The foundation of the statistical analysis revolution in sports is the fact that subjective impressions are not sufficient measures of a player performance. Objective measurements, usually in the form of statistics, are needed to properly determine value. Using too much subjective impression will either overvalue or undervalue a player. By the basis of their objectivity, [...]
Archive for February, 2006
In terms of talent this trade is a no-brainer. Penny Hardaway is 6 years and 2 knees removed from his last good season. Meanwhile Trevor Ariza is a liability in the half court set, and unless you’re Ben Wallace it doesn’t normally work to play 4 on 5. Steve Francis can put the ball in [...]
Back in Time, but without Christopher Lloyd.
And no, the answer is not to clone Patrick Ewing.
KnickerBlogger looks at the funny side of the Jalen Rose trade.
All the details are still not out. So far it looks like ESPN is the only one reporting this.