Some Linteresting comps
Those of you who stick around KBlogger after the season’s close are probably familiar with our Report Cards. When we’re not busy going out of our way to hurt a certain player’s feelings, part of our analysis involves comparing them to other players in the modern era who reflect some of the same statistics.
Over at the always outstanding, stats-driven Hickory High, Ian Levy (also of TrueHoop partner in crime Two Man Game), did some great number crunching to come up with a few similarity scores for Jeremy Lin. Some of the names that came up might surprise you.
Check out Ian’s great post here!
Beyond his work for KnickerBlogger, Jim is a contributor to the New York Times Off the Dribble NBA blog, ESPN.com, and The Classical. He is currently working on a biography of Robert Silverman, titled "Clownin' and Astoundin.'" Follow him on Twitter @JPCavan.