## Re: Digest Number 439

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• ... Hoops ... system, ... when he ... team is ... for 8 ... when he is ... The thing ... he ... anybody ... I m not sure if this is how the system works
Message 1 of 14 , Apr 29, 2003
>
> Let me try a hypothetical with round numbers for convenince. Harry
Hoops
> plays 40 minutes a game, and he is a stud who has a +20 by that
system,
> broken down to +10 per 48 minutes when he is in the game and -10/48
when he
> is out. Since he plays 40 minutes and his team is +10/48, then his
team is
> 10 * 40/48 = +8.33 points per game while he is in. Since he sits
for 8
> minutes and his team is -10/48, they are -10 * 8/48 = -1.67 ppg
when he is
> out, thus the team is +6.67 points overall, not +20 or even +10.
The thing
> is that the positive contrbution far outweighs the negative because
he
> plays so many more minutes than he sits.
>
> But, as I said, I could be misunderstanding the system - Theron or
anybody
> else, do you know if this is correct?

I'm not sure if this is how the system works either, but i do have a