matter...until they start hacking him late game...or if he’s playing extended minutes if Rudy is injured
     
  7. silesian

    silesian Well-Known Member

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    1.3 games on average if history repeats itself. Smile. My question to you is how sure are you that it will never happen? It just has to happen once for the correlation to pay. Let's keep track of it and see. And I hope he makes 90% of his free throws so it is a moot point.
     
  8. Engorged On Unborn Gore

    Engorged On Unborn Gore Well-Known Member

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    Funny, I had zero confidence in Favors’ free throws.
     
  9. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2019 Award Winner 2018 Award Winner

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    61.7% vs. 67.5%.

    0.116 PPG difference.

    We lose all teh games.
     
  10. silesian

    silesian Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't matter is Donovan scores 24 or 25, it's just a point.

    Rudy 10 boards or 11 boards, just one board. no impact

    Jingles 40% or 39% from three. just 1%. no impact.

    Conley 6 assists of 7. no impact



    Over the course of a season, everything matters.
     
  11. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2019 Award Winner 2018 Award Winner

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    They do matter. But to isolate one variable — of hundreds — and squabble over the difference is missing the mark.
     
  12. framer

    framer Well-Known Member

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    If we are down to haggling over the free throw percentage of our backup center as a major worry, life is pretty damn good
     
  13. campaignist

    campaignist Well-Known Member

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    I'm not saying it's a huge concern but it is one. We haven't really had a terrible free throw shooter on the team for a while. No reason to freak out.
     

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