- Not really having done much research before making my selection, I

can definitely see why a few people picked the Spurs.

We'll do this again right before the playoffs to see what happens to

general opinion.

--- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, Gary Collard <collardg@e...>

wrote:> Very interesting that somebody picked Detroit, or any Least team

for that

> matter as there are at least 6 West teams that look better than any

of them

> to me. Not trying to embarrass anybody, just wondering if the

voter still

> feels that way after Detroit recently went 0-6 in a stretch of road

games

> against the West?

>

> APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com wrote:

> >

> > The following APBR_analysis poll is now closed. Here are the

> > final results:

> >

> > POLL QUESTION: Who will win the NBA Title in 2003

> > (your guess as of 3/1/03)?

> >

> > CHOICES AND RESULTS

> > - Dallas Mavericks (44-12), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Sacramento Kings (39-18), 7 votes, 53.85%

> > - San Antonio Spurs (38-17), 3 votes, 23.08%

> > - Detroit Pistons (37-18), 1 votes, 7.69%

> > - New Jersey Nets (37-20), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Indiana Pacers (37-19), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Portland Trail Blazers (35-20), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Minnesota Timberwolves (36-21), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Utah Jazz (33-22), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Boston Celtics (31-24), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Philadelphia 76ers (31-24), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Los Angeles Lakers (30-25), 2 votes, 15.38%

> > - Phoenix Suns (30-26), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - New Orleans Hornets (31-27), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Milwaukee Bucks (28-27), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Orlando Magic (28-29), 0 votes, 0.00%

> > - Other, 0 votes, 0.00%

> >

> > INDIVIDUAL VOTES

> > - Dallas Mavericks (44-12)

> > - Sacramento Kings (39-18)

> > - kpelton08@h...

> > - nikoz6@y...

> > - cwfrizzell@y...

> > - deano@r...

> > - harlanzo@y...

> > - Andrew.Golding@t...

> > - medeas_child@y...

> > - San Antonio Spurs (38-17)

> > - mone@s...

> > - chaboard@n...

> > - igorkupfer@r...

> > - Detroit Pistons (37-18)

> > - msg_53@h...

> > - New Jersey Nets (37-20)

> > - Indiana Pacers (37-19)

> > - Portland Trail Blazers (35-20)

> > - Minnesota Timberwolves (36-21)

> > - Utah Jazz (33-22)

> > - Boston Celtics (31-24)

> > - Philadelphia 76ers (31-24)

> > - Los Angeles Lakers (30-25)

> > - collardg@e...

> > - andyf@b...

> > - Phoenix Suns (30-26)

> > - New Orleans Hornets (31-27)

> > - Milwaukee Bucks (28-27)

> > - Orlando Magic (28-29)

> > - Other

>

> --

> Gary Collard

> SABR-L Moderator

> collardg@e...

>

> "Every time I see the U.S. flag, I don't see the flag only

> representative of a country, but I see it as a symbol of

> democracy and of freedom."

> -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi - I don't think that your vote is an outlier in any standard statistical sense; we know that the mean and median vote is in the 60-70% range, and your 55% vote puts you in the category just below that. Two voters, in the 80-90% range, are located two categories distant from the mean and median range.

--MKT

-----Original Message-----

From: Mike G [mailto:msg_53@...]

Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 5:32 AM

To: APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com

Subject: [APBR_analysis] Re: Poll results for APBR_analysis

The collective subjective guesstimate averages out to 70% as the

answer to this question:

> POLL QUESTION: How often (on defense) is a player

If we discount the outlier at the 55% spot (mine), the average jumps

> guarding the equivalent position

> player from the other team?..>

> CHOICES AND RESULTS

> - 80-90%, 2 votes, 16.67%

> - 70-80%, 3 votes, 25.00%

> - 60-70%, 6 votes, 50.00%

> - 50-60%, 1 votes, 8.33%

to 71%.

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