Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by dba, Oct 28, 2009.
What a STUPID f/a signing by the Grizz.
Did any body catch the end of the Mavs-Jazz game last night? By the time I turned it on, Dirk Nowitzky was shooting FT's and Mavs were about to walk off the floor with a 96-85 victory.
Well a good as Will Bynum was in the 4th qtr last night for the Pistons, Dirk apparently was better scoring 29 pts in the 4th to bring his team back from 15 pt deficit.
NBA.com: Mavs ride Nowitzki's record quarter to improbable win
116 points per game pace! That's some serious foul drawing he was doing.
Darn Celtics steal another victory on the road in Minnesota 92-90. KG dropped an unintentional F bomb in the just prior to the post game comments and the interviewer tried to pull the mike out of the way...I think he was talking to a Twolve fan,,...
Rambus rookie coaching could not close it out as the Twolves led for most of the game until then end.
Sheed shot only three pointers in the game as was 2-7 from beyond the arc..
Darnit the Lakers also steal one on the road like the Celtics did trailing most of the game to the Rockets but finally prevailing in OT and winning 103-102.
Kobe scored 41 points on 15-30 FGA and was 11-15 FTA . The Lakers also stole a game in OT in Oklahoma City last night by 2.
Pau Gasol has been cleared to practice, so the Lakers get two in the win column that they probably should have lost with him sidelined.
Afflalo with a nice game tonight.
15 pts, 6 rbs, 4 ast, and 2 stl in 31 minutes.
Also, Iverson off to a very good start through halftime.
13 points and 6 assists in 14 minutes (+10 in his stint).
Sheed is on a multi-year deal right? 26 of his 36 FG attempts so far have been treys.
Celtics will have buyer's remorse after this year.
3yrs deal; btw Dice too...
Those are MVP numbers.
yeah, per 48 min.
But seriously, Denver is running and gunning and therefore stats are inflated
I've been watching local Nuggs broadcasts and Spellcheck is only playing the last 8 seconds of each quarter.
...He put up that stat line last night in a mere 32 seconds of PT.
At the start of the game he had the 2nd most made 3's in the L.
Tommy Heinsohn said last night that Sheed was going to write a book after he retired called How to Keep Your Temper When Being Provoked after he was called for a T.
Probably the best way to look at it would be to take his stats and adjust them to 48 minutes, then divide by the number of possessions that the Nuggets average in a game and multiply that by 100.
That will give you Afflalo's stats per 100 possessions, which you could compare to players on other teams that play at a different pace. These numbers will seem inflated because teams average less than 100 possessions. Maybe we should use 90 then, since that is about the average.
Taking AA's stats this year and converting them to "stats per 90 possessions" gives:
If we do the same analysis for 2009 Iverson, we get:
I like it.
Remember as long as Alf got in a game during the 07/08 season, we won the game. If Flip forgot to play him we lost. How many games did he play in during the 2008 ECF?
With that being said, the Nuggets are 5-0 with Alf providing his 32 second per game appearances. Once again Joe has provided the Nuggets another key player to help them to another division championship, and we got nothing out of it but some dude name Cappy Space who can't score or play any D......
Denver's overall plus minus per game (per 48 minutes) is +13.6
Afflalo's plus minus per 48 minutes played is 24.4
Afflalo has played 110 of 240 minutes possible so far.
Do the math.
((110/240) * 24.4) + ((130/240) * x) = 13.6
11.18 + 0.5416 x = 13.6
.5416 x = 2.42
x = 4.47
So, Denver, without Afflalo in the game has a plus minus of +4.5 this season per 48 minutes.
Again, with Afflalo in, Denver is + 24.4 per 48 minutes.
Just five games so far, but worth tracking, I'd say.
Oh, here is the data in case anyone wants the details:
All wins for Denver. Afflalo's minutes and plus / minus number.
Utah 114-105, 23 minutes, +13
Portland 97-94, 14 minutes, +7
Memphis 133-123, 19 minutes, +13
Indiana 111-93, 23 minutes, +16
NJ 122-94, 31 minutes, +7
I dunno why Alf is "worth of tracking".This team has moved on. I take Rip and Gordon ( he has proved he is the closest of superstar what Detroit could get) over Alf any day.
Yeah, yeah I know one response will be "but instead of Rip we could use scoring big man"
Now....please type here the name of available "scoring big man" or gimme a good reason why somebody would like to trade his"scoring big man" for Rip.
Carlos Boozer wanted for his services contract STARTING of 15 million...( count rise per year 8%)is he worth of it...no.
Please, no "Bosh from toronto" scenarios. Bosh if traded, has no obligation to resign with his new team.
Why such hostility for tracking previous players? It's natural that we become interested in players that were on the team.
I'd be happy to see Okur, Arroyo, Ratliff, or any other former players do well, as long as it isn't at our expense.
It looks like Kaman is playing well, although on a couple of these he travels.
YouTube - Game 5 Breakdown: Minnesota at Clippers
I sense more "oh why oh why stupid JoeD let 'em go"
Lee356 desperately tries to indicate how good players have gone in spite of repeated explanations and backgrounds why JoeD made exactly such decisions. W/o Gordon Alf were to stay, that is sure. Amir? Well, I' m sure that after seeing better potential in Daye, Summers and jerebko JoeD felt there is no need to keep Amir and Washington.
We debate Joe's decisions out of curiosity and entertainment. Most of us realize that these discussions are not going to change anything.
Clearly, Joe's moves have not all been good since we are looking like a team that will most likely miss the playoffs.
What do you think have been the worse ones?
Why did the Nuggs outperform us last season and why are they sitting undefeated now when we were the better team at the time of the CB trade?
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