Re: Euclidian comparison of current and past players
- "He is another guy with big per-minute numbers who played
mysteriously few minutes (28 pg) for his career."
If I'm not mistaken, Mickey played so few minutes because he was a
major pain in the ass and didn't play any defense.
--- In APBR_analysis@y..., "mikel_ind" <msg_53@h...> wrote:
> --- In APBR_analysis@y..., "Michael K. Tamada" <tamada@o...> wrote:
> > Actually I think of Majerle and Moncrief as being fairly similar,
> What little I saw of Moncrief had him scoring around the basket and
> midrange. Majerle was the thunderdunker, then he had the 30-
> but apparently nothing midrange. Perhaps the ultimate case of a
> with unlimited range (in and out) who only gets 10-12 points in 36
> >... The matching
> > of Divac and DeBusschere though tells us that there's some
> > missing variables. Guys who could rebound and score some and
> > and who could shoot from outside, but I don't know if I'd draw any
> > similarities beyond that.
> DeBusschere invented the DeBu Flop. Modelled it after Fosbury.
> (Rebound, score, pass, shoot from outside ... what more do you
> > > Mickey Johnson ...
> > Yes, he was the first forward I remember seeing who would
> > the ball out of backcourt -- this at 6'10". And not just in fast
> > situations or fullcourt pressure situations, but as part of the
> > offense. ... John Johnson must've started doing it
> > the same time as Mickey Johnson, but he was 6'6" or 6'7", not as
> These guys had similarities for sure. JJ preceded Mickey J by 4
> years. Both guys played 12 seasons, shot fairly low percentages,
> high turnovers, and got traded a lot ('til JJ settled down in
> Seattle). But they did it all -- or at least tried to.
> Mickey Johnson played in only 19 playoff games, but he made the
> of it. He averaged 19.2 pts, 9.2 reb, per-36; his assists and
> turnovers were lower in these games, shooting pct higher (.548,
> vs .507 RS).
> He is another guy with big per-minute numbers who played
> few minutes (28 pg) for his career.
> Mike G