Re: Dilution, balance, and Bob-bashing
- --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "schtevie2003 <schtevie@h...>"
> New Year's Greetings,I've got a short response to Steve's intro.
> I am a longtime anonymous reader who is now joining the fray
> and would like to add a few pennies worth of thought on the
> issue of inter-temporal comparisons of NBA performance.
Your conclusions are very much the way I have been leaning as well,
but you spelled it out quite well. I'll try to look at it in order
to play Devil's Advocate later today and maybe to extrapolate it.
> I particularly enjoyed Rosen's article on the Sonics where hewatched
> one game (one of the worst of the year, for what it's worth) andPut me firmly in the "pompous windbag" camp. The best thing about the
> acted like he knew something about the team. Apparently, Desmond
> Mason can't make a jumper because he had one bad night.
Mason comment, for instance, was that Rosen said the reason Mason
can't make a jumper was his "low release point", which was hilarious
on several levels:
1) Apparently he's never watched Steve Kerr. Or Andrew Toney. Or
Bryce Drew. Or about a hundred other guys who shoot from under their
chin but make everything.
2) Mason's release point isn't low, especially given that he's about
20 feet off the ground when he shoots it.
3) Mason's problem isn't the release point, it's the lack of arc on