1072WNBA talent level rising?
- Jul 5, 2002Someone observed yesterday than when the WNBA started, the average
player age was 30 - older pros presumably. Now it is around 27.
I have not checked this, but couple of times 27 has been mentioned
as 'peak age' for performance for basketball in the NBA - not sure if
this holds for WNBA/females though?
Anyway - seems that the field goal percentage is up about 1% this year
as is the 3pt%. Also, the assist to turnover ratio (vague talent
indicator) is up from about 1 to 1.06 as of before yesterday. Hence
scoring is up about 6 points a game. H-A differential sti.ll similar
Do all these suggest the talent level is indeed increasing in this
league, so moving away from 'collegeness' level of talent to become
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