1225Re: Value of timeouts
- Aug 30, 2002--- In APBR_analysis@y..., "mikel_ind" <msg_53@h...> wrote:
> --- In APBR_analysis@y..., "HoopStudies" <deano@r...> wrote:wrote:
> > --- In APBR_analysis@y..., "thedawgsareout" <kpelton08@h...>
> > > ... nice to have a statistical idea of theto
> > > value of momentum timeouts. It might be difficult to pick out a
> > > specific set of criteria to determine what timeouts are called
> > > stop a run, but if you could isolate those and see what happensnot
> > > afterward compared to when teams on the same type of runs are
> > > stopped by a timeout, that would be very valuable.The accumulations do seem to be random, but the perception is real.
> What do we know about runs of momentum? At the professional level,
> where panic is less frequent, and coaches get paid big bucks, there
> will still be some random accumulations of points favoring one team
> or the other.
Coaches definitely call timeouts when there seems to be a run. We're
looking to see whether those timeouts cause the end of a run at a
rate that is significantly different than what you'd expect from
> > ...teams that call timeouts to stop a run actually had aDefinitely true. You don't want to not have a timeout when you need
> > bit better chances of stopping that run than would be
> expected. ...> DeanO
> And, what is the value of an unused timeout? Being out of timeouts
> gives the opposition more options. Saving timeouts is good.
> The more polished team will not benefit from timeouts as much asthe
> disorganized team will benefit. Bob Knight was the master atgaining
> the advantage in uninterrupted play. Having 4-5 seniors on thefloor
> helped.Well, this sounds like a future study.
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