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The Mother of all Stats... 

Post#1 » by Bucketz_McGee » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:31 pm

What is it?

The basic box scores? PER? ASPM? SPM? xRAPM? RPM?? etc...

Or is the good ol' fashion eye test?

I do not think there is one that definitively measures the entire game of basketball.
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Post#2 » by Bucketz_McGee » Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:59 am

Bucketz_McGee wrote:What is it?

The basic box scores? PER? ASPM? SPM? xRAPM? RPM?? etc...

Or is the good ol' fashion eye test?

I do not think there is one that definitively measures the entire game of basketball.
Neither do I. But I know some people prefer certain stats over others. Personally, I don't like PER as it explicitly does not include defensive stats. That is half of the game.



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Re: The Mother of all Stats... 

Post#3 » by BombsquadSammy » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:48 pm

I'm not sure there's one single stat we can ever look at to tell us the whole story.
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Re: The Mother of all Stats... 

Post#4 » by BombsquadSammy » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:49 pm

BombsquadSammy wrote:I'm not sure there's one single stat we can ever look at to tell us the whole story.


I disagree; everything can be parsed down to a single element of information, and basketball is no different.
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Re: The Mother of all Stats... 

Post#5 » by BombsquadSammy » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:49 pm

BombsquadSammy wrote:
BombsquadSammy wrote:I'm not sure there's one single stat we can ever look at to tell us the whole story.


I disagree; everything can be parsed down to a single element of information, and basketball is no different.


You guys are both wrong; it's all about finding a balance.
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Post#6 » by euroleague » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:56 am

there is no mother. Just stats

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