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1258Re: Ballhogs - Dominique Wilkins

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  • Dean Oliver
    Sep 12, 2002
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      --- In APBR_analysis@y..., bchaikin@a... wrote:
      > speaking of ballhogs...
      >
      > here are the stats for 3 different players (all small forwards)
      from the
      > 1980s/early1990s over each of their best 10 year stretch (10
      consecutive
      > seasons):
      >
      > AVG Tendex possfact %shoot %pass min/g 2ptFG% 3ptFG%
      > 25.3 .731 1.40 37 50
      39 52
      > 37
      > 26.0 .591 1.30 45 40
      36 51
      > 21
      > 28.0 .589 1.20 50 32
      37 48
      > 31
      >
      > possfact is possession factor or touches/min
      > %shoot is #shots per 100 ball possessions
      >

      To clarify, "ball possessions" = "touches"?

      > so the first player shot the ball 37% of the time he had possession
      of it,
      > the last 50% of the time. the first passed off about 1/2 of the
      time he had
      > the ball, the last about 1/3 of the time. the one with the highest
      > touches/min had 1.4, the lowest 1.2 ball possessions per min....
      >

      So 'nique shot 50% of the time he touched it? Even higher than
      Iverson in the Finals in 2001, huh? How confident are you in the %'s
      you estimate? Can you post a bunch of players with the highest
      values of %shoot?
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