Re: Team Consistency
- --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "monepeterson <mone@s...>"
> > DeanO has or at least had an article on his website thataddresses
> > this. Consistency is not by itself either a good thing or a badINconsistency
> > thing. To perhaps oversimplify, here's a two sentence summary:
> > Consistency is a good thing for a good team to have.
> > is a good thing for a bad team to have.teams
> That makes intuitive sense. Bad teams want to steal wins, good
> want to prevent wins from being stolen. Something like that?To take that point further, teams with players who can create their
own shot easily (iversons, boston) are more affected by odds than by
defense. Iverson is usually hot or cold by luck (or some other
unquantifiable reason) and not by defense. remember Boston's big
comeback against nj in the playoffs. they shoot a lot of threes and
when they are hot they are great and when not they will lose to
- Ironically, they made that comeback by NOT shooting threes. In that
fourth quarter they made one three but 17 foul shots.
>>>remember Boston's bigand
> comeback against nj in the playoffs. they shoot a lot of threes
> when they are hot they are great and when not they will lose to