5342Re: How well do players play on no rest?
- Dec 3, 2004I don't know if it was Igor, DanR, or DeanO, but one of them
tentatively concluded that 2 rest days between games was optimal for
individual performance. On a related note, one of their calculations
showed that rest days don't seem to significantly affect team
--- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, Gabe Farkas <gabefark@y...>
> I thought it might be random at first too, but he
> consistently did it all last season too, on a
> different team!
> --- Michael Tamada <tamada@o...> wrote:
> > That was my first thought too!
> > More seriously, maybe he has elderly or low-stamina
> > teammates
> > who play poorly on 0 days rest. So on the second
> > game of a
> > back-to-back, *he* becomes a go-to guy.
> > Without looking at additional players and years of
> > data, my
> > most likely guess is that it's just a random blip.
> > --MKT
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: wimpds [mailto:wimpds@y...]
> > Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 12:22 PM
> > To: APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [APBR_analysis] Re: How well do players
> > play on no rest?
> > Interesting.
> > Perhaps he's trying to rebound from the weak
> > performance the day
> > before! :)
> > --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, Gabe Farkas
> > <gabefark@y...> wrote:
> > > Taking a look at the per-days-of-rest splits for
> > Drew
> > > Gooden this year, I found something peculiar:
> > >
> > > 0 days rest - 34.4 mpg, 16.2 ppg, 13.2 rpg, 4.4
> > FTA/g,
> > > 2.4 bpg, 1.2 spg
> > >
> > > 1 days rest - 29 mpg, 11.8 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 3.8
> > FTA/g, 1
> > > bpg, .5 spg
> > >
> > > 2 days rest - 26.5 mpg, 7 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 2.5 FTA/g,
> > .8
> > > bpg, 1.8 spg,
> > >
> > > Except for the 1.8 spg on 2 days rest (mostly
> > > resulting from a 4 steal outburst against the
> > Wizards
> > > on 11/13), he seems to be playing significantly
> > better
> > > on no rest. I found this interesting, because I
> > > noticed the same pattern with him last year as
> > well.
> > >
> > > Anyone have any theories on why this might be?
> > What is
> > > the "optimal" number of days of rest for players?
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